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Student & Alumni Achievements

Student & Alumni Achievements

Two North Texas Students Receive Poster Honors at International Conference

Two University of North Texas Health Science Center School of  Public Health students won Best Student Poster awards at the recent 2016 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exhibition, held in Baltimore.

The international conference is held annually for professionals in industrial hygiene and other occupational and environmental health and safety professions.


[Photo: North Texas poster winner Mr. Vedant Gohil; UCLA professor Dr. Shane Que Hee, AIHCE Biological Monitoring Committee Chair; and North Texas poster winner Mr. Caleb Okafor.]

The organization’s Biological Monitoring Committee recognized Mr. Vedant Gohil for his presentation on “Tobacco Harvesting Work, Exposure to Nicotine, Vital Signs and Nicotine Poisoning,” and the Protective Clothing and Equipment Committee honored Mr. Caleb Okafor for his poster, “Determinants of Nicotine Exposure in Tobacco Harvesting Workers: A Pilot Study.”

Both are environmental and occupational health sciences MPH students.