board members

board members

Meet the team!
The board of EADSM consists of 5 members.


Francesca MilanoDr. Francesca Milano, D.D.S. (Italy)
Francesca Milano has been practicing Dental Sleep Medicine since 2002, when her degree thesis became the start of a long collaboration with several Sleep Medicine Centers. Her major clinical and research interest is in the optimization of the oral device design. She collaborates with Padova University, where she is the Scientific Coordinator of the University Master in Dental Sleep Medicine. She is a Board Member of the Italian Society of Dental Sleep Medicine SIMSO and of the European Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine EADSM since 2013. She is the Director of the Italian SIMSO Accreditation in Dental Sleep Medicine
Tel: +39 (0)51228084


Dr. Susana Falardo Ramos, DDS, MSc, Ph.D (Portugal)
Accreditation Level by the EADSM
European PhD with Cum Laude in Prophylaxis, Paediatrics Dentistry and Orthodontics, UCM-Madrid, Spain
Mastery in Dental Sleep Medicine by the AADSM, Chicago-USA
Master Science in Miofunctional Therapy, ISEP- Madrid, Spain
Post-Graduate in Chronobiology and Sleep Medicine, ESS-Famalico, Oporto-Portugal
Tel: +351 21 2308097


Dr. Ulrik Leiland Opsahl (Norway)
Ulrik graduated as a general dentist in 2014, and in addition to working in general dental practice he is currently studying for a PhD at the University of Bergen, Norway, researching into the effectiveness of Acoustic Pharyngometry in improving the efficiency of oral appliance therapy in the treatment of OSA. He has vast experience in treating OSA patients with oral appliances incorporating an acoustic pharyngometry protocol and has worked at the National Competence Center for Sleep Medicine in Norway for several years. Ulrik is also involved with the Norwegian Competence Center for Temporo Mandibular Dysfunction in Bergen. He was a board member of Nosmed (The Norwegian Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine) for 2 years, until its fusion with European Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (EADSM) in 2018 and has recently joined the board of the EADSM.


Dr. Javier Vila Martin (Spain)
Dr. Vila studied Medicine in Madrid (Universidad Autonoma) and graduated in 1992, then he specialized in Otolaryngology in Barcelona, in 1997. In 2000 he graduated in Dentistry in Universitat de Barcelona.
He works in Hospital Vall d’Hebron, in Barcelona where he belongs to the Sleep Multidisciplinary Unit, and in his private dental office. He is a professor in the Medical School of the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona since 2014.
From the beginning of his professional activity, he has been very involved in the management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), from both, the dentist and the ENT points of view, which are very interconnected. He has worked with oral appliances for the treatment of OSA since 1998. In 2016 he did his PhD about the importance of upper airways exam in OA and its polysomnographic results. In 2013 he passed the exam for obtaining the Expert-level accreditation by the EADSM, and in 2014 he took the exam for obtaining the Accreditation for Expert in Sleep Medicine by the Spanish Committee for Sleep Medicine Accreditation. He was a founding member of the Spanish Dental Sleep Medicine Society (Sociedad Española de Medicina Dental del Sueño, SEMDeS) and has been a member of EADSM since 2012.


Dr. Jacqueline Lisson
Study of Dentistry at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhems-University Bonn, Germany.
Study of Human Medicine at the Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain.
Since 2016 works at the Clinic of Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Hospital of Muenster, Germany.
Member of the German Society of Dental Sleep Medicine, DGZS
Member of the German Society for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, DGMKG
Member of the Spanish Society of Oral, Maxillofacial, Head and Neck Surgery, SECOMCyC


You can contact the board members through the EADSM office.