Donald L Chi

Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Professor, Health Systems and Population Health
Lloyd and Kay Chapman Chair for Oral Health Sciences, Oral Health Sciences
Adjunct Professor, Pediatric Dentistry
Adjunct Professor, Pediatrics
Associate Dean, School of Dentistry
Adjunct Professor, Sociology

Health Sciences Building
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 35747-


Research Interests

Children's oral health inequalities; social and behavioral determinants of oral health; community-based behavioral interventions; Alaska Native oral health disparities; preventive care decision making in pediatric dentistry; Medicaid


PhD Health Services Research, University of Iowa, 2009

DDS Dentistry, University of Washington, 2006

AB Government, Asian Studies, Cornell University, 2000

In the News

Study refutes a big health care special interest's talking points
Huffington Post, 10/19/2017

Republican health plans could have devastating consequences for your teeth
The Washington Post, 03/01/2017

Harvard professor Nancy Krieger visits UW to share about health equity
The Daily, 11/18/2015