Rafael Rocha  Pacheco

Assistant Professor

Contact Info:
Campus: Corktown Campus
Building: -
Room: DC 351
Phone: pachecrr@udmercy.edu


  • Ph.D. (Dental Materials), State University of Campinas, Brazil
  • D.D.S., M.Sc. (Dental Materials), State University of Campinas, Brazil


Prof. Pocheco teaches Dental Materials and Integrated Clinical Foundations and Simulation to dental students, graduate and dental hygiene students.  He serves as a guest lecturer to multiple courses. Prof. Pacheco earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery, Master of Science in Dental Materials, and Doctorate in Dental Materials from from State University of Campinas, Brazil.  He is the author/co-author of multiple peer reviewed journal articles and multiple book chapters.  His research in focused on Dental materials used in Restorative Dentistry (Polymerization, Dental ceramics, resin composites and adhesive systems). Dr. Pacheco joined the university in 2015.