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Name Barmes, David
Othernames David Edward Barmes
Places of residence Rockhampton, Australia
Mayborough, Australia
Queensland, Australia
Duillier, Switzerland
Papua New Guinea
Education St. Joseph's Nudgee College, 1948
B.D.S.c, University of Queensland, 1953
D.D.S.c, University of Queensland
Master of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1963-1964
Notes Following the discovery of a group of individuals in Papua New Guinea who were disease free, Dr. Barmes led a special study in the etiology of dental disease. He was active in epidemiological and dental services in many countries worldwide.

Served in the Dental Health Standing Community of the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia and the World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Advisory Panel on Dental Health.
Occupation Etiology of Dental Disease
International Dental Care
Titles & honors Dental Officer, Territory of Papua New Guinea
Dental Epidemiologist, Secretariat of the World Health Organization, 1967
Chief of Oral Health, World Health Organization
Publications Barmes, David E. "Review of the South Australian School Dental Service, 1-15 June 1983." Geneva : World Health Organization, 1983.
Barmes, David Edward. "Dental and nutritional surveys of primitive peoples in the Pacific Islands." Thesis. 1960
Barmes, David E. "Dental disease patterns related to dietary patterns in primitive peoples of the Territory of Papua and New Guinea." Dissertation. 1962
Role Dentist
Related Websites Chronicles of Outstanding Leaders in Dentistry
David E. Barmes Memoriam

Associated Records

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Barmes, David - RL485

This DVD is volume 15 in a series called Outstanding Leaders in Dentistry, which explores leadership of people who have significantly contributed to dentistry. This is an interview with David E. Barmes, who talks about his life and career in dentistry. He is best known for his focus in epidemiology, including serving in the Dental Health Standing Community of the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia and the World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Advisory Panel on Dental Health, he was appointed Chief, Oral Health of the World Health Organization. The interview was conducted on October 5, 1988 and republished on DVD around 2004. Runtime- 1:03:16

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Barmes, David
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Shepard, Earl
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Rowell, A. Gordon - RL540

Rupp, Nelson Barmes, David Brown Jr., William E. Shepard, Earl Sinkford, Jeanne Rowell, A. Gordon - RL540

This DVD is a volume Potpourri III in a series called Outstanding Leaders in Dentistry, which explores leadership of people who have significantly contributed to dentistry. This focuses on several individuals and highlights from their interviews. Individuals include Rupp, Barmes, Brown, Shepard, SInkford and Rowell. Most interviews were conducted from 1984-2006 and published around 1998, republished on DVD in 2006. Runtime- 31:39