NIDCR at 75: Celebrating the Past, Charting the Future

Event Details
Date
June 27, 2023
Time
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EDT
Location
Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland
Event Description

This symposium kicked off NIDCR’s 75th anniversary and featured keynote speaker and University of Michigan Provost Dr. Laurie McCauley, Acting NIH Director Dr. Lawrence Tabak, former NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, and more.

The symposium covered the institute’s vital contributions to the biomedical research enterprise, highlighted the state of the science, included remarks from professional society partners, and featured conversations among federal partners and NIDCR leadership about the critical role of collaboration for achieving oral health for all.

Speakers

NIH and Scientific Leaders

Dr. Larry Tabak

Dr. Lawrence A. Tabak
Acting Director
NIH

Dr. Francis Collins

Dr. Francis Collins
Former Director
NIH

Dr. Rena D'Souza

Dr. Rena N. D'Souza
Director
NIDCR

Laurie Kay McCauley, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Dr. Laurie Kay McCauley
Provost
University of Michigan

Professional Society Partners

Christopher Fox

Dr. Christopher H. Fox
CEO
IADR & AADOCR

George Shepley D.D.S.

Dr. George Shepley
President
ADA

Karen West, D.M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Karen West
President and CEO
ADEA

Rosa Chaviano-Moran, D.M.D., F.A.C.D., F.I.C.D.

Dr. Rosa Chaviano-Moran
Past President
Hispanic Dental Association,
Diverse Dental Society

Federal Partners

Srinivas “Nandu” Nandkumar, Ph.D

Dr. Srinivas Nandkumar
Director
Division of Dental and ENT Devices
FDA

Natalia I. Chalmers D.D.S., M.H.Sc., Ph.D.

Dr. Natalia I. Chalmers
Chief Dental Officer
CMS

Casey J. Hannan, M.P.H.

Mr. Casey J. Hannan
Director
Division of Oral Health
CDC

Rear Admiral Michael Windsor Johnson, D.D.S., M.P.H.

RADM Michael Windsor Johnson
Chief Dental Officer
USPHS

Last Reviewed
December 2023

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