Faculty & Staff bios

Gary Pape, DDS, MA

Assistant Faculty

College of Dental Medicine

E-Mail: gpape@westernu.edu



  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry (fellow)
  • American Dental Education Association


Dr. Pape earned a masters degree in clinical psychology and worked at Northwestern University's Institute of Psychiatry prior to becoming a dentist.  He received his DDS degree from Northwestern in 1990 and divided his time between private  practice and teaching in the behavioral sciences program at Northwestern University Dental School.  In 1996 he moved to Washington state and operated a general dentistry practice until joining the faculty at Western University in June 2012.