The Dr. Morton Lippmann Scholarship was endowed in 2001 through a generous donation from Larry Birkner and Ruth McIntyre-Birkner. All students meeting the AIHF general scholarship criteria are eligible for this scholarship. However, preference is given to students enrolled at New York University.
Introducing Dr. Lippmann
Dr. Lippmann is Professor of Environmental Medicine at the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He is a leader in the fields of human exposure assessment and air pollution health effects. Dr. Lippmann received a doctorate in Environmental Health Science from NYU, a Master of Science degree in industrial hygiene from Harvard University and an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from The Cooper Union.
Dr. Lippmann has authored or co-authored more than 300 research articles, and is the lead author of two books, Environmental Toxicants: Human Exposures and Their Health Effects, and Environmental Health Science: Recognition, Evaluation and Control of Chemical and Physical Health Hazards.
Dr. Lippmann has received numerous awards and accolades, including AIHA's Donald E. Cummings Memorial Award, AIHA Fellow, the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists’ Herbert E. Stokinger and Meritorious Achievement Awards, the Academy of Industrial Hygiene’s Henry F. Smyth Jr. Award and the American Association for Aerosol Research’s David Sinclair Award.
The Birkners endowed this scholarship in Dr. Mort Lippmann’s name as a tribute to the professor for being an influential force in the careers of both Larry and his brother, Jeff Birkner.
Recipients of the Dr. Morton Lippmann Scholarship
2014 - 2015
Eric L. Saunders, New York University
2013 - 2014
Ashleigh F.Kayne, Colorado State University
2012 - 2013
Ariana Shiwbaran, Hunter College-CUNY
2011 - 2012
Jiang Zhou, New York University
2010 - 2011
Azita Cueva, New York University
2009 - 2010
Eric N. Liberda, New York University
2008 - 2009
Sonia Narula, University of Toronto
2007 - 2008
Ramona Lall, New York University
2006 - 2007
Patricia Gillespie, New York University
2005 - 2006
Stephen Schayer, New York University
2004 - 2005
Leshan Elliott, University of North Alabama
2002 - 2003
Susan Shepherd, University of Massachusetts - Lowell
2001 - 2002
Shao I. Hsu, New York University