Jean Marie Calvo, DDS, MPH

Jean Marie Calvo, is a second-year resident in pediatric dentistry. She grew up in Novato, Calif., and is proud to call the Bay Area home. She had a dentist Barbie as a child and had dreamed of being a dentist from a young age.

After receiving her bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Southern California, Dr. Calvo returned home to attend UCSF School of Dentistry. During her dental studies, she took an additional year to study as a Zuckerman Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and earned her Master's of Public Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr. Calvo’s interests in dentistry span clinical care, health policy and research. She has participated in several research projects, including the studies on pediatric dental anxiety, the U.S. dental workforce, access to care and safety in pediatric dentistry. As a resident she is working with the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry as a Santos Cortez Graduate Student Legislative Advocacy intern. In 2018, she received the Student Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement in Community Dentistry from the American Association of Public Health Dentistry and the 2018 Global Oral Health award from UCSF for her work with team members to provider oral healthcare to the homeless in San Francisco.

She is ecstatic to be a resident at UCSF and is honored to treat patients from her own community.

Education and Training

Harvard UniversitylMPHSchool of Public Health2016
UC San FranciscolDDSSchool of Dentistry2017