AADR 1972-2008


1972-73 Helmut A. Zander
1973-74 Paul Goldhaber
1974-75 Howard Milton Myers
1975-76 David Farrar Mitchell
1976-77 Harold M. Fullmer
1977-78 Ronald J. Gibbons
1978-79 Benjamin Franklin Hammond
1979-80 Marie U. Nylen
1980-81 Irwin D. Mandel
1981-82 William Henry Bowen
1982-83 Roy Christopher Page
1983-84 William Dennis McHugh
1984-85 James Wyatt Bawden
1985-86 Robert Joseph Genco
1986-87 John Clifford Greene
1987-88 Walter J. Loesche
1988-89 John S. Greenspan
1989-90 Martin Arnold Taubman
1990-91 Richard R. Ranney
1991-92 Max A. Listgarten
1992-93 Sally J. Marshall
1993-94 Harold C. Slavkin
1994-95 John D. Rugh
1995-96 Marjorie K. Jeffcoat
1996-97 Barbara D. Boyan
1997-98 John C. Keller
1998-99 Paul B. Robertson
1999-2000 Stephen C. Bayne
2000-01 Steven Offenbacher
2001-02 Martha J. Somerman
2002-03 Charles Bertolami
2003-04 Kenneth Anusavice
2004-05 Dominick P. DePaola
2005-06 Mary MacDougall
2006-07 E. Dianne Rekow
2007-08 Marc Heft

AADR Presidents 1972-2008

Helmut A. Zander
The First President, 1972-73

  • Born 25 October 1912, Bautzen, Germany
  • Died November 30, 1991
  • (The AADR was still known as the North American Division of the IADR.)
  • Assumed office at the conclusion of the 1972 meeting in Las Vegas, NV.
    Information on an inaugural address is unavailable.
  • -Northwestern University Dental School, 1940-42
    -Tufts University, 1942-50
    -University of Minnesota, 1951-56
    -Eastman Dental Center, Rochester, NY, 1956 to retirement
    -University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1966 to retirement

 

Paul Goldhaber
The Second President of AADR, 1973-74
The Sixty-second President of the IADR 1985-86

  • Born 16 March 1924, New York, NY
  • Died July 14, 2008, Waban, Massachusetts, USA
    (In Memoriam J Dent Res 87(9):798, 2008)
  • Assumed office at the conclusion of the 1973 meeting in Washington, DC.
    Information on an inaugural address is unavailable.
  • Harvard Medical School, 1948-50
    School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Columbia University (NY), 1950
  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 1954-1990
    Dean, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 1968-1990
    Emeritus Dean, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 1990-2008

 

Howard Milton Myers
The Third President, 1974-75

  • Born 12 December 1923, Brooklyn, NY
    Died February 6, 2006, San Francisco, California
    (In Memoriam J Dent Res 85(4):294-295, 2006)
  • Assumed office at the conclusion of the 1974 meeting in Atlanta, GA, at which time it was announced that the amendment for changing the name of the North American Division to the American Association for Dental Research had passed by a margin of three to one.
  • Inaugural Address delivered at New York, NY, 5 April 1975:
    "Science Versus Technology"
    (J Dent Res 75(C):C35-C36, 1975)
  • University of California, San Francisco, 1965-71, 1987-95
    University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, San Francisco, 1971-74
    Director, Center for Oral Health Research, and Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1974-86
    Professor emeritus, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1986-2006
    Editor, Monographs in Oral Science, 1972-97

 

David Farrar Mitchell
The Fourth President, 1975-76

  • Born 15 December 1918, Arkansas City, KS
  • (Dr. Mitchell died before he could assume office, so the Board of Directors unanimously elected his predecessor, Dr. Howard Myers, to complete Dr. Mitchell’s term of office. This action occurred at the 1976 Annual Session of the AADR in Miami Beach, FL.)
  • University of Rochester, NY, 1946-48
    University of Minnesota, 1948-55
    Indiana University, 1955 until his death
    Editor, Journal of Dental Research, at the time of his death

 

Harold M. Fullmer
The Fifth President of AADR, 1976-77
The Fifty-third President of the IADR

  • Born 9 July 1918, Gary, IN
  • Died January 20, 2007, Birmingham, Alabama
    (In Memoriam J Dent Res 86(12):1133, 2007)
  • Dr. Fullmer served simultaneously as President of both the IADR and the AADR
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Miami Beach, FL, 25 March 1976:
    "The Support of Dental Research"
    (J Dent Res 55(Spec Iss D):D6-D9, 1976)
  • National Institute of Dental Research, 1953-70
    University of Alabama, Birmingham, 1970-1987
    Professor emeritus, UAB-Birmingham, 1987

