• Adjunct Associate Professor, Global Health
  • Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Seattle, WA
United States

Email: 
alsadem@uw.edu
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Biography 

Dr. Seminario obtained her DDS and Pediatric Dentistry certificate from Cayetano Heredia University (Peru) before earning her PhD in Stomatology from Charles University (Czech Republic) and MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Washington. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and on the Council on Clinical Affairs at the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is Adjunct Faculty at UW Global Health Department, Director of UW International Visiting (Pediatric) Dentist Program and on staff at Seattle Children’s Hospital Dental Medicine. In addition to her current work in Thailand, Kenya and Peru, Dr. Seminario’s collaborative network includes Mongolia, China and Colombia.

Education 
  • PhD (Charles University (Czechoslovakia))
  • MPH (University of Washington)
  • MS (Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia)
  • DDS (Cayetano Heredia University)
Country Affiliations 
Languages 
  • Czech
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
Health Topics 
  • Child and Adolescent Health (incl. Pediatrics)
  • Chronic Disease (incl. Cardiovascular, Diabetes)
  • Education and Training
  • Epidemiology
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Immigrants and Refugees
  • Implementation Science
  • Oral Health
  • Research
  • Workforce
Publications 

Seminario AL, DeRouen T, Cholera M, et al. Mitigating Global Oral Health Inequalities: Research Training Programs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Ann Glob Health. 2020;86(1):141. Published 2020 Nov 5. doi:10.5334/aogh.3134

Seminario AL, Kemoli A, Benki-Nugent S, et al. Caregivers' report of HIV-associated oral manifestations among HIV-unexposed, exposed, and infected Kenyan children [published online ahead of print, 2020 Dec 25]. Int J Paediatr Dent. 2020;10.1111/ipd.12771. doi:10.1111/ipd.12771

Seminario AL, Chen B, Liu J, Seymour B. Integrating Global Health Within Dental Education: Inter-University Collaboration for Scaling Up a Pilot Curriculum. Ann Glob Health. 2020;86(1):113. Published 2020 Sep 3. doi:10.5334/aogh.3024

Randall CL, Wallace E, Heaton LJ, et al. Longitudinal Analysis of Children's Oral Health-Related Quality of Life After Restorative Dental Treatment. Pediatr Dent. 2021;43(3):223-229.

Gill A, Garcia M, Won An S, Scott J, Seminario AL. Clinical Comparison of Three Esthetic Full-Coverage Restorations in Primary Maxillary Incisors at 12 Months. Pediatr Dent. 2020;42(5):367-372.