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Dr. Howard Hu receives APHA Award for Excellence.

November 4, 2011

Dr. Howard Hu is the recipient of the American Public Health Association (APHA) Award for Excellence for 2011. Dr. Hu is chair of the NSF International Department of Environmental Health Sciences and a professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. He is also a professor of internal medicine at the Medical School.

The APHA award recognizes Dr. Hu's "creative and innovative work in research on environmental health issues," especially on the adverse health effects of lead and other heavy metals, endocrine disruptors, gene-environment interactions, long-term effects of fetal exposures, and health and the global environment.

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