Dr. Arietta Rigopoulos
Dr. Rigopoulos grew up in Leominster, Massachusetts and received her dental degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2019. Prior to dental school she received her B.A. in Chemistry from McGill University in Montreal, QC.
Dr. Rigopoulos has been the recipient of several scholarships including the Tufts Merit Scholarship, NEHMDS Scholarship and PYA Scholarship. She was on the Dean’s List at Tufts and selected as both a tutor and teaching assistant to help dental students in both clinical and didactic courses.
She was very involved in research during her dental school career receiving the Bates Student Research Fellowship all four years and was the recipient of the Research Committee Best Science Award twice, oral presentations at IADR and a poster presentation at AADR. In her third year Dr. Rigopoulos was secretary for the Bates Student Research Group and became co-president in her fourth year.
Dr. Rigopoulos has volunteered extensively while serving on the community service board for an outreach program at Cardinal Medeiros Homeless Shelter and has dedicated countless hours volunteering at Camp Sunshine in Casco, ME, Give Kids a Smile Day, Special Olympics, Smile, Share and Care and much more. Dr. Rigopoulos served as a founder of the One Health Initiative dental division at TUSDM and served as the bridge between the dental school and the other Tufts specialty schools for collaboration on projects.
In her free time Dr. Rigopoulos enjoys traveling to new places, reading, baking and watching the Boston sports teams. She also enjoys spending time with her large family and catching up with friends, old and new.