Dr. Carl M. Allen, DDS, MSD is currently employed by Central Ohio Skin & Cancer, Inc., as one of their staff oral pathologists (in addition to Dr. Ashleigh Briody). He retired as Professor Emeritus in the Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Radiology at the Ohio State University, College of Dentistry, after teaching for 36 years, Dr. Allen received his DDS from Ohio State in 1975 and trained in oral and maxillofacial pathology at Indiana University from 1978 to 1980, earning his MSD from IU. Throughout his career, Carl has been active in seeing clinical referral patients as well as reading biopsies. He has been a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology since 1983 and completed a six-year term (1994-2000) as Editor of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. He was President of the AAOMP in 2004 and was a Director of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology from 2005 – 2011, serving as President of the Board in 2011-12. Dr. Allen has published over 130 refereed articles in dental and medical journals and has written chapters dealing with oral disease for texts in the fields of otolaryngology, microbiology, primary care medicine, dermatology and surgical pathology. He is a co-author and co-editor of the textbook, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology by Neville, Damm, Allen and Chi, in addition to Color Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases by the same authors.