Health Policy

Donald Chi

  • Affiliate, Health Policy Research Program
  • Associate Professor, University of Washington


Donald Chi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Oral Health Sciences at the University of Washington (UW). He holds adjunct faculty appointments in the UW Department of Health Services (School of Public Health), the UW Department of Pediatric Dentistry (School of Dentistry), and the University of Iowa Public Policy Center. 

Research Interests

  • Conceptual and theoretical model building
  • Pediatric oral health disparities
  • Medicaid
  • Dental utilization for patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Relationship between medical and dental utilization
  • Multilevel statistical modeling

Educational Background

  • PhD, Dental Health Services Research, University of Iowa, 2009
  • Residency, Dental Public Health, University of Iowa, 2009
  • Residency, Pediatric Dentistry, University of Iowa, 2009
  • DDS, University of Washington, 2006