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Robert D. Soule, PhD, CIH, CSP, is the 2017 recipient of AIHA’s Henry F. Smyth, Jr. Award, an honor presented annually to an individual who has recognized the needs of the industrial hygiene profession and contributed to the improvement of the public’s welfare. Soule was honored in October during an awards dinner at the 2017 AIHA Fall Conference on Leadership and Management, where he presented the annual Henry F. Smyth, Jr. Award lecture. His presentation was titled “External Influences on the Industrial Hygiene Curriculum.”
“Dr. Soule has had a very large footprint in the industrial hygiene world,” said AIHA President Deborah Imel Nelson, PhD, CIH. “In addition to his decades as a professor and administrator at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Soule has been a leader in occupational health and safety professional accreditation. He is a strong advocate and a champion of maintaining a strong technical emphasis in the industrial hygiene profession.”
Soule has more than 40 years of experience in the comprehensive practice of occupational health. He has been intimately associated with the academic preparation of nearly 4,000 safety, health, and environmental professionals via the development and delivery of undergraduate and graduate courses in safety sciences programs.
Read more in AIHA’s press release.

Robert D. Soule Receives 
2017 Henry F. Smyth, Jr. Award
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