In 2014, the Women in Toxicology Special Interest Group (WIT) established an internal Awards Nomination Committee with the goal of enhancing the recognition of female toxicologists by nominating outstanding individuals for various SOT national awards.
Alan Boobis, OBE, PhD, is the recipient of the 2016 SOT Arnold J. Lehman Award. Dr. Boobis has become recognized internationally for his contributions to the science and practice of Toxicology, dose response modeling, and human health risk assessment.
Lauren Aleksunes, PharmD, PhD, DABT, is the recipient of the 2016 SOT Achievement Award. A graduate of the University of Connecticut, Dr. Aleksunes received her PharmD and PhD degrees in 2002 and 2006, respectively.