Dr. Kokich of Tacoma, Washington, is a professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Washington in Seattle. He also maintains a private practice in Tacoma. He has published 21 book chapters, 99 scientific articles and 48 review articles. He has given more than 950 presentations throughout the world and has lectured to orthodontic societies in more than 50 countries. He is the editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. He is a past president of ABO and the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Dr. Kokich was recently recognized with the 2011 Albert H. Ketcham Memorial Award by The American Board of Orthodontics.