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Environmental health scientist honored for air pollution research

Department of Population and Public Health Sciences December 06, 2017

Ed Avol, Professor of Clinical Population and Public Health Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, was recognized at the 27th Annual International Society of Exposure Science Meeting in October for his career as an exposure scientist researching air pollution and its public health impacts.

Avol received the Constance L. Mehlman Award, which recognizes society members who helped shape a national or state policy with exposure analysis, or affected a reduction or prevention of exposure.

Trained at the California Institute of Technology, Avol has pursued exposure science for more than 40 years. His work continues to impact policies by providing scientific evidence for reducing air pollution exposures.

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— By Larissa Puro