Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Berrin Serdar, MD, PhD, received the 2012 Colorado Public Health Association Award for Technical Innovation. Serdar was recognized for her research regarding the occupational exposure of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons among roofers and road construction workers, published in the British Medical Journal earlier this year. Visit Colorado Cancer Blogs to learn about Serdar’s research.
The Award for Technical Innovation was established in 1972 by an anonymous Colorado Public Health Association member. The award is given to a person working in public health who has made an outstanding contribution in the field of physical science. The recipient must work in a public health laboratory, in water pollution, radiological health, occupational health, sanitation or public health engineering.
Visit the Colorado Public Health Association to learn more about the association’s annual awards program.