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Barry Rabe, a professor at the U-M Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the School of Natural Resources and Environment, has won the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) prestigious Climate Protection Award. The EPA praised his research, publications, speeches and one-on-one interactions, which have guided and inspired states to select successful climate protection strategies that build prosperity while protecting the environment for future generations.

Dr. Sewon Kang, professor of dermatology, received the Society of Investigative Dermatology (SID) Galderma Acne Research Award at the organization's 67th Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology May 3-6 in Philadelphia. SID is the largest skin research organization with more than 1,600 members worldwide.

Hendrik Dey, a graduate student instructor in LSA and Classical Studies, is a 2006-07 Rome Prize Competition winner, the American Academy in Rome has announced. Prizewinners receive stipends, a study or studio, and room and board for six months to two years. Dey's prize is for the second year of a two-year fellowship in ancient studies.

Dr. Lysle Johnston, who directed the School of Dentistry's orthodontics program from 1991 until his retirement two years ago and chaired the Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, received the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) highest award, the prestigious Louis Ada Jarabak Memorial Teachers and Research Award from the AAO Foundation during the group's recent 106th annual session in Las Vegas. Established in 1983, the award recognizes lifetime service to orthodontic teaching and research.

Oi-Saeng Hong, associate professor of nursing and director of the Occupational Health Nursing Program, has been awarded the 2006 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation Excellence in Research Award for her work on audiometric testing and hearing protection training. The award is a $10,000 unrestricted research grant to recognize Hong's previously published work on using multimedia to train workers to protect their hearing.

Dr. Laurence H. Baker, chairman of the Southwest Oncology Group and professor of internal medicine and pharmacology at the U-M Medical School, has received the Sarcoma Foundation of America's Nobility in Science Award. Baker was honored for his 34-year commitment to the advancement of scientific knowledge about sarcoma. The award was presented at the foundation's fourth annual gala dinner May 22 in New York City.


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