California Endowment Scholars in Health Policy at Harvard University - Scholars Bios

Abraham Nobel, DDS, MPH


Community Dentist,
Los Angeles, CA




Dr. Abraham Nobel is a community dentist providing comprehensive dental care throughout Southern California. Previously, Dr. Nobel served as Chief Resident/Dentist at the UCLA-Venice Dental Center, a community clinic in Venice, CA that provides care for the poor, the indigent, the homeless, and the mentally ill. His interest in serving the community began during dental school, where he volunteered for the Asian Dental Clinic and Latino-American Dental Service. Both programs are dedicated to providing children’s dental care to underserved communities. Dr. Nobel went on to direct and co-found South Central Dental Care, a student operated volunteer organization that provides comprehensive dental care to the underserved and underrepresented children of South Central Los Angeles. Dr. Nobel continued his education by completing a residency in Advanced General Dentistry and Community Dentistry. Now in private practice, Dr. Nobel is on the board of Dentistry United, a non-profit organization that facilitates the dental community to donate dentistry to the Veterans of World War II.

Dr. Nobel received his dental degree from UCLA School of Dentistry in 2003 and a certificate in Advanced General Dentistry and Community Dentistry in 2004. He received an M.P.H. from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2005 as a CES Scholar.