Peter Larsen, DDS Receives Donald B. Osbon Award
Dr. Peter Larsen, Chair of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Anesthesiology, and the Larry J. Peterson Endowed Professor, recently was honored as the 2019 recipient of the Donald B. Osbon Outstanding Educator Award presented by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. The national award is given to one recipient annually who “exhibits the highest ideals of an educator;” works to “foster an excellent relationship between their educational program and oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the community;” and is "actively involved in efforts to improve residency and continuing education, both locally and nationally."
Dr. Larsen joined Ohio State's faculty in 1987 and has served as the oral and maxillofacial surgery division chair since 1998. A board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, he is also active in state and national dental organizations, most recently as president of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.