 

Ronald J. Gibbons
The Sixth President, 1977-78

  • Born 10 December 1932, New York, NY
  • Died September 22, 1996, Kittery Point, Maine
    (In Memoriam J Dent Res 75(10): 1996)
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Las Vegas, NV, 22 June 1977:
    "Opportunities for Dental Research"
    (J Dent Res 56(D):D55-DD62, 1977)
  • University of Maryland, 1954-58
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 1958-91
    Forsyth Dental Center, 1958-95
    Director, Forsyth Dental Center, 1991-95

 

Benjamin Franklin Hammond
The Seventh President, 1978-79

  • Born 28 February 1934, Austin, TX
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Washington, DC, 16 March 1978:
  • "Dental Research in the American University—Two Problems"
    (J Dent Res 58(C):1200-1202, 1979)
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, 1958-
  • Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, 1970-1991
    Chairman, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Philadelphia, 1972-1985
    Director, Periodontal Microbiology Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania 1980-1991
    Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, University of Pennsylvania, 1984-1991
    Professor Emeritus of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine 1991

 

Marie U. Nylen
The Eighth President of AADR, 1979-80
The Fifty-eighth President of the IADR, 1981-82

  • Born 13 April 1924, Denmark
  • The first woman elected President of the AADR.
  • Inaugural Address delivered at New Orleans, LA, March, 1979:
    "Responding to the Challenge of Today"
    (J Dent Res 58(D):2187, 1979)
  • Royal Dental College, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1951-55
    National Institute of Dental Research, 1949-51, 1955-89

 

Irwin D. Mandel
The Ninth President, 1980-81

  • Born 9 April 1922, New York, NY
  • Died May 26, 2011, Caldwell, New Jersey
    (In Memoriam J Dent Res 90(8):935-936, 2011
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Los Angeles, CA, 19 March 1980:
    "Growing Concerns"
    (J Dent Res 59(DI):1696-1699, 1980)
  • School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1969-92
    Professor emeritus, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Columbia University, NY, 1992-2011
    Associate Dean for Research, Columbia
    Director, Center for Clinical Research in Dentistry, Columbia
    Director, Division of Preventive Dentistry, Columbia
    Associate Editor, Journal of Dental Research
  • ADA Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Dental Research, 1985

 

William Henry Bowen
The Tenth President of AADR, 1981-82
The Sixty-seventh President of the IADR, 1990-91

  • Born 11 December 1933, Enniscorthy, Ireland
  • Died 15 November 2016
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Chicago, IL, 19 March 1981:
    "The Harvest of Research"
    (J Dent Res 60(C):1486-1488, 1981)
  • Private dental practice, London, England, 1955-56
    Royal College of Surgeons, London, England, 1956-59
    Nuffield Foundation Fellow, 1962-65
    Senior Research Fellow, 1965-69
    Sir Wilfred Fish Fellow, 1969-1973
    Acting Chief, Caries Prevention Branch, National Institute of Dental Research, 1973-79
    Chief, Caries Prevention Branch, National Institute of Dental Research, 1979-82
    Chairman, Dental Research, University of Rochester, NY, 1982-1995
    Director, Cariology Center, University of Rochester, NY, 1984-1995
  • ADA Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Dental Research, 2000

 

Roy Christopher Page
The Eleventh President of the AADR, 1982-83
The Sixty-fourth President of the IADR, 1987-88

  • Born 7 February, 1932, Campobello, SC
  • Inaugural Address delivered at New Orleans, LA, 18 March 1982:
    "Dental Research in the 1980’s"
    (J Dent Res 61(7):838-839, 1982)
  • Private practice, periodontics, Seattle, WA, 1963-
    University of Washington Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Seattle, 1967-present
    Director of Research, University of Washington School of Dentistry, Seattle, 1976-94
    Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Periodontal Research, 1986-1999
    Editor Emeritus, Journal of Periodontal Research, 1999-present
    Associate Dean for Research, University of Washington School of Dentistry, Seattle, 1994-
    Professor Emeritus, Periodontics, University of Washington School of Dentistry, Seattle

 

William Dennis McHugh
The Twelfth President of the AADR, 1983-84
The Sixty-fifth President of the IADR, 1988-89

