Dr. Panagakos received his DMD from UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School (now Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine) and his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from UMDNJ-Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (now the Rutgers University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences) in 1992. In 1999, he received a Master’s in Education from Seton Hall University and in 2007 received a Master’s in Business Administration from Lehigh University. Beginning in 1993, Dr. Panagakos served for 13 years as a fulltime faculty member at New Jersey Dental School, serving in a number of administrative positions. In June, 2005, he joined the Colgate Palmolive Oral Care Clinical Research Department, where he worked for 12 years, and since 2011 as the Global Director of Scientific Affairs. In the fall of 2017, Dr. Panagakos transitioned back into the dental academic world.
Dr. Panagakos has co-authored over 70 peer-reviewed scientific research articles and co-edited three dental science textbooks. His research has focused on the role of inflammation in oral and overall health, and the effects of poor oral health on chronic diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease. Over the past two years, Dr. Panagakos has combined this research with his interest in low carb/ketogenic nutrition and refined his focus on the impact of nutrition on oral health and disease, and the effects on overall health. In his spare time, Dr. Panagakos is an avid runner, having completed 43 marathons since 2012. He enjoys running races at all distances, and is currently in the process of completing a marathon in every US state.
To find Dr. Panagakos online, go to: Website.
At Keto-Mojo, we believe in sharing—sharing important keto community news, science and studies, great keto recipes, products we love, and profiles of people that inspire us.
Join our community now and get 4 Soup Recipes to Soothe the Soul!
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.
Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
Advertisement cookies are used to provide visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. These cookies track visitors across websites and collect information to provide customized ads.
Preference cookies are used to store user preferences to provide content that is customized and convenient for the users, like the language of the website or the location of the visitor.
Undefined cookies are those that are being analyzed and have not been classified into a category as yet.
Performance cookies are used to understand and analyze the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors.
Functional cookies help to perform certain functionalities like sharing the content of the website on social media platforms, collect feedbacks, and other third-party features.