IADR Presidents 1999-Present


1999-2000 SALLY J. MARSHALL, PH.D.
2000-01 MARJORIE K. JEFFCOAT
2001-02 GRAHAM EMBERY
2002-03 JOHN CLARKSON, B.D.S., PH.D
2003-04 STEPHEN CHALLACOMBE, L.D.S., B.D.S., PH.D.
2004-05 PAUL ROBERTSON, B.A., D.D.S., M.S.
2005-06 TAKAYUKI KURODA, D.D.S., PH.D.
2006-07 STEPHEN C. BAYNE, B.A., M.S., PH.D.
2007-08 DEBORAH GREENSPAN, B.D.S., D.SC
2008-09 J.M. TEN CATE, B.SC., M.SC., PH.D.
2009-10 DAVID M. WILLIAMS, B.D.S., M.SC., PH.D.
2010-11 MARIA FIDELA DE LIMA NAVARRO, D.D.S., PH.D.
2011-12 E. DIANNE REKOW, B.S., M.B.A., M.S., D.D.S., PH.D.
2012-13 MARY MACDOUGALL, B.A.
2013-14 HELEN WHELTON, B.D.S., PH.D., M.S., F.D.S.
2014-15 YOSHIMITSU ABIKO, D.D.S., PH.D.
2015-16 MARC HEFT, D.M.D., PH.D.
2016-2017 JUKKA MEURMAN

 

Sally J. Marshall
The Seventy-sixth President of the IADR, 1999-2000
The Twenty-first President of the AADR, 1992-93

  • Born 8 January 1949
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Vancouver, BC, Canada, 10 March 1999:
    "The IADR: Mentor for Dental Research"
    (J Dent Res 78(8):1384-1385, 1999)
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1970-87
    University of California, San Francisco, 1987-

 

Marjorie K. Jeffcoat
The Seventy-seventh President of the IADR, 2000-2001
The Twenty-fourth President of the AADR, 1995-96

 

Graham Embery
The Seventy-eighth President of the IADR, 2001-2002


 

John Clarkson
The Seventy-ninth President of the IADR, 2002-2003

  • Born in Mullingar, Ireland, in 1941
  • Inaugural address delivered in San Diego, CA, USA, March 6, 2002
    “The Missions of the IADR”
    (J Dent Res 81:300-301, 2002)
  • BDS, University College, Dublin, Ireland, 1964
    PhD, University College, Cork, Ireland, 1987
  • Dean, Dental School & Hospital, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (1998-)
    Executive Director, International and American Associations for Dental Research (1990-98)
    Deputy Chief Dental Officer, Ireland
    Professor/Consultant in Public Dental Health & Community Services
    Chair, Department of Public & Child Dental Health

 

Stephen Challacombe
The Eightieth President of the IADR, 2003-2004

  • Born April 5, 1946, London, UK
  • Inaugural address delivered in Göteborg, Sweden, June 25, 2003
    “Global Perspectives for the IADR and Dental Research”
    (J Dent Res 82:671, 2003)
  • Licentiate in Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons, England (LDSRCS), 1968
    Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of London (BDS), 1969
    Doctor of Philosophy, University of London (PhD), 1976
    Membership of the Royal College of Pathologists (MRCPath), 1981
    Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath), 1992
    Fellowship in Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FDSRCSEd), 1994
    Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences (FMedSci), 1998
  • Professor of Oral Medicine, University of London, UK
    Head, Division of Oral Medicine, Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Guys,
    Kings & St. Thomas’ Medical and Dental School, London, UK
    Director, Centre for the Study of the Oral Manifestations of HIV Infection, London, UK

 

Paul Robertson
The Eighty-first President of the IADR, 2004-2005

  • Inaugural address delivered in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, March 10, 2004
    “Challenges and Opportunities”
    (J Dent Res 83:364, 2004)
  • BA, University of Texas, Houston, 1962
    DDS, University of Texas, Houston, 1966
    MS and Certification in Periodontics, University of Alabama, Birmingham, 1972
  • Dean Emeritus and Professor, School of Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle, USA (2001)
    Dean, School of Dentistry and Professor, Board of Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, USA (1992-2001)
    Dean and Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (1988-92)
    Professor and Chair, Department of Stomatology, School of Dentistry, University of California-San Francisco, USA (1983-88)
    Professor and Chair, Department of Periodontology, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, Farmington (1976-83)
    Associate Professor, University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston (1973-76)
    Assistant Professor, University of Alabama, Birmingham (1972-73)

 

Takayuki Kuroda
The Eighty-second President of the IADR, 2005-2006

  • Born September 23, 1936
  • Inaugural address delivered in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, March 9, 2005
    “The Challenge of Membership Recruitment”
    (J Dent Res 84:486, 2005)
  • DDS, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1961
    PhD, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1965
  • Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School
    Guest Professor, Matsumoto Dental University
    Part-time Lecturer, Tokushima University School of Dentistry

 

Stephen C. Bayne
The Eighty-third President of the IADR, 2006-2007
The Twenty-eighth President of the AADR, 1999-2000

  • Born January 6, 1947
  • Inaugural address delivered in Brisbane, Australia, June 28, 2006
    “Discovery of the IADR Soul”
    (J Dent Res 85:774, 2006)
  • BA, Biology, Carleton College, 1968
    MS, Biological Materials, Northwestern University, 1973
    PhD, Biological Materials, Northwestern University, 1978
  • Professor and Chair, Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, USA

 

