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Georgia State: Alumna Priscilla Oliver Named President of the National Environmental Health Association

ATLANTA – Georgia State University alumna Dr. Priscilla Oliver was named the new president of the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA).

Dr. Oliver she received her Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from the Georgia State University Policy School (now the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies) in 1981 and her PhD from the Georgia State University College of Education & Human Performance (now the College of Education & Human Development) in 1989.

Dr. Oliver is currently a Senior Life Scientist with the Office of the Regional Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Atlanta.  She joined the NEHA in 1993, and since then, has served as Co-Chair, Chair and Technical Advisor of the Hazardous Materials and Toxic Substances Section. She also received the NEHA Presidential Citation and letters of appreciation for her longtime service to the NEHA Technical Editorial Advisory Board and as a peer reviewer for the Journal of Environmental Health.

In 2014, NSF International named Dr. Oliver the recipient of the distinguished Walter F. Snyder Environmental Health Award, honoring her four decades of significant and lasting contributions to environmental and public health through education, leadership, dedication and community service.

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