The MIHS was founded in 1937 by leaders of the profession, including as Gordon Herrold, William Fredrick, Stuart Meek, Carey P. McCord, William T. Krebs, William Bradley, William Witheridge, L.B. Case, and Vincent J. Castrop, several of whom became presidents of AIHA after it was organized in 1938. The MIHS became the AIHA’s first local section.

The Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society Merit Scholarship continues MIHS’s legacy of support for the industrial hygiene profession.

Past recipients

2018
Abilene L. Emerson, University of Michigan

2017
Emmanuel N. Zervoudakis, University of Michigan

2016
Mary Catherine Goodard, University of Michigan

2015
Rachel N. Long, University of Michigan

2014
Allison M. Burk, University of Michigan
Roger C. Lu, University of Michigan

2013
Eric E. Bernreuter, Wayne State University

2012
Allan Colter, Wayne State University

2011
Barbara Kollar, Wayne State University

2010
Chris Tiede, Wayne State University

2009
Namhee Shin, Wayne State University

2008
Beth A. Osterink, University of Michigan

2007
Beth A. Osterink, University of Michigan

2006
Massod Ahmed, Wayne State University
Nehal Shah, Wayne State University​