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EPA Scientist Named President of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)

Release Date: 11/21/2002
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Suzanne Ackerman 202-564-7819/ackerman.suzanne@epa.gov


(11/21/02) Anne Fairbrother, D.V.M., Ph.D., a research scientist in EPA’s Office of Research and Development, has been named President of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America for the 2002-2003 term. SETAC is an international professional society of 5,000 biologists, chemists, toxicologists and environmental engineers, and applies a multidisciplinary scientific approach to global environmental problems. Fairbrother is Chief of the Risk Characterization Branch in the Western Ecology Division of the National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory in Corvallis, Ore. Her current research addresses the potential risk of environmental contaminants on complex ecosystems. Fairbrother has published more than 120 peer-reviewed articles and has received top EPA honors, including the Bronze Medal for Significant Research, an Innovative Research Program award and a Technical Achievement Award.