Marc Heft, D.M.D., Ph.D.

The Ninety-second President of the IADR


  • Inaugural address delivered in Boston, Mass., USA.
    Interconnected Networks
    (J Dent Res 94: 873, 2015)
  • Died 8 February 2020, Gainesville, Fla., USA
  • BS, electrical engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1970
    DMD, University of Pennsylvania, 1974
    MA, psychology, American University, Washington, DC, 1981
    PhD, psychology, American University, Washington, DC 1982
  • Clinical Associate (then) Post-doctoral Fellow, Neurobiology & Anesthesiology Branch, National Institute of Dental Research, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA (1975-1982)
    Senior Staff Fellow, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA (1982-1984)
    Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences,University of Florida, Gainesville (Associate Chair, 1999-2005; Interim Chair, 2005-2006)
    Director, Claude D. Pepper Center for Research on Oral Health in Aging, University of Florida, Gainesville (1984-present)
    Professor and Program Director, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, Fla., USA