Boston Massachusetts UNITED STATES

Raul I. Garcia, DMD, is Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy & Health Services Research and Director, Northeast Center for Research to Evaluate and Eliminate Dental Disparities (CREEDD) at Boston University. Research interests include the causes and consequences of oral health disparities and interventions to eliminate disparities, with a focus on children and their caregivers. Studies encompass the areas of oral epidemiology, health services research, and health policy. The work involves community-based participatory research, with a focus on underserved population groups.