Tee Guidotti Wins Knudsen Award
Tee L. Guidotti, a former clinical associate in the National Institute of Metabolism and Digestive Diseases (1977 to 1979) who is considered a thought leader in the field of occupational and environmental medicine, was recently awarded the William S. Knudsen Award for Lifetime Career Achievement in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. His 30-year academic career in medicine and public health included founding an internationally important program at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada) and, more recently, positions including a department chair at George Washington University (Washington, D.C.), from which he retired in 2009 to launch a second career. He served as president of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in 2006 and of the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics in 2002. Guidotti has over 300 academic publications and seven books to his credit and is also editor-in-chief of Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health.
The Knudsen Award is the highest honor in the field and is given by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Guidotti was recognized for his book The Praeger Handbook of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, which has been described as “transformative to the field,” as well as for the research and academic contributions made during his career. He is now a full-time consultant with Medical Advisory Services in Rockville, Md.