Friday, July 15, 2011

NIEHS partner honored for environmental stewardship

NIEHS partner honored for environmental stewardship

"NIEHS Public Interest Partners member Mary Lamielle was honored for her environmental stewardship June 8 in Newark, N.J., where she received the PSEG (Public Service Enterprise Group) Environmental Stewardship Governor's Jefferson Award .

A tireless advocate for people disabled by chemical sensitivities

Lamielle is the founder and executive director of the National Center for Environmental Health Strategies (NCEHS), Inc.  in Voorhees, N.J. NCEHS is an organization that fosters the development of creative solutions to environmental health problems, pursuing a mission of protecting the public health, and improving the lives of people affected by chemical and environmental exposures. She was nominated for the Jefferson by Claudia Miller, M.D., who co-authored the landmark study of chemical sensitivity and intolerance for which the New Jersey Department of Health was awarded"

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