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John Clifford Greene


The Fifteenth President of the AADR, 1986-87
The Sixty-ninth President of the IADR, 1992-93

  • Born 19 July 1926, Ashland, KY

  • Died October 13, 2016, San Rafael, California

  • Inaugural Address delivered at Washington, DC, 12 March 1986:
    "Encouraging Trends"
    (J Dent Res 65(10):1196-1198, 1986)

  • USPHS Hospital, Chicago, 1952-53
    USPHS Hospital, San Francisco, 1953-54

  • Asst. Regional Dental Consultant, Region IX, San Francisco, 1954-56
    Asst. to Chief Dental Officer, USPHS, Washington, DC, 1958-60
    Chief, Epidemiology Program, Dental Health Center, 1961-66
    Deputy Director, Division of Dental Health, 1966-70
    Director, Division of Dental Health, 1970-73
    Acting Director/Director, Bureau of Health Resources Development, 1973-75
    Chief Dental Officer, USPHS, 1974-81
    Deputy Surgeon General, 1978-81
    Professor and Dean, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, 1981-1994
    Professor and Dean emeritus, UCSF, 1994