ANN ARBOR, Mich. — NSF International and the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) are pleased to announce that Priscilla Oliver, Ph.D., is the 2014 recipient of the distinguished Walter F. Snyder Environmental Health Award, according to a press release.
Dr. Oliver will receive the award on July 8 at the NEHA Annual Educational Conference in Las Vegas for four decades of significant and lasting contributions to environmental and public health through education, leadership, dedication and community service, noted the release.
The Snyder Award is given annually in honor of NSF International’s co-founder and first executive director, Walter F. Snyder, in recognition of outstanding contributions to the advancement of environmental health.
“Dr. Priscilla Oliver’s achievements reflect the principles expressed by Walter F. Snyder and the public health mission of NSF International,” said Kevan P. Lawlor, NSF International president and CEO. “Her service educating, mentoring and encouraging students toward careers in environmental health, as well as her work in community health and professional organizations, demonstrate her strong commitment to the promotion of environmental and public health. These accomplishments make her a very worthy recipient of the Walter F. Snyder Award.”