Peter Polverini is the Jonathan Taft Distinguished University Professor of Dentistry and Dean Emeritus at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, and a professor of pathology at the University of Michigan Medical School. Polverini served as the 42nd AADOCR president (2013-14). In 2006 he won the IADR Distinguished Scientist Award in Oral Medicine & Pathology Research.
The AADOCR Presidential Citation acknowledges an AADOCR member or members, including individual members, Corporate and Institutional Section members, who by the assessment of the AADOCR President, have made significant contributions to the Association over a period of time; shown dedication to the Association; and have helped to further the mission of the AADOCR through their service and commitment.
Congratulations Dr. Polverini!