International Medical Society Honors John Balmes

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine honored EHS professor and COEH Director John Balmes at their annual spring meeting with the Robert A. Kehoe Award of Merit.
 
Named for Dr. Kehoe, a distinguished pioneer in the field of occupational and environmental medicine, Balmes was selected to receive this award based on his academic achievements in laboratory and epidemiological research, contributions to advisory and editorial committees, and leadership of the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Division at San Francisco General Hospital. He was also cited for his commitment to the field of occupational lung diseases and his contributions to research on both acute and chronic effects of inhalation exposures to ambient air pollutants.
 
Source: COEH Bridges