Ernest joined Terry Reilly in 2014 as the Dental Director. Before joining Terry Reilly, Ernest spent the previous nine years in clinical and leadership roles in both private and public health group practice settings. He has been involved with many innovative care delivery models, including evidence based dentistry, Health Information Technology deployment, primary care integration, and school based health centers.
Ernest is passionate about the community health center model; working as part of a team to provide cost-effective, culturally competent care.
Ernest earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Detroit Mercy, with post graduate training from the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI, and a Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry.
He is married with two young kids, and enjoys soccer, hikes, movies, and airplanes.