  • Born 8 May 1929, Berwick-on-Tweed, England
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Cincinnati, OH, 17 March 1983:
    "A Good Investment?"
    (J Dent Res 62(11):1104-1105, 1983)
  • Dundee (Scotland) Dental School, 1950-53
    Royal Dental School, Malmö, Sweden, 1954-56
    Royal Dental Hospital, London, England, 1956-58
    University of Birmingham, England, 1958-59
    St. Andrews (Scotland) University Dental School, 1959-70
    Director, Eastman Dental Center, Rochester, NY, 1970-94
    Associate Dean for Dental Affairs, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, NY, 1970-94
    Director emeritus, Eastman Dental Center, Rochester, NY, 1994
    Professor emeritus, University of Rochester, NY, 1994

 

James Wyatt Bawden
The Thirteenth President, 1984-85

  • Born 23 April 1930, St. Louis, MO
  • Died June 23, 2011, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    (In Memoriam J Dent Res 90(12):1365-1366, 2011)
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Dallas, TX, 15 March 1984:
    "Transitions"
    (J Dent Res 63(7):944-945, 1984)
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1961-retirement
    Dean, UNC-CH School of Dentistry, 1966-1974

 

Robert Joseph Genco
The Fourteenth President of the AADR, 1985-86
The Sixty-eighth President of the IADR, 1991-92

  • Born 31 October 1938, Silver Creek, NY
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Las Vegas, NV, 21 March 1985:
    "Accomplishments, Opportunities, and Challenges in Oral Health Research"
    (J Dent Res 64(7):952-953, 1985)
  • School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1967-present
    Associate Dean, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1985-1998
    Director, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1974-present
    Editor, J Periodontol, 1988-2006
    Director, Buffalo Periodontal Disease Research Center, 2002-present
    Vice-provost & Director, University at Buffalo Office of Science, Technology Transfer and Economic Outreach, 2002-present
  • ADA Gold Medal Award, 1991

 

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

 

Walter J. Loesche
The Sixteenth President, 1987-88

  • Born 28 March 1935Ann Arbor, Michigan
    (In Memoriam J Dent Res 92(2):105-106, 2013)
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Chicago, IL, 11 March 1987:
    "The Best of Times and the Worst of Times"
    (J Dent Res 66(7):1210-1212, 1987)
  • Forsyth Dental Center, Boston, MA, 1962-64, 1966-69
    MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1964-67
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 1967-69
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1969-1999

 

John S. Greenspan
The Seventeenth President of the AADR, 1988-89
The Seventy-third President of the IADR, 1996-97

  • Born 7 January 1938, London, England
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 9 March 1988:
    "Change is Constant"
    (J Dent Res 67(7):980-981, 1988)
  • Royal Dental Hospital, London, England, 1962-75
    School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, 1976-2014
    Director, Oral AIDS Center, UCSF, 1992-2005
    Senior Editor, Oral Diseases, 1994-98
    Associate Dean for Research, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, 2001-2014
    Director,  International Sjogren’s Syndrome Registry, 2003-2010
    Director, AIDS Research Institute, UCSF School of Medicine, 2003 to 2012
    Director Emeritus, AIDS Research Institute, UCSF School of Medicine, 2012
    Associate Dean and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Oral Pathology, UCSF 2014

 

Martin Arnold Taubman
The Eighteenth President, 1989-90

  • Born 10 July 1940, New York, NY
  • Inaugural Address delivered at San Francisco, CA, 15 March 1989:
    "Whither Peer Review?"
    (J Dent Res 68(10):1379-1380, 1989)
  • Forsyth Dental Center, Boston, MA, 1970-
    Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, 1976-

 

Richard R. Ranney
The Nineteenth President of the AADR, 1990-91
The Seventy-second President of the IADR, 1995-96

  • Born 11 July 1939
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Cincinnati, OH, 7 March 1990:
    "’Storm Fear’ and ‘Misgiving’"
    (J Dent Res 69(7):1352-1354, 1990)
  • Chief Dental Officer, USPHS Outpatient Clinic, Cincinnati, OH, 1964-66
    University of Oregon Dental School, 1969-72
    Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, 1972-86
    Dean (1986-89) and Professor of Periodontics (1986-91), School of Dentistry, University of Alabama, Birmingham
    Professor and Dean, Baltimore (MD) College of Dental Surgery, 1991-2002
    Dean Emeritus, University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 2003
    ADEA/ADEA Gies Foundation Education Fellowship, 2004

 

Max A. Listgarten
The Twentieth President, 1991-92

  • Born 14 May 1935, Paris, France
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Acapulco, Mexico, 17 April 1991:
    "Dental Research: Manpower Needs and Changing Priorities"
    (J Dent Res 70(8):1105-1106, 1991)
  • Harvard University, 1963-64
    University of Toronto, ON, Canada, 1964-67
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1971-2001
    Professor Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2001
    Clinical Professor, University California, San Francisco, 2003
     

