Special Citation Award: Dr. Charles M. Cobb
For his service as the Parliamentarian of the AAP Board of Trustees, Dr. Charles M. Cobb will receive the Special Citation Award, which is conferred to members who have made a noteworthy impact on an Academy committee or project. As a 40-year veteran practitioner and educator, Dr. Cobb is a respected colleague and researcher in the periodontal community. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Missouri at Kansas City’s Department of Periodontics and author of nearly 200 published works. Affectionately known as “The Encyclopedia” by students, Dr. Cobb has long been the go-to guy for mentees and colleagues alike. In addition to his service to the AAP, Dr. Cobb is also a member of the Midwest Society of Periodontology, the Missouri Dental Association, and the American Dental Education Association. He is a retired founding member of the American Association of Oral Biologists.