W. Montague Cobb, MD

W. Montague Cobb – graduated from Howard Medical school in 1929. He accepted a faculty position from Howard University, which was offered prior to graduation. He went on to establish the W. Montague Cobb Skeletal Collection, which included he remains of over 930 adult and 40 infant skeletons and their associated mortuary records. He also became Howard University’s first distinguished professor in 1969 and became professor emeritus in 1973. Dr. Cobb was one of the most influential scholars in physical anatomy.