Mike Plunkett, DDS, MPH

Mike Plunkett is Senior Director for Dental Care Delivery at Kaiser Permanente where he provides leadership and strategic direction for all aspects of Dental Operations. He also works closely with system partners to coordinate oral health services across multiple departments within Kaiser Permanente Northwest’s unique integrated structure.

Dr. Plunkett holds an appointment as Assistant Professor at Oregon Health & Science University where he directs a course in Health Care Systems. 

Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente Dr. Plunkett served as Dental Director for CareOregon Inc., where he worked closely with a broad range of healthcare constituents to successfully integrate Dental services into five statewide partner Coordinated Care Organizations. 

Dr. Plunkett’s executive appointments within the Oregon Health Authority include the Oregon Public Health Advisory Board, Health Evidence and Review Commission, and Medicaid Advisory Committee.