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Faculty & Staff Honors

GW Dean Awarded Homer N. Calver Award at APHA Meeting

On October 31, at this year’s American Public Health Association (APHA) meeting held in Denver, Dr. Lynn R. Goldman, Michael and Lori Milken Dean of Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (GW), was awarded the Homer N. Calver Award. The award is given by the APHA Environmental Section at the annual meeting to recognize an environmental health expert for their significant contributions to the field.

[Photo: Dean Lynn R. Goldman]

Dean Goldman was awarded this honor for her expertise in environmental health issues, including her work to address environmental factors that can affect children’s health. The Environmental Section of the APHA has a mission of influencing policy and other changes to create and sustain healthy environments and to enhance research, public awareness, prevention and the treatment of diseases caused or exacerbated by environmental factors.

The award comes with the opportunity to give a special lecture. Before receiving the award Dean Goldman gave a talk titled “Protection of children’s health and the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act of 2016.” Read more.