Vanja Vučićević Boras was born on 10.9.1971 in Zagreb.
She finished School of Dental medicine in 1997, MS thesis in the year 2000 and PhD thesis in the year 2003.She became specialist in oral medicine in 2004. During 2005 and 2006 was on postodoctoral studies at University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. She is Head of the Dept. of Oral medicine from the year 2009. She is author and coauthor of several books and around 200 scientific papers. Speaks English, German and Italian. She is married and mother of two children.