Prof. Giesy serves on the Boards of Scientific Counselors of
both the National Toxicology Program (NIH) and the Office of Research and
Development (ORD) of the US EPA. In
this capacity he advises the major programs of the US government in both
human and environmental health. He
also reviews programs and research and reviw
products. This input has a large
impact on the quality and direction of the research agendas of the programs
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and links to these programs.
goes over maps with graduate
student Karl Strause before they begin an
aerial survey of eagle and owl nests and habitat.
Prof. Giesy has published more than 500 peer reviewed articles and presented
over 865 lectures, world-wide. His research is much used and cited by other
researchers--Prof Giesy is in the top 0.5% of active authors (ISI Current
Contents: ISIHighlyCited.com) and was the 6th most cited author in the field
of Environmental Science over the period 1993-2003 (In-Cites; http://www.in-cites.com/scientists/env-eco.html).
His research has been featured in a number of magazine and newspaper
makes observations and
records the information on topographical
Giesy, Postdoc Matt Zwiernik and
grad student Karl Strause board a light
plane to conduct an aerial survey of habitat
is the member of many editorial boards and is the editor of the Environmental
Toxicology and Risk Assessment section of Chemosphere. Prof. Giesy has
served on six National Academy of Sciences panels, including:
- Remediation of
of Residues from Sediments and Soils
Prof. Giesy has received a number of distinctions and awards including:
- In1994 Prof.
Giesy received the prestigious Vollenweider
Medal for Aquatic Sciences from the National Water Research
Institute of Canada for his work on contaminants in the North
American Great Lakes.
- In 1995 Prof.
Giesy received the Founders Award, which is the highest award
given by the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
for continued excellence in research and education. In 2002 he received
the SETAC/Menzie-Curra Environmental
Education Award from for his many activities in environmental
education, including undergraduate and graduate training.
- Prof. Giesy was
president of the Michigan State University chapter of Sigma Xi
The Research Society in 1994.
- Prof. Giesy has
served on the Board of Directors of the Society of Environmental
Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) from 1986 until 1992 and as
President of the Great Lakes Regional chapter in 1984 and of the
international SETAC organization in 1990 1991.
- Prof. Giesy is
listed in 36 biographical listings, including Who's Who in the World.
of the Kalamazoo River in
Michigan where owls are