One of the nation’s leading clinical toxicologists, MaryAnn
Howland, Pharm.D, DABAT, FAACT, Clinical Professor in the College
of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions at St. John’s, is the
recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Service Award from the American
Academy of Clinical Toxicology, Inc (AACT).
Dr. Howland received the award at the AACT’s annual meeting
on September 24 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Founded in 1968, the AACT is a national, interdisciplinary
association of clinicians and scientists dedicated to research,
education, prevention and treatment of human and animal
The award recognizes Dr. Howland’s “great contributions to our
profession of clinical toxicology,” said Alan Woolf, M.D.,
President of AACT. “This accolade,” he said, “is given each year to
a single member of the Academy who has given outstanding and
extraordinary service” to the organization’s work, and that of the
Board of Applied Toxicology (ABAT).
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