Keynote Presentation, Brauer 030 (Simulcast in Old Dental Room 150), 12:00p-1:00p

"Historical Perspective: 40 Years of Dental Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill"


Dr. James Bawden is Alumni Distinguished Professor, Dept of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina.  From 1965 to 1977 Dr. Bawden was Professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and from 1966 to 1974 Dean, School of Dentistry.  During 1984 to 1985 Dr. Bawden was Assistant Dean and Director (Acting), Dental Research Center.  Dr. Bawden is also honored as a Member of Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Science since 1983.






Dr. Patrick Flood is Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontology and Member of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Carolina Center for Genome Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Since 1999 Dr. Flood has been the Director of the Comprehensive Center for Inflammatory Disorders and since 1998 the Associate Dean for Research and the Director of the Dental Research Center.