Dr. Ildeu Andrade earned his orthodontic certificate and his Master`s degree in 2002 from Marquette University. He earned his PhD in Cellular Biology from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Currently, he is an Associate Professor of Orthodontics at the Pontifical Catholic University in Brazil. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and the Brazilian Board of Orthodontics. In 2013 he was awarded with the Wayne G. Watson Award, which is given to the highest-rated research article published in the AJO-DO in 2012.