Edwin T. Parks received his DMD from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry and his MS in Dental Diagnostic Sciences from Indiana University School of Dentistry. He is Professor Emeritus of Diagnostic Sciences in the Department of Oral Pathology, Medicine and Radiology at Indiana University School of Dentistry. Dr. Parks served as the division director for Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and the American Board of Oral Medicine. Dr. Parks has presented over 170 continuing education courses and authored numerous journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Parks served on the NCRP 145 Radiation Protection in Dentistry rewrite committee and was Councilor for Public Policy and Scientific Affairs of the AAOMR from 2014-2015. Dr. Parks is the 2018 Recipient of the Gordon J. Christensen Lecturer Recognition Award presented by the Chicago Dental Society.