From: "Schmidt, Diane (schmidd)" <schmidd**At_Symbol_Here**UCMAIL.UC.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] ACS fellows and safety
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2015 00:47:43 +0000
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Dear CHAS colleagues,


On checking with ACS staff, Patrick Harran is not an ACS Fellow. He has never received an ACS National Award.



Diane Schmidt

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Sent: Monday, December 14, 2015 9:58 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] ACS fellows and safety

I suspect people on this list know the answers to these questions:


With respect to the AAAS fellow discussion, I know that ACS and its divisions also elect fellows.


When ACS or one of its divisions nominate a fellow, would the nominee's safety record be considered? Is safety a criteria for election as an ACS fellow? If not, I hope that it will be in the future.


For comparison, When ACS or one of its divisions nominate a fellow, would a nominee found to partake in scientific misconduct be considered? For example, would falsification of published research data be a criteria for election as an ACS fellow? I would guess it is now a criteria. Isn't safety as important as scientific misconduct?


Is Dr. Harran an ACS fellow? Is Dr. Harran a fellow on an ACS Division? If so, when was he elected?






Peter A. Reinhardt

Director, Office of Environmental Health & Safety

Yale University

135 College St., Suite 100

New Haven, CT   06510-2411

(203) 737-2123



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