Gerardo Maupomé is an oral health researcher with primary interests in dental health services research and oral epidemiology, oral treatment needs among patients at high risk of disease or subject to health and social disparities, and analysis of how dental professionals make clinical decisions.
He was a professor with the IU School of Dentistry from 2005 until 2017, when he transferred to the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health to become associate dean of research. Besides his professor position with the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, he is currently an investigator with the Center for Urban Health in Indianapolis.
Maupome has held various positions at institutions including Indiana University Bloomington and the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.
He received his dental training at the Universidad Nacional in Mexico City, an MSc in oral pathology in 1986 and a Ph.D. in public health in 1991 from the University of London, and a diploma in dental public health from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He completed a residency in dental public health with Baylor College of Dentistry.
Areas of Expertise
Immigration; immigrant health; oral health; dental health; epidemiology; health services research; social and behavioral sciences; public health; Hispanic, Latino, Latinx health and social sciences; American Indian health; clinical decision-making; egocentric networks; network methods; community health; community demonstrations; community interventions.