- Dr. Maryam Alfardan
- Beirut Arab University
I have been practicing dentistry for over 18 years and have four fellowships. I started my career in the Navy after dental school, followed by working at a private practice. I am currently finishing up in the Navy reserves as a Commander. I have twin sons and two stepdaughters. I have been a member of the Ohio State Alumni since my first graduation and am a very proud Buckeye!
Dr. Gabriela Herrera joins GSO with an extensive international background in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. Dr. Herrera began her dental education in Venezuela, where she graduated Universidad Santa Maria (USM) in 2004. She then completed her fellowship in endodontics through USM in 2005 and became a specialist in dentofacial functional orthopedics through the Venezuelan Society of Functional Orthopedics in 2006.
In 2008, Dr. Herrera continued her specialist education in orthodontics in the United States, where she attended New York University to become a specialist in orthodontics. She completed cleft lip and palate advanced training at New York University Medical Center in 2008.
After obtaining her masters in orthodontics with a three year post-graduate program at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, she went on to open a private practice in orthodontics and craniofacial orthopedics in Caracas, Venezuela in 2011. Dr. Herrera also served as a faculty member at USM from 2011-2014 for their pre-doctoral pediatric/orthodontic dentistry program.
Dr. Herrera is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) and the Sociedad Colombiana de Ortodoncia (SCO).
A native of Carcas, Venezuela, Dr. Nunez graduated from Universidad Central de Venezuela Dental School in 2005. After five years in private practice, she attended a three year orthodontic residency program at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia. In 2013 Dr. Nunez relocated to Puerto Rico where she attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine Advanced Standings Program for International students and received her DMD degree in 2018. She enjoys flamenco dancing and was even a flamenco instructor in Puerto Rico.