Francesco Chiappelli, Ph.D.

Titles

Professor, Dentistry

Associated Clinical Specialties

Member, Brain Research Institute

Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center


Awards and Honors:

Fulbright Roster of Specialists for Comparative Effectiveness Research & Evidence-Based Decisions

American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow (for contribution to science of evidence-based dentistry)

Registered (AHRQ) Evidence-Based Decisions in Dentistry Practice-Based Research Network Founder, Director & Coordinator (ebd-pbrn.org)

American Dental Association Champion for Evidence-Based Dentistry

Contact Information

Email
fchiappelli@dentistry.ucla.edu
Phone
Work Phone Number: 310-794-6625
Address

Department Address:

13-089 CHS
Campus - 166815
CA
UNITED STATES

Work Address:

Office
School of Dentistry
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UNITED STATES
Laboratory
School of Dentistry
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UNITED STATES

Biography

Dr. Chiappelli has been at UCLA continuously since 1972. He obtained his bachelor's (1975), master's (1981) and Ph.D. degrees (1986) at UCLA, and completed his post-doctoral training in psychoneuroimmunology (mind/body interactions), and fundamental & clinical immunology at UCLA. He has been on the UCLA faculty since. Dr. Chiappelli joined the School of Dentistry faculty in 1994, where he has taught evidence-based dentistry, psychoneuroimmunology, anatomy, ontogeny, osteo-immunology, and advanced seminars in cellular immunology to undergraduate & graduates students, as well as to Residents & fellows, and in continuing education courses. Dr. Chiappelli also held a joint position of Health Science Specialist at the Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Publications