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

  • Born 8 January 1949
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Boston, MA, March, 1992:  
    "Make the Best of the Times"
    (J Dent Res 71:1644-1645, 1992)
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1970-87
    University of California, San Francisco, 1987-
    Vice Provost, Academic Affairs & Director, Office of Faculty Development and Advancement, University of California, San Francisco, 2005-2013
    Distinguished Professor Emerita of Biomaterials and Bioengineering, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, UCSF School of Dentistry, 2013

 

Harold C. Slavkin
The Twenty-second President, 1993-94

  • Born 20 March 1938, Chicago, Illinois
  • Inaugural Address delivered  10 March 1993:
    "Advocacy in a Time of Change"
    (J Dent Res 72(7):1062-1063, 1993)
  • Director, University of Southern California Center for Craniofacial Biology 1968 
    Director, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 1995-2000
    Dean, University of Southern California School of Dentistry, 2000-2008
     

 

John D. Rugh
The Twenty-third President, 1994-95

  • Born 20 February 1941
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Seattle, WA, 9 March 1994:
    "Establishing Firm Support for Dental Research"
    (J Dent Res 73(7):1241-1243, 1994)
  • Founder and Director, The University of Texas Health Science Center’s Facial Pain Clinic, 1977-
    Director of Research, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Dental School, 1991-98
    Professor and Director, Evidenced-Based Practice Program, The University of Texas Health Science Center Developmental Dentistry, 2010-
    Professor and Chair, Orthodontics Dept., The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Harald Löe Scholar, 1996-97

 

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

  • Born 14 June 1951
  • Inaugural Address delivered at San Antonio, TX, 8 March 1995:
    "Charting Our Future"
    (J Dent Res 74(5):1150-1151, 1995)
  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 1978-88
    University of Alabama, Birmingham, 1988-2003
    Professor, Department of Periodontology, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine 2003-present
    Dean, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2003-2008

 

Barbara D. Boyan
The Twenty-fifth President, 1996-97

  • Born 20 September 1948
  • Inaugural Address delivered at San Francisco, CA, 13 March 1996:
    "The Changing Face of Dental Research: Blurring the Boundaries Between Industry and Academia"
    (J Dent Res 75(6):1426-1427, 1996)
  • University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, 1975-80
    University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, 1981-2002
    Director, Industry-University Cooperative Research Center, UTHSC, San Antonio, 1986-
    Professor and Director of Research, UTHSC, San Antonio, 1988-
    Director, Center for the Enhancement of the Biology/Biomaterials Interface, UTHSC/SA, 1992-
    Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Innovation, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-2012
    Dean, School of Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2013 – 

 

John C. Keller
The Twenty-sixth President, 1997-98

  • Born 11 August 1952
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Orlando, FL, 19 March 1997:
    "Investing in Your Future"
    (J Dent Res 76(8):1517-1518, 1997)
  • Medical University of South Carolina, 1982-88
    Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, 1988-
    Associate Dean, Graduate College, The University of Iowa, 1998-2002
    Dean & Associate Provost, Graduate Education,  The University of Iowa, 2002-

 

Paul B. Robertson
The Twenty-seventh President, 1998-99
The Eighty-first President of the IADR, 2004-2005

  • Born 27 March 1940
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Minneapolis, MN, 4 March 1998:
    "The High Value of AADR Membership"
    (J Dent Res 77(5):1364-1365, 1998)
  • University of California, San Francisco
    University of Connecticut
    Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, and Coordinator of the Health Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 1988-1992
    Dean, School of Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle 1992-2001
    Dean Emeritus, School of Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle 2001

 

Stephen C. Bayne
The Twenty-eighth President of the AADR, 1999-2000
The Eighty-third President of the IADR, 2006-07

  • Born 6 January 1947
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Vancouver, BC, Canada 10 March 1999:
    "The New Scientists, and the New Science"
    (J Dent Res 78(8):1386-1387, 1999)
  • BA, Biology, Carleton College, 1968
    MS, Biological Materials, Northwestern University, 1973
    PhD, Biological Materials, Northwestern University, 1978
  • University of Mississippi, 1977-84
    School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1984-2006
    Director, Operative Dentistry Research, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1984-2000
    Professor and Chair, Michigan, Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics, 2006-2015
    Professor Emeritus of Dentistry, 2016

 

