James Crall, D.D.S., M.S., Sc.D.
Professor
Chair of the Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry
Phone:
(310) 206-3172
Address:
UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Box 951668
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668
Office:  63-045 CHS

Biography

James J. Crall, D.D.S., M.S., Sc.D. is a Professor and Chair of the Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry at the UCLA School of Dentistry.

Educational & Professional Background

  • D.D.S., University of Iowa, 1977
  • Certificate, University of Iowa, Pediatric Dentistry, 1979
  • M.S., University of Iowa, Pediatric Dentistry, 1979
  • M.S., Harvard University, Health Services Administration, 1986
  • Sc.D., Harvard University, Health Policy and Management, 1994

Research & Interests

  • UniHealth Foundation
    • Integrating Community-based Dental and Primary Care Services on Los Angeles’ Westside
    • Date: 2006 – 2009
    • Amount: $575,602
  • Health Resources and Services Administration/Bureau of Health Professions (DHHS)
    • Residency Training in Pediatric Dentistry:  Community Health & Advocacy Training in Pediatric Dentistry (CHAT-PD)
    • Date: 2007 – 2010
    • Amount: $1,262,550
  • Health Resources and Services Administration/Maternal and Child Health Bureau (DDHS)
    • Leadership Training in Pediatric Dentistry
    • Date: 2007 – 2012
    • Amount: $1,010,000
  • Office of Head Start (DHHS) American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
    • Providing Dental Homes for Head State and Early Head Start Children
    • Date: 2007 - 2012
    • Amount: $10,087,277

Professional Memberships

EDITORIAL BOARD AND REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

  • 1995-Present, MetLife Dental Advisory Council - Member
  • 1997-Present, MetLife Quality Initiatives Program – Evaluator
  • 2001-Present, Journal of the American Dental Association – Manuscript Reviewer
  • 2003-Present, Ambulatory Pediatrics – Manuscript Reviewer
  • 2007-Present, American Dental Association Council on Access, Prevention & Interprofessional Relations (CAPIR) – Consultant

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Academy of Pediatric DentistryChild Advocate and Board of Trustees ex-officio member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Association of Public Health Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • American Dental Education Association
  • Association for Health Services Research / Academy Health
  • California Dental Association
  • California Society of Pediatric Dentistry
  • International Association for Dental Research
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon