Dr V Harry Adrounie, 1915-2010: a lifetime of public health service

Leggat, Peter (2011) Dr V Harry Adrounie, 1915-2010: a lifetime of public health service. World Safety Journal, 20 (1). pp. 22-24.

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Dr. V. Harry Adrounie was born April 15, 1915, Battle Creek, United States of America (USA). He served in the U. S. Army and U.S. Air Force from 1941-1968, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and then served in a variety of Government, University and other roles until his passing on February 9, 2010, in Hastings, MI, USA. He forged the discipline of sanitation later environmental health in the USA and had a major academic and professional impact on public health internationally, especially in Southeast Asia. He was President of the National Environmental Health Association (N.E.H.A.), USA, 1961-62 and served o n the World Safety Organizations'(WSO) Board of Directors for many years. He was awarded the Walter S. Mangold Award in 1963 from the N.E.H.A. and WSO World Safety Person of the Year in 1993.

Item ID: 21365
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
ISSN: 1015-5589
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2012 22:26
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111705 Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920504 Occupational Health @ 100%
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