Antony H. Melcher, B.D.S., H.D.D., M.D.S.
The Fifty-ninth President of IADR, 1982-83

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Born 1 July 1927, Johannesburg, South Africa

Inaugural Address delivered at New Orleans, LA, 18 March 1982:
"Growing Pains in a Sixty-year-old"
(J Dent Res 61(7):836-837, 1982)

General practice, Johannesburg, 1949-61
Institute of Dental Surgery, Eastman Dental Hospital, London, England, 1961-64
Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1964-69
University of Toronto, ON, Canada, 1969-1993
Professor emeritus, University of Toronto, 1993

Established and Directed the Medical Research Council in Periodontal Physiology, 1973-83