Clyde M. Berry is described as a man who was totally committed to every task he set out to accomplish. His personal philosophy of being totally committed extended to people, as well as tasks.

Dr. Berry entered the field of industrial hygiene in 1941 after receiving a doctorate degree from the University of Iowa. His career track included roles as a Public Health Service officer and a corporate industrial hygiene manager before he returned to the University of Iowa, where he established a research institute dedicated to agriculture health and safety.

A Certified Industrial Hygienist and a member of AIHA, Berry served as Association president in 1967. He received the Donald E. Cummings Memorial Award and the Distinguished Service Award from AIHA.

He retired from the University of Iowa as professor emeritus. Berry's former students fondly remember him as having had a generous spirit, a wonderful sense of humor, and a passion for ensuring the best academic experience on their behalf. He lived in a retirement community in Hendersonville, NC until his passing in July 2007.


Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

In awarding the Clyde M. Berry Memorial Scholarship, preference is given to students attending the University of Iowa.

Current and Past Recipients

2018 - 2019
Misha Griffis, University of Iowa
Allison Persing, University of Iowa
Alexandra Pratt, University of Iowa

2017 - 2018
Kathryn J. Crawford, University of Iowa
Alessandra A. Pratt, University of Iowa

2016 - 2017
Corey L. Boles, University of Iowa
Changie Cai, University of Iowa
Jayson C. Clinger, University of Iowa
Alyson N. Gray, University of Iowa

2015 - 2016
Laura Hallett, University of Iowa

2014 - 2015
Kathryn J. Leonard, University of Iowa
Kirby K. Webb, University of Iowa
Sarah A. Williams, University of Iowa

2013 - 2014
Laura L. Kienlen, University of Iowa

2012 - 2013
James C. Dietrich, University of Cincinnati
Elanie M. Girlando, University of Iowa
Joshua W. Herd, University of Utah
Benjamin J. Roberts, University of Michigan
Mei Wang, University of Minnesota

2011 - 2012
Adrianne Horne, University of Iowa
Jessica Mills, University of Iowa

2010 - 2011
Mitchell Kang, University of Iowa

2009 - 2010
Kim Anderson, University of Iowa
Dwight Ferguson, University of Iowa

2008 - 2009
Brian T. Pavilonis, University of Iowa
Donna Vosburgh, University of Iowa

2007 - 2008
Lorenzo Cena, University of Iowa

2006 - 2007
Michael Humann, University of Iowa

2005 - 2006
Adam Riss, University of Iowa

2004 - 2005
Angela Dix, University of Iowa

2003 - 2004
Matthew Murphy, University of Iowa

2001 - 2002
Scott Collingwood, University of Iowa

2000 - 2001
Michael E. Dennis, University of Oklahoma

1999 - 2000
Martin Jones, University of Iowa

1998 - 1999
Chandran Achutan, University of Iowa

1997 - 1998
Martha Vela Acosta, Colorado State University