Professor Kuijpers-Jagtman is Professor Em of Orthodontics at the Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands. From 1995 to September 2014 she was Chairperson of the Department of Orthodontics and Craniofacial Biology at Radboudumc. For 33 years she has been the Head of the Cleft Palate Craniofacial Unit of the Radboud University Hospital. She also serves as Adjunct Professor at Universitas Indonesia in Jakarta (Indonesia) since 2009. She is a Past-President of the European Orthodontic Society, of the Dutch Society for the Study of Orthodontics and also of the Dutch Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association. From 2010-2015 she was Councillor of the World Federation of Orthodontists representing the Dutch Orthodontic Society. In 2002 she was honoured with the Fellowship in Dental Surgery by Election of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, in 2004 she received the Cesare Luzi Memorial Award of SIDO in Italy, in 2011 the Swiss Paul Herren Award and in 2012 she was the Sheldon Friel Memorial Lecturer of the European Orthodontic Society. In 2014 she was awarded the Dr. J.C. Van Loon prize of the Dutch Society for the Study of Orthodontics. She is an Honorary member of the British Orthodontic Society, the Dutch Association of Orthodontists and the Singapore Dental Congregation. Professor Kuijpers-Jagtman is leading in the development and promotion of high quality postgraduate education in orthodontics, both nationally and internationally. She is cochair of the European Orthodontic Teachers Forum and chairperson of the Network for Erasmus Based European Orthodontic Programmes (NEBEOP). In 2009 and 2012 she was awarded the title of Principal Lecturer of the Radboudumc for her teaching achievements. Professor Kuijpers-Jagtman is Editor-in-Chief of Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research, which is in the top-5 impact factor journals in orthodontics, and a member of the Editorial Board of a number of scientific journals. She has undertaken extensive research during the past 30 years in the area of cleft lip and palate and tissue reactions during orthodontic tooth movement. At present, her major interests are in clinical applications of three-dimensional (3D) -imaging and evidence based orthodontics. She has (co)authored over 350 peer-reviewed papers, supervised 45 PhD theses and given numerous lectures in 39 countries around the globe.