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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

BU Professor Wins 2014 Lilienfeld Award from American College of Epidemiology

Dr. Kenneth Rothman, a professor of epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) with more than 40 years of research experience, has been named the 2014 winner of the Abraham Lilienfeld Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Leadership.

Kenneth Rothman

The award is the highest conferred by the American College of Epidemiology and is given in honor of Dr. Abraham Lilienfeld, an outstanding teacher, scholar, and founder of the American College of Epidemiology. Dr. Rothman received the award last week at the organization’s annual meeting. He was also recognized as a lifetime Honorary Fellow of the College.

Dr. Rothman’s research has included work on the teratogenicity of vitamin A, the health effects of cellular telephone use, and potential environmental risk factors for cancer. He has also conducted epidemiologic research and written on the epidemiology of cancer, cardiovascular disease, birth defects, environmental epidemiology, and methodological, conceptual and ethical issues in epidemiology.

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