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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Michigan: Researchers Recognized by Society of Toxicology

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

Dr. Rita Loch-Caruso, professor of environmental health sciences, received the 2019 Women in Toxicology Mentoring Award. This award is given to an individual who has been a major influence in the mentoring of women scientists entering the field of toxicology and whose leadership and service have provided career development opportunities for women toxicologists or encouraged women to achieve their professional goals.

Dr. Luke Montrose, recent research fellow in environmental health sciences and now assistant professor of community and environmental health at Boise State University, received the Best Manuscript Award for his paper, Maternal levels of endocrine disrupting chemicals in the first trimester of pregnancy are associated with infant cord blood DNA methylation.”

Two students from Michigan Public Health 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, National Science Foundation (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.”