Michael Monopoli, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.S., is executive director of DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement. He leads grant-making activities and coordinates best evidence, community input, and various data sources on improving health outcomes to design and manage strategies for the prevention of oral disease, health systems impact, and community-based solutions to oral health problems.
Dr. Monopoli is a graduate of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He received Master of Public Health and Master of Science degrees from the Harvard University School of Public Health. He also completed a fellowship in geriatric dentistry at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the Veterans Administration. He served as the dental director of the Office of Oral Health for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
At the DentaQuest Partnership, Dr. Monopoli works across the DentaQuest Enterprise and with federal and state government agencies, academia, other health organizations, and community groups to establish, promote, and provide support to partnerships and collaborations that can impact positive oral health policy nationally. He is a past president of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD).