Two SPH students receive poster honors at international competition


Published: June 9, 2016

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From the conference: SPH student Adebola Adeyemi; SPH poster winner Vedant Gohil; UCLA Professor Shane Que Hee, AIHCE Biological Monitoring Committee Chair; Dr. Youcheng Liu, SPH; SPH student Emanehi Iyioriobhe; and SPH poster winner Caleb Okafor.

Two UNTHSC public health students won Best Student Poster awards at the 2016 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exhibition, recently held in Baltimore.

The international conference is held annually for professionals in industrial hygiene and other occupational and environmental health and safety professions.

The organization’s Biological Monitoring Committee recognized Vedant Gohil for his presentation on “Tobacco Harvesting Work, Exposure to Nicotine, Vital Signs and Nicotine Poisoning,” and the Protective Clothing and Equipment Committee honored Caleb Okafor for his poster, “Determinants of Nicotine Exposure in Tobacco Harvesting Workers: A Pilot Study.”

Both are Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences MPH students.