Alice B. Hamilton Awards for Occupational Safety and Health

Alice Hamilton as a young woman

Alice B. Hamilton, MD

The Alice B. Hamilton Awards for Occupational Safety and Health recognize the scientific excellence of technical and instructional materials by NIOSH scientists and engineers in the areas of biological science, engineering and physical science, human studies, and educational materials.

The Awards honor Dr. Alice Hamilton (1869 – 1970), a pioneering researcher and occupational physician, and are presented each year by NIOSH on the basis of rigorous reviews by panels of scientific experts from outside the Institute.

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