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Iowa Professor Appointed to Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology

Dr. Peter Thorne, professor and head of occupational and environmental health at the University of Iowa College of Public Health, has accepted appointment as a member of the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology (BEST). BEST is the National Research Council’s principal unit for organizing and overseeing studies of environmental pollution problems affecting human health, human impacts on the environment, and the assessment and management of related risks to human health and the environment. The studies conducted under BEST leadership provide independent expert assistance to government and advice to the nation on matters of science and technology affecting public policy on important environmental problems.