Mary Amdur

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Mary Amdur (died February 16, 1998) was an influential toxicologist and a public health researcher who worked primary on "air pollution, industrial health, lead exposure, and pulmonary effects of airway irritants". She was a professor at the Harvard School of Public Health beginning in 1949.[1][2]

Education[edit]

Amdur earned a chemistry degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1943 and a doctorate in biochemistry from Cornell University in 1946. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mary Amdur, Former Toxicologist at School of Public Health, Dies". Harvard University Gazette. February 26, 1998. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  2. ^ Davis, Devra Lee (2003). When Smoke Ran Like Water. Basic Books. pp. 60–87. ISBN 0-465-01522-0. 
  3. ^ "Mary Amdur, Former Toxicologist at School of Public Health, Dies". Harvard University Gazette. February 26, 1998. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 

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