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Marc Heft


The Thirty-sixth President of the AADR, 2007-08
The Ninety-second President of the IADR, 2015-16

  • Born June 10, 1948, Far Rockaway, NY, USA

  • Inaugural address delivered in New Orleans, LA, USA, March 21, 2007,
    "Connectedness"
    (J Dent Res 86:486, 2007)

  • BS, electrical engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1970
    DMD, University of Pennsylvania, 1974
    MA, psychology, American University, Washington, DC, 1981
    PhD, psychology, American University, Washington, DC 1982

  • Clinical Associate (then) Post-doctoral Fellow, Neurobiology & Anesthesiology Branch, National Institute of Dental Research, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA (1975-1982)
    Senior Staff Fellow, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA (1982-1984)
    Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences,University of Florida, Gainesville (Associate Chair, 1999-2005; Interim Chair, 2005-2006)
    Director, Claude D. Pepper Center for Research on Oral Health in Aging, University of Florida, Gainesville (1984-present)
    Professor and Program Director, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, Fla., USA