Dr. Nita Chainani-Wu is board certified by the American Board of Oral Medicine. She received her DMD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996. She then completed her specialty training in Oral Medicine (2000) and a Master’s in Science in Oral Biology (2001) at UCSF. She received a Master’s in Public Health in 1999 and a PhD in Epidemiology in 2005 from the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Chainani-Wu has been in private practice (specialized in oral medicine) in Sunnyvale and then Mountain View since 2000, and been a faculty member at UCSF from 2001 to 2014. She is a former project director and senior research scientist at the Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, California. Dr. Nita Chainani-Wu has also been involved in providing educational courses and lectures locally in the SF Bay area as well as nationally and internationally to dentists, physicians and other health care professionals.