/ Leadership & Staff / Malini Moni, DDS

Dr. Malini Moni joined BCHC as Chief Dental Officer in 2018. Dr. Moni brings extensive clinical and research experience in dentistry and public health to her role at BCHC. She earned her bachelor’s degree in dental surgery at the Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, and also achieved her master’s degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, in which she examined barriers to health-seeking behavior for oral health problems. Dr. Moni subsequently worked in private dental practice in her native India. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and an interdisciplinary post-doctoral fellowship in Dentistry and Rheumatology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She earned her DDS from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Moni specializes in interdisciplinary dentistry focusing on systemic diseases and oral health. Her focus is on alleviating oral health diseases with patients with diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease.  Dr Moni has been instrumental in identifying and formulating strategies towards planning and execution of a comprehensive program of preventive dentistry. She plays an active role in medical-dental integration here at BCHC. Dr. Moni speaks English, Hindi , and Tamil fluently.