Allison Moala, DMD, MPH
Allison Moala, DMD, MPH serves as Dental Director and a general dentist at Neighborhood Health. Dr. Moala’s primary interests include raising awareness for the oral health needs of patients with limited access to care and expanding access to oral health care for underserved populations. Prior to joining the Neighborhood Health team, she served as Dental Director at New Horizons Healthcare in Roanoke, VA for nearly five years, focusing on building outreach programs to the aging and pediatric populations and expanding dental integration within the organization. In 2020, Dr. Moala was voted Best Dentist in Roanoke by the readers of the Roanoker Magazine. She served on the Board of Virginia Western Community College’s Hygiene Program and has been a member of the National Network for Oral Health Access, as well as the American Dental Association. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a concentration in African Studies from Haverford College, her Master’s in Public Health focusing on International Health from New York Medical College, and her DMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania. After dental school, she worked in corporate, cosmetic and private practice dentistry prior to entering the public health arena. Through her experiences, she solidified her passion for public health dentistry and is honored to be a member of the Neighborhood Health team.
Graduate EducationDMD, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, 2015
MPH, New York Medical College, 2010
Undergraduate EducationBS, Haverford College, 2008