Steven Offenbacher
The Twenty-ninth President, 2000-01

  • Born 26 December 1950
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Washington, DC,  5 April 2000:
    "DentalResearch2000.org"
    (J Dent Res 79:1537-1538, 2000)
  • Forsyth Dental Center, 1977-80
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1981-90
    School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1991-

 

Martha J. Somerman
The Thirtieth President of the AADR, 2001-02 

  • Born 13 March 1947, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Inaugural address delivered at Chicago, IL, March 7, 2001
    "Come On In"
    (J Dent Res 80:1593, 2001)
  • BA, New York University
    MS, Hunter College
    DDS, New York University
    PhD, University of Rochester
  • Lab. of Developmental Biology and Anomalies, NIDR, NIH, 1980-82
    Lab. of Clinical Investigations and Patient Care Branch, NIDR, NIH, 1982-84
    Assistant Prof., University of Maryland (Baltimore) College of Dentistry, Depts. of Periodontics and Pharmacology, 1984-87
    Associate Prof., as above, 1987-90
    Associate Prof. and Chair, Dept. of Periodontics/Prevention/Geriatrics (PPG), University of Michigan Dental School, and
    Associate Prof., Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, 1991-95
    Professor and Chair, Dept. of PPG, and Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Michigan, 1995-2000
    Associate Dean for Research, Dental School, and Professor, Medical School, University of Michigan, 2001-02
    Dean, University of Washington School of Dentistry, 2002-11
    Director, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 2011-

 

Charles Bertolami
The Thirty-first President of the AADR, 2002-03

  • Born December 31, 1949, Lorain, Ohio
  • Inaugural address delivered in San Diego, CA, March 6, 2002
    “Disquieting Change–Extraordinary Challenge”
    (J Dent Res 81:366, 2002)
  • DDS, Ohio State University, Summa cum laude, 1974
    DMedSc, Harvard University, 1979
  • Chief Resident, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital: 1979-1980
    Faculty, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Connecticut: 1980-1983
    Faculty, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine: 1983-1989
    Appointed Chair, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, UCLA: 1989
    Various Professorships, Associate Dean, Section Chair, UCSF (1989-1995)
    Dean, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Dentistry: 1995-2007
    Dean, NYU College of Dentistry: 2007-present

 

Kenneth Anusavice
The Thirty-second President of the AADR, 2003-04

  • Born August 6, 1940, Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Inaugural address delivered in San Antonio, TX, USA, March 12, 2003
    “Seven Secrets to Discovery”
    (J Dent Res 82:413-414, 2003)
  • BS-Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1962
    PhD-Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, 1970
    DMD, Medical College of Georgia, 1977
  • Associate Dean for Research and chair of the Department of Dental Biomaterials, University of Florida College of Dentistry
    Professor and Chair, University of Florida College of Engineering

 

Dominick P. DePaola
The Thirty-third President of the AADR, 2004-05

  • Born December 29, 1942, Brooklyn, NY,
  • Died April 16, 2013, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
    (In Memoriam J Dent Res 92(8):677-679, 2013)
  • Inaugural address delivered in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, March 10, 2004
    “Nurturing a Culture of Innovation”
    (J Dent Res 83:446-447, 2004)
  • BS, St. Francis College, 1964
    DDS, New York University, 1969
    Internship, general dentistry, Beth Abraham Hospital, New York City
    PhD (Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Dean, Dental School, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, 1983-88
    Dean, New Jersey Dental School, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, 1988-90
    President and Dean, Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A&M University System, Dallas, 1990-97
    President and CEO, The Forsyth Institute, Boston, MA, USA, 1998-2008
    Academic Dean, Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, 2008-2013
  • Other academic appointments at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, The Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University, Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry, Harvard School of Dental Medicine/Harvard Medical School.

 

Mary MacDougall
The Thirty-fourth President of the AADR, 2005-06
The Eighty-ninth President of the IADR, 2012-13

  • Born June 12, 1955
  • Inaugural address delivered in Baltimore, MD, USA, March 9, 2005
    “Discovering the Future with a Smile”
    (J Dent Res 84:582-583, 2005)
  • 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-

 

E. Dianne Rekow
The Thirty-fifth President of the AADR, 2006-07
The Eighty-eighth President of the IADR, 2011-12

  • 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
  • Professor of Orthodontics, New York University, New York, USA, 2002-2012
    Vice Provost for Engineering and Technology, New York University, New York, USA, 2008-2012
    Dean, Dental Institute, Kings College London, January 1, 2012-Present
    Professor of Orthodontics, Kings College London, January 1, 2012-Present

 

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

     


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