Gary D Slade, BDS, DDPH, PhD

John W. Stamm Distinguished Professor


  • PhD, University of Adelaide, 1994
  • DDPH, Public Health, University of Toronto, 1988
  • BDS, University of Melbourne, 1982


Gary Slade has training in dentistry, public health and epidemiology. He conducts epidemiological studies of oral diseases including research in the UNC-CH Center for Pain Research and Innovation that focuses on etiology of chronic pain and clinical interventions to prevent its development.

Research Interests

Oral epidemiology; orofacial pain; oral health related quality of life; population prevention of oral disease

Availability to Mentor

Undergraduate/college student, graduate student, undergraduate DDS or DH student, and junior faculty member