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About Michael P. Dentato, PhD, MSW

Michael P. Dentato, PhD, MSW is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at Loyola University Chicago. He received his Bachelor of Arts and MSW degrees from Fordham University in New York and a PhD in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Dentato's community-based experience spans over twenty years of service in New York, Miami and Chicago including clinical, administrative, consultation, non-profit leadership and policy work. His teaching experience includes practice, policy and human behavior courses at Barry University, School of Social Work, where he was also the BSW Program Director; The University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Addams College of Social Work; The University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration; and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Dentato's research and scholarship interests include the examination of health disparities among sexual minority populations; university and community based collaborations; and effective non-profit program evaluation. Dr. Dentato's past and present affiliations and service include: Research Affiliate for The Center for Health, Identity, Behavior & Prevention Studies at New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development; Associate Editor of Behavioral Medicine, an interdisciplinary journal; former co-chair of the Council on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity and Expression (CSOGIE) for the Council on Social Work Education; and former board chair at TPAN, a Chicago based HIV/AIDS service organization.

Positions

2012 Present Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work
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20102012 Clinical Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work
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Curriculum Vitae


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Education

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2011 Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago ‐ School of Social Work
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1997 M.S.W., Fordham University ‐ Graduate School of Social Service
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1991 B.A., Fordham University ‐ Fordham College at Lincoln Center
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Contact Information

Loyola University Chicago
School of Social Work
Maguire Hall
1 East Pearson Street, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611

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Refereed Journal Publications (10)

Book Chapters (4)

Invited Publications & Research/Technical Reports (3)

Dissertation (1)