Radiation Research Society Awards 2007
The Radiation Research Society presented a set of prestigious awards during their annual meeting in San Francisco in early July. The following awards were given to scientists who have been very active in the fields of radiation research and protection:
Failla Award - Dr. Herwig Paretzke
The Failla Lectureship was established by the 29th RRS Council to honor Dr. Gioacchino Failla. The Failla Lectureship may be considered as an award for a distinguished career in radiation research, or an award to an individual who is in mid-career, highly productive and working in an exciting and cutting-edge area of radiation research.
Distinguished Service Award - Dr. Gordon Whitmore, Dr. Warren Sinclair, and Dr. Michael Fry
The purpose of the Distinguished Service Award is to recognize individuals who have given continued service to the Radiation Research Society above and beyond the call of duty to help further the goals and objectives of the Society. A candidate must have provided continued service to the RRS above and beyond the call of duty to help further the goals and objectives of the Society.
Michael Fry Research Award - Dr. Susan Bailey
The Michael Fry Research Award was established to recognize junior scientists who have made extraordinary contributions to the field of radiation research.
Excellence in Mentoring Award - Dr. Howard Ducoff
Additional information about the awards and the recipients can be found on the Radiation Research Society and U.S. National Council on Radiation Protection Web Sites.