The Society of Toxicology (SOT) Undergraduate Educator Award is presented to an SOT member who is distinguished by outstanding contributions to the teaching of undergraduate students in toxicology and toxicology-related areas and whose endeavors support SOT's strategic efforts to "Build for the Future of Toxicology."
SOT 2014–2017 Councilor Ofelia Olivero (right) and 2012–2015 SOT Endowment Fund Board Chair Jeff Handler (left) present the 2015 Undergraduate Educator Award to recipient Mindy F. Reynolds (center)
A qualified undergraduate educator may either apply directly for the award or be nominated by others, including the Education Committee. The nominee should be a member of SOT and have a faculty appointment with primary responsibilities in the teaching of undergraduates. In addition, the nominee should have a distinguished undergraduate teaching record and have made significant contributions to undergraduate education in toxicology. For additional information about the requirements of this award, please visit the SOT Awards Page.
Whether self-nominated or nominated by the Education Committee or others, the application should include:
- Letter of support from Full member of the Society
- Letter of support from campus administrative official
- Curriculum vitae of nominee
Both letters of support should provide documentation of undergraduate teaching and training accomplished by the nominee and analyze the significant contributions made by the nominee to undergraduate toxicology education.
Past Undergraduate Educator Award Recipients
- 2015 Mindy F. Reynolds
- 2014 William D. Atchison
- 2013 Sidhartha D. Ray
- 2012 Sue M. Ford
- 2011 Joan B. Tarloff