ORCA-Prize 2017


2017 Winner Cor van Loveren


Cor van Loveren at present is Professor in preventive dentistry at the Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), The Netherlands. He qualified as dental surgeon at the Dental School of Utrecht (The Netherlands) in 1976, and started soon after as lecturer and researcher in preventive dentistry in the department of Social and Preventive Dentistry at the Dental school of Utrecht. In 1986, he moved to the department of Cariology  Endodontology Pedodontology of Academic Centre of Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA). Cor van Loveren presently is also the chairman of the Dutch National Advisory Board on Preventive Dentistry.

Cor visits ORCA since 1979 and missed only 3 congresses ever since. He was a member of the organising committee of the ORCA-congress in 1984 in Noordwijkerhout and co-president in 1994 to organize the ORCA congress in, again Noordwijkerhout. Cor was also a member of the Advisory Board of ORCA  from 1995-1998 and again from 2002-2005. He was elected to vice president of ORCA  in 2007 becoming President of ORCA in 2009.            

Professor van Loveren authored and co-authored many publications in international reviewed scientific journals and in national and international publications aimed to inform the general practitioner. All publications discuss matters related to preventive dentistry. He Is regularly invited on national and international meetings to present on preventive dentistry especially diet, fluoride and evidence based dentistry.


ORCA-(Zsolnay) Prize
Past Winners

2017 Cor van Loveren
2015 Cynthia Pine
2014 David Beighton
2013 Not ORCA Prize but Ynge Ericsson Prize was awarded (link)
2012 Jaime Cury
2011 Peter Shellis
2010 Not ORCA Prize but Ynge Ericsson Prize was awarded (link)
2009 Adrian Lussi
2008 Helen Whelton
2007 George Stookey
2006 Brian Clarkson
2005 Nigel B Pitts
2004 Jorman Tenovuo
2003 Denis O'Mullane
2002 John DB Featherstone
2001 Bente Nyvad
2000 Jaap J ten Bosch



1999 B. Angmar-Mansson
1998 D. Geddes
1997 W.M. Edgar
1996 A. Rugg-Gunn
1995 H. Luoma
1994 G.N. Jenkins
1993 G. Bowden
1992 G.M. Whitford
1991 P.D. Marsh
1990 K.W. Stephen
1989 C. Dawes
1988 O. Fejerskov
1987 J.P. Carlos
1986 J.M. ten Cate
1985 J. Ekstrand
1984 G. Rolla
1983 F. Brudevold
1982 C. Robinson
1981 J. Arends
1980 H. Held
1978 J. Patz
1977 W.H. Bowen
1976 G.S. Ingram
1975 J.A. Beeley
1974 T. Mikx
1973 L.M. Silverstone
1972 B. Guggenheim
1971 C. Cimasoni
1970 J.M. Birkeland
1969 Y. Ericsson
1968 J.A. Weatherell
1967 S.A. Leach, W.G. Armstrong
1966 A. Boyde, T.M. Marthaler
1965 J.E. Eastoe
1964 K.G. König, H. Schule, R.J. Gibbons

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