21 May 2008
Dr. Philip J. Landrigan to be honored with the 4th Irving J. Selikoff Memorial Award on June 5, 2008The Collegium Ramazzini is pleased to announce the conferment of the Irving J. Selikoff Memorial Award to Professor Philip J. Landrigan, MD, MSc. The ceremony will be held at 11 am on Thursday, June 5, 2008 in the Hatch auditorium of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, located at 1468 Madison Avenue (@ E. 100th Street), New York, NY. Following the presentation of the award, Dr. Landrigan will deliver a lecture entitled “The Future of Occupational and Environmental Medicine”. All Fellows and friends of the Collegium Ramazzini are cordially invited to attend the event.
The Irving J. Selikoff Award and Lecture was instituted in 1993 by the Collegium Ramazzini, an independent, international academy founded in 1982 by Irving J. Selikoff, Cesare Maltoni and other eminent scientists. The Collegium Ramazzini is comprised of 180 members from more than 30 countries, internationally renowned experts in the fields of occupational and environmental health.
The award is given periodically to a scientist or humanist whose studies and achievements have contributed to the protection of workers’ health and the environment. Funds for the award are provided by the Irving J. Selikoff Endowment of the Collegium Ramazzini. The award has been previously conferred only three times, in 1995 to Professor Cesare Maltoni (Italy), in 2006 to Professor Yasunosuke Suzuki (USA) and in 2007 to Dr. Morando Soffritti (Italy).