Deans of the IDC and IUSD


Indiana Dental College 1879 - 1924 *

1879 – 1880

Dr. William L. Heiskell

 Served as the top IDC administrator as Board of Trustees President

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1881 – 1898

Dr. Phineas G. C. Hunt

Helped to form the Indiana State Dental Association in 1858
First official Dean of Indiana Dental College

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1899 – 1913

Dr. George E. Hunt

Founded the Indiana Dental Journal in 1898
Son of the first IDC Dean

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1914 - 1918

Dr. Frederic R. Henshaw

Appointed Dean after Dr. George E. Hunt's passing.
Was granted military leave of absence in 1918 for World War I

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1918 – 1919

Dr. David M. House

Served as Acting Dean

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1919 – 1924

Dr. Frederic R. Henshaw

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Indiana University School of Dentistry 1925 - present *

1925 – 1938

Dr. Frederic R. Henshaw

Oversaw the transition of the school from a private institution into the control of the State of Indiana and Indiana University

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1938 – 1939

Dr. Gerald Timmons

Served as Acting Dean upon Dr. Henshaw's passing.

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1940 – 1944

Dr. William H. Crawford

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1945 – 1968

Dr. Maynard K. Hine

 ADA President, 1965
First Chancellor of IUPUI, 1968-1972

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1968 – 1984

Dr. Ralph E. McDonald

Appointed Acting Dean in 1968
Took on the full role of IUSD Dean in 1969 

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1985 – 1995

Dr. H. William Gilmore

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1996 – 1997

Dr. George K. Stookey

Appointed Acting Dean

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19972010

Dr. Lawrence I. Goldblatt

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2010Present

Dr. John N. Williams

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* Source:  Indiana University School of Dentistry Alumni Bulletin, v. 10 no. 4, Spring 1996

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