Francisco Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH


Francisco J. Ramos-Gomez (DDS, MS, MPH) is a professor of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has also served as UCLA program director and the director of Pediatric Services at the Family Dental Center at San Francisco General Hospital. He is currently a team member and researcher with the University of California, San Francisco's (UCSF) Center to Address Oral Health Disparities (CAN DO).

Dr. Ramos-Gomez was awarded the specialty and an MS degree in Pediatric Dentistry from Tufts University School of Dentistry in 1988. He earned an MPH in 1990 from the Harvard University School of Public Health's Department of Policy & Management. In 1992, Dr. Ramos-Gomez was certified in Dental Epidemiology and Dental Public Health from UCSF.

He is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) and a former member of the executive board of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD). Dr. Ramos-Gomez is a fellow of the fellow of the American College of Dentistry (ACD) and has sat on the boards of the Oral Health Action Coalition (OHAC) and AAPHD's Governing Council and its Perinatal and Infant Oral Health Council. He has also served as the oral health consultant in Region 12 for the national Head Start program and is past president of the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA).

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