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NIEHS grantee student honored with Wetterhahn Award

NIEHS grantee student honored with Wetterhahn Award
Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Monica Ramirez-Andreotta is the fourteenth recipient of the annual Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award. The award, which recognizes an outstanding graduate or postdoctoral researcher who demonstrates scientific excellence, was presented at the NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP) annual meeting Oct. 25 in Lexington, Ky. Ramirez-Andreotta is credited for her commitment to engaging residents of the local community in her research and empowering them with her results. After graduation, Garcia hopes to pursue a doctorate degree and join the Peace Corps, and professionally, her interests are focused in the local efforts of sustainable management of the environment in Northern Mexico.

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