Monday, 14 April 2014

Paper receives prestigious award

http://www.monash.edu.au/research/people/profiles/profile.html?sid=32201&pid=5257 Ryan Hoy and co-authors John Burgess, Geza Benke, Melanie Matheson, Stephen Morrison , Lyle Gurrin, Haydn Walters, Shyamali Dharmage & Michael Abramson have been awarded the 2014 Adolph G. Kammer Merit in Authorship Award for their outstanding contributions to the medical literature by the Board of Directors of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).
The paper titled ‘Occupational exposures and the development of new-onset asthma: A population-based cohort study from the ages of 13 to 44 years’ – was published in the March 2013 issue of the College’s Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM). This award was originally created in 1948 to recognize the author(s) of an article of outstanding significance in occupational medicine and was named for Adolph G. Kammer, MD (1903-1962), a past president of our organization and the first editor of our journal, JOEM. Dr Ryan Hoy is part of the NHMRC Capacity Building Grant, a program designed to improve the link between research, policy and practice by actively engaging key occupational health and safety stakeholders and to more effectively disseminate the results of research to policy makers and practitioners.

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