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Gohlke wins new investigator award for research into birth defects

Julia Gohlke, Ph.D., was named the 2014 recipient of the F. Clarke Fraser New Investigator Award from The Teratology Society, which promotes cutting-edge research on birth defects and other developmental disorders.

Maples earns AIHA John Palassis Memorial Award

Elizabeth H. Maples, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences and deputy director of the Deep South Center for Occupational Health & Safety, was recently honored at the AIHce 2014 conference with the John Palassis Memorial Award, which is named for a former American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) member who produced significant impact in the field of industrial hygiene through worker training, outreach to small businesses, and the development of consistent and comprehensive safety and health program standards.

Doke and Gohlke investigate health risks linked to fish consumption in Ghana

Fish is an important source of nutrition in the West Africa nation of Ghana, little is known about the possible health effects associated with metal concentrations found in fish. Therefore, PhD candidate Dzigbodi Adzo Doke, MS, and assistant professor Julia M. Gohlke, PhD, in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, aimed to estimate metal concentrations in fishery resources so as to inform guidelines on fish consumption in the country.


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