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Student & Alumni Achievements

Iowa Alumnus Appointed to Nuclear Workers Health Panel

University of Iowa College of Public Health alumnus Dr. Marek Mikulski, was one of 12 appointees to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA).

Dr. Mikulski is an adjunct assistant professor, assistant research scientist, and co-principal investigator for the Burlington (IA) Atomic Energy Commission Plant and Ames Lab Former DOE Worker Medical Screening Programs in the UI College of Public Health’s department of occupational and environmental health.

The board advises the secretary of Labor on certain technical aspects of the EEOICPA, including the department’s site exposure matrices database, which includes information about toxic substances present at EEOICPA-covered facilities, and established causal links between those substances and certain occupational illnesses.