Landrigans’ book honored

Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press), co-authored by BC alumni Philip J. Landrigan and Mary M. Landrigan, was named a 2018 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year. For nearly 50 years, the AJN Book of the Year Awards have recognized exceptional publications that help faculty and clinicians advance health care quality. Children and Environmental Toxins, an accessible book for parents and policymakers about the risks chemicals pose to children, was awarded first place in the Environmental Health category. A pediatrician, epidemiologist, and an internationally recognized leader in the public health field, Dr. Philip Landrigan is the founding director of Boston College’s Global Public Health initiative.

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