Alice Hamilton

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Noun1.Alice Hamilton - United States toxicologist known for her work on industrial poisons (1869-1970)
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Alice Hamilton, founder of occupational medicine and author of the first texts devoted to the subject.
Some of the Section's sessions will be named for historic occupational health leaders, such as Alice Hamilton, the Section's first female officer.
Women in Chemistry follows the same pattern and includes Alice Hamilton, Maud Menten, and Darleane Hoffman.
Alice Hamilton Peace and Freedom Award, given by New Haven County WILPF, Anna Aschenbach suffered a stroke, and died the next day; she was 88.
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from left) a brightly-lit German sweet stall manned by Ksenia Ivanova, traditional German toys and Alice Hamilton selling hats.
Mother Jones, Alice Hamilton and Delores Heurta worked to protect workers' rights and their health; and Frances Perkins, the first female cabinet member worked within the government to create legal protections for workers.
Alice Hamilton came from a family of wealth, but she disdained the social milieu and chose instead to focus on education, charity, and work.
describe state-of-the-art technology used in pollution control technologies, while also profiling environmental catastrophes such as the Holy Cross College hepatitis outbreak of 1969 and the Minemata mercury disaster in the early 1960s, technological breakthroughs such as the development of sustainability studies, and the contributions of those who have influenced environmental thought, including Albert Schweitzer and occupational medicine expert and doctor Alice Hamilton.
Zinsser was in tune with Edsall's social views; despite internal opposition, the dean had appointed Alice Hamilton (1869-1970), a pioneer of industrial medicine, first woman assistant professor, not only in the medical school but in all of Harvard University (10).
Alice Hamilton, a pioneer in detecting industrially caused diseases?
In 1913, pioneering occupational physician Alice Hamilton documented the dangers to interior painters from using lead paint, and called for its ban from interior work.