Chair, School of Orthodontics
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthodontics
Office Location: LAZ 127
Certificate in Orthodontics, New York University College of Dentistry
DDS, Central University of Venezuela
Dr. Olavarria obtained his DDS degree from Universidad Central de Venezuela School of Dentistry, and his Orthodontic Certificate from New York University School of Dentistry. Prior to joining Jacksonville University, he was a member of the Scientific Committee, Faculty of Dentistry at Universidad Santa Maria in Caracas, Venezuela. He also maintained a private practice in Caracas and worked with Operation Smile in Venezuela. Dr. Olavarria is a Council Committee member and past president of the Venezuelan Society of Orthodontics. In addition, he is a member of several professional societies including the American Association of Orthodontics, World Federation of Orthodontics, and the Cleft Palate Association.