William Henry Bowen, B.D.S., M.Sc., Ph.D.

The Sixty-seventh President of the IADR

1990-91

The Tenth President of the AADR, 1981-82

  • Born 11 December 1933, Enniscorthy, Ireland
  • Died 15 November 2016
  • Inaugural Address delivered at Cincinnati, OH, 7 March 1990:
    “Apathy”
    (J Dent Res 69(7):1350-1351, 1990)
  • 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-
    Director, Cariology Center, University of Rochester, NY, 1984-
    University of Rochester, Professor Emeritus
  • Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award, University of Rochester, 2006
  • American Association for Dental Research Irwin D. Mandel Distinguished Mentoring Award, 2015