Deborah Greenspan
The Eighty-fourth President of the IADR, 2007-2008

  • Born July 13, 1940
  • Inaugural Address delivered in New Orleans, LA, USA, March 21, 2007 
    "Oral Health is Global Health"
    (J Dent Res 86:485, 2007)
  • BDS, Royal Dental Hospital of London, School of Dental Surgery, University of London, England, 1964
    Certificate in Oral Medicine, University of California-San Francisco, 1978
    DSc (Med) Oral Medicine, University of London, 1991
  • Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California-San Francisco, USA

 

J.M. ten Cate
The Eighty-fith President of the IADR, 2008-2009

  • Born November 16, 1949
  • Inaugural address delivered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 2, 2008
    "Why Another Meeting"
    (J Dent Res 87(7):779, 2008)
  • B.Sc., Chemistry and Physics, State University of Groningen, 1971
    M.Sc., Physical Chemistry, Crystallography and Polymer Chemistry, State University of Groningen, 1974
    Ph.D., Thesis: Remineralization of enamel lesions, a study of the physicochemical Mechanism, State University of Groningen, 1979
  • Professor, Experimental Preventive Dentistry Cariology, Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

 

David M. Williams
The Eighty-sixth President of the IADR, 2009-2010

  • Inaugural address delivered in Miami, Florida, USA, April 1, 2009
    "Global Uncertainty and Global Challenges"
    (J Dent Res 88(7):393-394, 2009)
  • B.D.S. with Distinction in Dental Surgery, University of London, 1969
    MSc in Experimental Oral Pathology, University of London, 1972
    Ph.D. in Experimental Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of London, 1976
    Wellcome Trust Research Fellow, Department of Histopathology, Hammersmith Hospital, 1975-76
    Wellcome Trust Travel Fellow (1976); Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, 1991
    Fellow in Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1994
    Medical Research Council Junior Research Fellow, London Hospital Medical College, University of London, 1972-75
  • Professor of Global Oral Health, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry

 

Maria Fidela de Lima Navarro
The Eighty-seventh President of the IADR, 2010-2011

  • Born December 25, 1943
  • Inaugural address delivered in Barcelona, Spain, July 14, 2010
    "Reducing Inequality with Improved Oral Research Worldwide"
    (J Dent Res 89(12), 1331-1332, 2010)
  • D.D.S., Bauru School of Dentistry, University of São Paulo, 1965
    Ph.D. in Operative Dentistry, Bauru School of Dentistry, University of São Paulo, 1970
  • Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Dundee, Scotland, 1969
    Secretary General of University of São Paulo, Brazil

 

E. Dianne Rekow
The Eighty-eighth President of the IADR, 2011-2012

  • Born September 6, 1944
  • Inaugural address delivered in Orlando, FL, USA, March 8, 2006:
    “Leveraging Your Impact—Mapping Our Future"
    (J Dent Res 85:583, 2006)
  • B.S., Physics and Math, 1966
    B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1970
    M.B.A., College of St. Thomas, 1978
    M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1982
    D.D.S., 1983
    Orthodontic Certificate, 1985
    PhD, Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1988
  • Dean, Dental Institute, Kings College London

 

Mary MacDougall
The Eighty-ninth President of the IADR (2012-2013)

  • Born June 12, 1955
  • Inaugural address delivered in Iguaçu Falls, Brazil, June 20, 2012:
    "Shaping Our Future"
    (J Dent Res 91(8):729-730, 2012)
  • BA, University of California, San Diego, 1978 PhD, University of Southern California, 1984
  • Director, National Institutes of Health T-35, Summer Research Training Fellowship Program, Dental Student Short-Term Training Grant - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (1995-2002)
    Professor, Director, Research Division, Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Cross-Appointment, Graduate School, Department of Cellular and Structural Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (1998-2005)
    Associate Dean for Research, Dental School, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (1999-2005)
    Director, Institute for Oral Health Research, and James Rosen Chair in Dental Research, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama, Birmingham (2005-present)


Helen Whelton
The Ninetieth President of the IADR (2013-2014)

  • Inaugural address delivered in Seattle, Washington, USA, March 20, 2013:
    Building on Our Strengths
    (J Dent Res 92: 481-482, 2013)
  • BDS, Dentistry, University College Cork, Ireland (1980)
    Ph.D., Oral Epidemiology, University College Cork, Ireland (1989)
    Masters in Dental Public Health, University College Cork, Ireland (1999)
    F.D.S., RCSI Faculty of Public Health Medicine, UK (2006)
  • Director, Oral Health Services Research Centre, University College Cork, Ireland, (2002-Present)
    Dean of Graduate School, College of Medicine and Health, University College Cork, Ireland (2009-Present)

 

Yoshimitsu Abiko
The Ninety-first President of the IADR (2014-2015)

  • Inaugural address delivered in Cape Town, South Africa, June 28, 2014:
    Expanding Our Research
    (J Dent Res 93: 937, 2014)
  • D.D.S, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Japan (1966 -1972)
    Ph.D., Nihon University, Japan (1977)
  • Professor and Director, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Nihon University School of Dentistry at Matsudo, Chiba, Japan

 

Marc Heft
The Ninety-second President of the IADR (2015-2016)

  • Inaugural address delivered in Boston, Mass., USA.
    “Interconnected Networks”
    (J Dent Res 94: 873, 2015)
  • D.M.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA (1974)
  • Ph.D., American University, Washington, D.C., USA 1982
  • Professor and Program Director, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, Fla., USA

 

Jukka Meurman
The Ninety-third President of the IADR (2016-2017)

  • Inaugural address delivered in Seoul, Republic of Korea
    "Ethics in Research: Is it Still an Issue?"

 

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