Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 12:00 p.m. EDT
On November 4 the American Public Health Association (APHA) awarded Ronald L. Melnick, Ph.D., a scientist at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health, the 2007 David P. Rall Award for Advocacy in Public Health at its 135th Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, DC.
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