2017 Awards

2017 Awards

The Executive Committee of the International Dose-Response Society has created an annual award of excellence for outstanding work in the field of low dose-response in the following three areas: Outstanding Career Achievement, Outstanding New Investigator and Outstanding Leadership. This award serves to identify and recognize scientists, scholars, and teachers who have contributed to a deeper understanding of the relationships between “dose and response” and/or to the distribution of that understanding to others. The awards are presented at our annual conference on, Dose-Response: Implications for Toxicology, Medicine, and Risk Assessment, at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst.

2017 Outstanding Career Achievement: Suresh Rattan Suresh Rattan, Ph.D., D.Sc. heads the Laboratory of Cellular Ageing, at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Denmark. He is the recipient of the Lord Cohen Medal in Gerontology from the British Society for Research on Ageing, an Honorary Doctorate from the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, and is the present Chairman ...

2017 Outstanding Career Achievement: Walter J. Kozumbo Walter J. Kozumbo, Ph.D., After graduating from Princeton University (AB, 1967), Walt taught science and coached sports for nearly a decade at the Gilman School, Baltimore, MD.  During this time, he earned a Master’s degree in biology from Purdue University (MS, 1972) and another in Liberal Arts (MLA, 1976) from Johns Hopkins University.  Excited by ...

2017 Outstanding Career Achievement: Christopher Thome Christopher Thome, Ph.D.,  After receiving a bachelor of medical sciences degree from the University of Western Ontario, Dr. Thome went on to study at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario where he received a master’s degree in health and radiation physics and a PhD in medical physics, under the supervision of Dr. Douglas Boreham. Currently, Dr. ...

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