April 9, 2018

Timothy A. DeRouen named an AADR Fellow in 2018

Timothy A. DeRouen, Professor Emeritus of Global Health, Oral Health Sciences, and Biostatistics, has been named one of the three recipient of the 2018 Fellows Program by the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) along with Susan Herring (UW) and Jeffrey W. Stansbury (University of Colorado).

The award, which was officially presented at AADR’s annual meeting in March, honors leaders of AADR and individuals who have served AADR throughout their careers. It recognizes Dr. DeRouen’s work in oral health research and his extensive service to AADR, including the AADR presidency in 2014-15.

Dr. DeRouen has previously served as Executive Associate Dean and Interim Dean of the School of Dentistry. He is currently the chair of the board of directors of the Timothy A. DeRouen Center for Global Oral Health, which he directed from its establishment in 2013 until 2017.

The center was renamed in 2017 to commemorate his significant achievements and everlasting contributions to our School of Dentistry. The center is hosting its first global oral health symposium on July 31st, 2018, titled “Inter-Professional Collaboration in Healthcare: Adding the Oral Health Component to Successful Projects Worldwide.” More information on the symposium is available at the UW School of Dentistry website.