The Daniel Gorenstein Memorial Award was established in 1993 to commemorate Professor Gorenstein’s innovative mathematical research, his skillful and enthusiastic exposition of his field, and his wise and devoted service to Rutgers University. The award is given each year to a Rutgers University faculty member noted for both outstanding scholarly achievement and exceptional service to the university. Dr. Robson joins a rich slate of exceptional Rutgers faculty honorees and will be the 28th recipient of this award.
Dr. Robson is a Professor in the Department of Plant Biology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, and Edward J. Bloustein School Senior Policy Fellow in Global Health Policy and Practice. An internationally recognized scholar in environmental risk assessment and toxicology, he has focused his studies on the health effects of agricultural chemicals and food production practices in developing countries, which have resulted in important policy changes regarding the safe use of pesticides. His scholarly work has been recognized by numerous awards, such as the Constance Mehlman Award from the International Society of Exposure Science. An elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS), Dr. Robson has also been inducted as Fellow by the Academy of Toxicological Sciences and the prestigious Collegium Ramazzini in Italy.
(Source: The office of the Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs – May 24, 2021)
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