Special Meeting Award: Critical and Sensitive Windows for Health Across the Lifespan

2018 Annual Meeting

Theme: Applying Epidemiology Across the Lifespan to Improve Health Care, Inform Health Policy and Enhance Population Health

Awardee: Michele Forman, PhD, Purdue University

The 2018 Special Meeting Award recognizes the importance of early influences on lifelong health and disease and recognizes an individual who has worked at the intersection of study design, exposure science, and epidemiology.  The recipient must demonstrate impactful and sustained research in this field evidenced by publications and influence on guidelines or policy. The recipient will have investigated exposures during critical and sensitive windows of human reproduction and development that may induce a cascade of changes with lifelong implications for health.