Date

8-17-2014

Document Type

Article

Publisher

Oregon Health & Science University

Abstract

Gary T. Chiodo, D.M.D., F.A.C.D., begins by describing his educational background, including what it was like to be an openly gay student at the OHSU School of Dentistry in the early 70s as well as his observations of how female dental students were treated in comparison to males. Chiodo goes on to discuss his involvement with community dentistry and his time spent working at the Russell Street Clinic. He also talks about becoming interim dean of the dental school following Jack Clinton's retirement, his experiences advising dental students, and managing the dental school budget. Chiodo finishes the interview discussing the treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS and other serious illnesses, the connection of oral health to a person's overall physical health, the dental school's relationship with other departments at the university, and the future of the dental school since it's move to the South Waterfront.

Description

Transcript of oral history interview with Gary T. Chiodo, D.M.D., F.A.C.D., conducted on August 17, 2014 by David Rosenstein, D.M.D., M.P.H.

Comments

OHSU Oral History Project

Identifier

doi:10.6083/M4CF9P3R

School

School of Dentistry

Rights

All materials are owned by OHSU Library. You may use these materials on a fair use basis only, in accordance with Title 17, Section 107 of U.S. copyright law. For other uses, please contact OHSU Historical Collections & Archives for permission to reproduce, publish, or otherwise distribute images or other materials on this website. Information release form signed by interviewer(s) and interviewee(s) on 1997-10-09. On file in OHSU Historical Collections and Archives.

 
 

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