International Dose-Response Society Awards

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2016 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.

2016 Outstanding Career Achievement: Thomas E. Johnson Tom JohnsonTom Johnson, the recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Career Achievement Award, is a Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder in the Department of Integrative Physiology. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Behavioral Genetics where he first affiliated in 1981. Dr. Johnson received his BS at MIT, where he worked with David Baltimore ...

2016 Outstanding New Investigator: Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez Giancarlo Lopez-MartinezA Puerto Rico native, Dr López-Martínez received his MS and PhD from the Ohio State University with a focus on stress physiology of temperate and polar insects. A big component of his graduate work was rooted in hormesis and the protective benefits that low-levels of stress have against higher levels of different stressors (cross tolerance). ...

2016 Award for Outstanding Leadership: Carol Marcus Carol MarcusCarol Marcus was born and raised in New York City. She received her B.S. in General Biology in 1960, an M.S. in Radiation Biology in 1961, and a Ph.D. in Physical Biology in 1963, all at Cornell University. She spent a year doing radiobiology research at the RVO-TNO in Rijswijk, The Netherlands. She then worked ...

2016 Award for Outstanding Leadership: Mark L. Miller Mark L. MillerProfessor Miller’s research focuses on radiation dose and risk assessment; radiation measurement and sampling techniques and procedure development; design and implementation of environmental and personnel radiation monitoring programs; emergency planning and response; transportation and disposal of radioactive waste; computer programming as required for data management and analysis; radiation safety training and public speaking; and as ...

2016 Award for Outstanding Leadership: Scientists for Accurate Radiation Information (SARI) Website: http://radiationeffects.org In 2013, in response to the harm caused by the misinformation propagated regarding radiation effects in Fukushima, following the initiative of Dr. Bobby Scott of Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, a group of about 20 scientists formed a new group known as Scientists for Accurate Radiation Information (SARI) with the following Charter and Mission: Charter: The ...

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