Looking for some information on the Society’s leaders? SOT’s leaders work in government, in the private sector and in our universities and institutions of higher learning. These officers, called Councilors, begin their term on May 1 following the SOT Annual Meeting.
Mehdi Saeed Hazari, an SOT member and a scientist in the Environmental Public Health Division of the US Environmental Protection Agency, has been awarded the 2011 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
In recent years the Society of Toxicology has reached out to scientists from developing countries to increase the impact of toxicology on public health. This fall, applications are due for several SOT programs that are offering awards to scientists from developing countries and to their mentors.
John L. Emmerson, Distinguished Lilly Research Scholar and long-time member of the Society, passed away June 27, 2012, in Portland, Oregon following an extensive convalescence. He was 78. Dr. Emmerson served for many years as the scientific leader and chief spokesperson for Toxicology at Eli Lilly
Twenty Six Senators have written a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson asking that she finalize and implement two sets of rulemakings.