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Debra Silverman Receives NIH Director’s Award

March 2013 - Linkage Newsletter

Debra T. Silverman, Sc.D., Chief of the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, received an NIH Director’s Award in recognition of her groundbreaking 20-year study, titled The Diesel Exhaust in Miners Study, on the carcinogenic effects of diesel exhaust exposure. The award ceremony was held in summer 2012.

Debra Silverman
The NIH Director’s Award recognizes employees who have exhibited superior performance or special efforts significantly beyond regular duty requirements and directly related to fulfilling the NIH mission.

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