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In Memoriam

Long-time AIHA member Robert L. Harris, Jr., PhD, passed away on Aug. 8, 2014, at the age of 90. Dr. Harris was a recipient of the Henry F. Smyth Award from the Academy of Industrial Hygiene and the Donald E. Cummings Memorial Award from AIHA. In 1998, an endowed scholarship fund was started in his name under the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (see His obituary is available at Philadelphia Section AIHA member David S. Pearson, CIH, passed away on June 22, 2014, at the age of 57 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Pearson was a former member of AIHA national and a longtime former member of the New Jersey Section of AIHA (NJAIHA). Please visit to read a tribute to Pearson from his colleagues at NJAIHA and the Philadelphia Section of AIHA.