David M. Williams, B.D.S., M.Sc., Ph.D.

The Eighty-sixth President of the IADR


  • Inaugural address delivered in Miami, Florida, USA, April 1, 2009
    “Global Uncertainty and Global Challenges”
    (J Dent Res 88(7):393-394, 2009)
  • B.D.S. with Distinction in Dental Surgery, University of London, 1969
    MSc in Experimental Oral Pathology, University of London, 1972
    Ph.D. in Experimental Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of London, 1976
    Wellcome Trust Research Fellow, Department of Histopathology, Hammersmith Hospital, 1975-76
    Wellcome Trust Travel Fellow (1976); Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, 1991
    Fellow in Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1994
    Medical Research Council Junior Research Fellow, London Hospital Medical College, University of London, 1972-75
  • Professor of Global Oral Health, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry
    Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences, University of Southampton, 2004-2010
    Vice Provost, University of Southampton, 2010-2011
    Research Professor of Global Oral Health, Bart’s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, Present
    Non Executive Director, South Central Ambulance Services NHS Trust, Present