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Student & Alumni Achievements

Student & Alumni Achievements

Michigan: Graduate Students Recognized by Society of Toxicology

Two University of Michigan School of Public Health students were recognized by the Society of Toxicology (SOT) at the SOT Annual Meeting March 10-14, 2019.

Ms. Elana Elkin, PhD student in Environmental Health Sciences, received 2nd place in the 2019 Hudson Weisburger Scholarship Fund Student Award from the SOT Women in Toxicology Specialty Interest Group. This award is given to graduate students who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement in the field of toxicology as well as leadership and service.

Ms. Kari Neier, PhD student in Environmental Health Sciences, received the Graduate Student Research Award from the Molecular Systems Biology Specialty Section of the SOT. Applications for this award were judged on their relevance and novelty to molecular or systems toxicology, logic and flow, hypothesis, approach, experimental methods or model, results, discussion of findings, and letter of recommendation.

Two Michigan Public Health researchers also received awards.

“It is an honor to have several members of the Environmental Health Sciences department recognized by the Society of Toxicology this year,” said Dr. Dana Dolinoy, NSF International Chair of Environmental Health Sciences. “This is truly a testament to the strength of our department and school, which includes both incredible mentors and future leaders in the field of toxicology.”