Clifton Orrin Dummett, D.D.S., M.S.D., M.P.H.

The Forty-sixth President of the IADR

1969-70

  • Born 20 May 1919, Georgetown, British Guiana
  • Died 7 September 2011
    (In Memoriam J Dent Res 91: 117-118, 2012)
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Houston, 20 March 1969:
    Comprehensiveness, Too, in Research on Oral Health and Disease Prevention
    J Dent Res 48: 985-989, 1969
  • Farewell remarks delivered at New York City, 15 March 1970.
    Topic: On ad hoc committees and recommendations 
    J Dent Res 49: 911, 914-917, 1970
  • Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry:
    Professor & Chairman, Department of Periodontology, 1942-45
    Dean & Director, Dental Education, 1945-49
  • VA Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama: Chief of Dental Service, 1949-65
    Associate Chief of Staff, Research & Education, 1962-65
  • VA Research Hospital, Chicago
    Chief of Dental Service, 1965-66
  • Editor, American Association of Dental Editors, 1965-
  • Dental Director, Watts Neighborhood Health Center, Los Angeles, 1966-67
  • University of Southern California School of Dentistry: Health Center Director, 1967-68
    Chairman, Research Committee, 1968-70
    Professor & Chairman, Department of Community Dentistry, 1970-