Professor John Clarkson Awarded the Charles Godon Medal of Honour
The FDI Word Dental Federation at the recent FDI/ADA Congress in San Francisco awarded Professor John Clarkson the Charles Godon Medal of Honour. The Award is the highest given by FDI and is made to oral health professionals who have made an outstanding contribution in the field of dentistry. He is the first recipient of the Award. Professor Clarkson has worked in general practice, the public health service, as Executive Director of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and as Professor/ Consultant and also Dean of the Dental School in Trinity College. He was elected President of IADR and represented them on the FDI Science Committee for many years
Pictured presenting the Award to Professor Clarkson is Dr Katherine Kell, President of FDI.