Antony H. Melcher, B.D.S., H.D.D., M.D.S.

The Fifty-ninth President of the IADR

1982-83

  • 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