|Rusyn appointed to new National Academies committee|
|February 05, 2009|
Ivan Rusyn, MD, PhD, associate professor of environmental sciences and engineering, has been appointed to a new committee of the National Academies. The Standing Committee on Use of Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions is a joint effort of the Board on Life Sciences and the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology and was assembled under a contract with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
The committee's charge is to "examine, explore, and consider issues on the use of emerging science for environmental health decisions."
To accomplish this charge, the committee will facilitate
communication among government, industry and environmental groups, and the
academic community, about scientific advances in methods and approaches that
can be used in the identification, quantification and control of environmental
impacts on human health.
Note: Rusyn may be reached at (919) 843-2596 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Last updated February 24, 2009|