David Fray, DDS, MBA

LoneStar LEND
7500 Cambridge
Suite 5433
Houston, TX 77054
Phone: 713-486-4210
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: November 29, 2018

David Fray

Primary Activity Coordinators: Clinical Services
Discipline Coordinators: Dentistry/Pediatric Dentistry
Discipline(s): Dentistry-Pediatric
Public Administration
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Research: Virtual Health Homes to provide technology connected interdisciplinary collaborative teams. Health promotion and primary prevention incorporating oral health with behavioral health.
Education: DDS from UTSD in 1979; MBA in Healthcare Administration in 1997 from OCU; Certificate in Developmental Dentistry in 2012; Preceptorship in Geriatric Health Administration in 1998; Long Term Care Board in 1998.
Service: Hawaii LEND Faculty in John A Burns School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics.
Hawaii State Council on Developmental Disabilities, 2002-2010
Arkansas State Council on Developmental Disabilities, 1999-2002
Chief, Developmental Disabilities Division, Hawaii Department of Health, 2002-2014.
Director, Title V Children's Medical Services, State of Arkansas, 1999-2002.
Director, Division of Developmental Disabilities Services, State of Arkansas, 1999-2002
Director, Arkansas Health Center, Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health, 1997-1999.
Texas Oral Health Coalition member, Greater Houston Dental Society, Director,
Immediate Past President of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry
FEMA Certifications and Hawaii Emergency Preparedness and Response Team


Since 2015, Dr. David Fray is an Associate Professor in the Department of General Practice and Dental Public Health at the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston.   His area of research and teaching focues on community based health promotion and prevention systems of care to reduce health disparities for vulnerable populations including individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

Dr. Fray has worked in China since 2010 with the United Family Health System, two Dental Schools and two Nursing Schools to develop systems of collaborative care for persons with I/DD.