ACPEF News   October 26, 2020

2020 ACPEF Founders Society Award: Dr. Lyndon Cooper


The ACPEF Founders Society Award honors individuals who have made a significant impact on the growth and development of the ACP Education Foundation, and have demonstrated an extraordinary level of commitment to the advancement of the specialty.

Dr. Lyndon F. Cooper has been selected to receive the 2020 Founders Society Award. He is the Associate Dean for Research and Head of the Department of Oral Biology at University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Dentistry. At UIC he leads a basic and clinical research laboratory where he focuses on bone biology and dental implant therapy. He previously served as Stallings Distinguished Professor of Dentistry, Chairperson and Director of Graduate Prosthodontics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Cooper is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and served as the 2010 President of the American College of Prosthodontists and has served as the Chair of the American College of Prosthodontists Education Foundation. His research focuses on bone regeneration and dental implant therapy and is represented in over 170 peer-reviewed publications and many national and international presentations.

Dr. Cooper will be honored at the ACP Education Foundation Reception on Monday, Nov. 2 at 6:00 p.m. CT as part of the ACP Annual Session.


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