S.D. Allen Iske Jr., PhD, CIH, CSP, will receive award at the AIHA Fall Conference
July 18, 2016
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has announced that S.D. Allen Iske Jr., PhD, CIH, CSP will receive this year's Henry F. Smyth, Jr. Award. The honor is presented annually to an individual who has recognized the needs of the industrial hygiene profession and contributed to the improvement of the public's welfare.
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