Gordon H. Rovelstad, D.D.S., M.S.D., Ph.D.
The Forty-seventh President of IADR, 1970-71

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  • Born 19 May 1921, Elgin, Illinois, USA
  • Died 13 April 2009, Columbia, Maryland, USA
  • (In Memoriam J Dent Res 88: 489, 2009)

Inaugural Address delivered at New York City, 18 March 1970:
"The Next Fifty Years—New Goals"
(J Dent Res 49: 961-965, 1970)

Northwestern University Dental School
Chief, Dental Department, Children's Memorial Hospital of Chicago, 1948-53
Head of Dental Research Laboratory, USNTC, Bainbridge, Maryland, 1954-58
Head of Research and Science Division, Naval Dental School, Washington, D.C., 1960-65
Officer in Charge and Scientific Director, Naval Dental Research Institute, USNTC, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1965-69
Dental Research Program Director, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and Dental Research Adviser, Office of Naval Research, Department of the Navy, Washington, D.C., 1969-