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October 13th 2021

CR NEWSLETTER - RAMAZZINI DAYS COMING SOON

Dear Fellows and Emeritus Fellows,
This edition of the Collegium Ramazzini Newsletter is dedicated to the upcoming RAMAZZINI DAYS.

RAMAZZINI DAYS OCTOBER 28-31, 2021 (FULLY ONLINE)

LAST CALL FOR registration!! The deadline is later than usual (since it is online) but registration must be completed before the close of business on Friday, October 15th. www.collegiumramazzini.org/ramazzini-days/annual-ramazzini-days. All registered participants will receive the links to attend a few days before the event.

RAMAZZINI DAYS SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM  
The final scientific program for the 2021 edition of Ramazzini Days may now be consulted online: www.collegiumramazzini.org/ramazzini-days/annual-ramazzini-days.  Many thanks to the MORE THAN 40 authors participating in the program. Corrections may be sent to Susannah Tillson by 20 October.  

RAMAZZINI AWARD 2021
Even though we will be online, we could not let another year go by without a Ramazzini Award. The Awards Committee of the Collegium Ramazzini is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Linda S. Birnbaum, as the recipient of the 2021 Ramazzini Award.

Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., A.T.S., is Scientist Emeritus and Former Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program. She is currently Scholar in Residence, Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. Dr. Birnbaum has been chosen as the 2021 Ramazzini Laureate in recognition of her lifetime of scientific leadership in environmental health science and equally in recognition of her advocacy –tireless and courageous work to protect people and the planet against environmental threats to health.  

Dr. Birnbaum will receive the honor and deliver the 2021 Ramazzini Lecture on Saturday, October 30, 2021, online via zoom.  

REGRETS DUE BY OCT 15th  
If you are unable to attend the meeting, it is important that you let us know.  Fellows unable to attend the meeting are reminded that regrets are also due to the General Secretariat collegiumramazzini@gmail.com  by 15/10. Because of the high level of emails coming in during these days, it would be incredibly helpful if you can put “REGRETS BY _______ (your name) in the subject line of the email.

OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS
LAST CALL TO BECOME AN EMERITUS MEMBER
Fellows who have been active in the life of the Collegium Ramazzini and have now retired or transitioned to a different phase of their careers may request to transition their status. Emeritus Fellows are not counted against the 180 active membership limit, thus allowing the Collegium to elect new colleagues
Emeritus Fellows are:

The deadline has past, but if you would like to be considered, please write to me by tomorrow, OCT 14 so that it can be included in the 2021 Executive Council discussion. Please send me an email at collegiumramazzini@gmail.com with your request.

DUES 2021 
Don’t forget to pay your annual dues.  Fellows are reminded that the Annual Dues for $300 may be paid at any time by visiting our Fees and Donations page here. https://www.collegiumramazzini.org/fellows/annual-membership

CR NEWS
The Collegium Ramazzini recently endorsed the WHO AQG Joint Society Statement “Aiming for healthier air for all”.  Click the NEWS section to read the statement.  https://www.collegiumramazzini.org/news

IN MEMORIAM
In closing, it is my sad duty to report the death of Morris Greenberg.  Please visit the IN MEMORIAM section of the CR website to read his eulogy, prepared by CR Fellow Barry Castleman and the CR statement issued in 2011 when Morris won the Ramazzini Award.  https://www.collegiumramazzini.org/fellows/in-memorium  

 

 

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