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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Columbia Professor Named Recipient of Sigma Xi’s John P. McGovern Science and Society Award

Dr. David Rosner, Ronald H. Lauterstein Professor of Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, is the 2014 recipient of the John P. McGovern Science and Society Award. The award is given by the honorary society of scientists Sigma Xi to those “whose work transcends their career as a researcher.” Dr. Rosner, who also co-directs the Mailman School’s Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health, is an authority on occupational health and industrial disease, and the effects of lead in paint on the health of children in particular.