Gary T. Chiodo, DMD, FACD

Gary T. Chiodo

Dr. Chiodo is the Interim Dean of the School of Dentistry at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Chiodo is also a professor of Community Dentistry, and Senior Scholar in the Center for Ethics in Health Care.  During the first 21 years of his career, he practiced at the Russell St. Dental Clinic, a 14 operatory, public health dental clinic in Portland, Oregon that treats the majority of identified HIV-positive persons in Oregon and southwest Washington.  Dr. Chiodo received his Certificate in Health Care Ethics from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1992.  He has served on several state and national committees related to public health, ethics, and infectious diseases; has lectured internationally on these issues; and has published over 100 peer reviewed articles related to these topics.  In 2002, he was elected to fellowship in the American College of Dentists.  Dr. Chiodo is currently on the editorial board of "Medical Research Law & Policy."  He has been the principal investigator for NIH R01 funded clinical AIDS research and Medical Research Foundation of Oregon funded diabetes research.  In 1997 he received the Oregon Health Sciences University Distinguished Faculty Award in Recognition of Leadership. From 2000 through 2011, Dr. Chiodo served as OHSU's Chief Integrity Officer.  In that role, he was responsible for all Integrity Programs at the University including health care compliance, human and animal subjects research, environmental health and radiation safety, institutional biosafety, conflict of interest, audit and advisory services, information privacy and security, and compliance education.