John Clarkson, B.D.S., Ph.D.

The Seventy-ninth President of the IADR

2002-03

  • Born in Mullingar, Ireland, in 1941
  • Inaugural address delivered in San Diego, CA, USA, March 6, 2002
    “The Missions of the IADR”
    (J Dent Res 81:300-301, 2002)
  • BDS, University College, Dublin, Ireland, 1964
    PhD, University College, Cork, Ireland, 1987
  • Dean, Dental School & Hospital, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (1998-)
    Executive Director, International and American Associations for Dental Research (1990-98)
    Deputy Chief Dental Officer, Ireland
    Professor/Consultant in Public Dental Health & Community Services
    Chair, Department of Public & Child Dental Health