The Undergraduate Educator Award is presented to a Society of Toxicology (SOT) member who is distinguished by outstanding contributions to the teaching of undergraduate students in toxicology and toxicology-related areas, and whose efforts support SOT's strategic priority to "Develop and Support Toxicologists to Capitalize on Future Opportunities."
SOT Treasurer George P. Daston (left) and SOT Endowment Fund Board Chair Matthew S. Bogdanffy (right) present the SOT 2016 Undergraduate Educator Award to Antonio T. Baines (center)
A qualified undergraduate educator may either apply directly for the award or be nominated by others. The nominee should be a member of the 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:
- Primary Letter of Nomination or Personal Statement of Self-Nomination from a Full Member
- Letter of support from Full member of the Society
- Letter of support from campus administrative official
- Curriculum vitae of nominee
All letters 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.
Previous recipients include the following individuals.
- 2012 Sue M. Ford
- 2013 Sidhartha D. Ray
- 2014 William D. Atchison
- 2015 Mindy F. Reynolds
- 2016 Antonio T. Baines