Prior to being named permanent dean of the ECU School of Dental Medicine in September 2012, Greg Chadwick served as associate dean for extramural activities and planning. Formerly, he served as associate vice chancellor for oral health at ECU, where he led the effort to establish the school.
Dr. Chadwick, a native of North Carolina, received a BS in business administration from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and served in the U.S. Naval Supply Corps for four years before entering dental school. After graduating from the UNC School of Dentistry, he practiced general dentistry in a community health center before entering his residency in endodontics. He earned an MS in endodontics from the UNC School of Dentistry in 1976 and subsequently practiced endodontics in his hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina, for thirty years.
He is a former president of numerous dental organizations including the American Dental Association, the North Carolina Dental Society, the Second District Dental Society and the Southern Endodontic Study Group. In addition, he is a Fellow of the American and International Colleges of Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry International, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and his a founding member of the Holiday Dental Conference.
His recent international involvement in dentistry includes serving for six years as Speaker of the General Assembly of the FDI World Dental Federation, Geneva, Switzerland.
A diplomat of the American Board of Endodontics, he served for 18 years as a part-time clinical professor at his alma mater and for 14 years as chair of the endodontic section at Carolinas Medical Center, where he served on the faculty for over twenty-five years.
Dr. Chadwick and his wife, Knox, have two adult children, Stephen and Jane, both of whom are general dentists.