Friends, colleagues, classmates and family of Dr. George Alexeeff have established this fund in his memory. Dr. Alexeeff is an alum, having earned his PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology from UC Davis in 1982. Appointed by Governor Brown, he was the Director of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment in the California Environmental Protection Agency from 2012 - 2015. He was also an adjunct professor in Environmental Toxicology at UC Davis, where his work focused on risk assessment and research in the health impact of pollutants and toxicants in air, water, soil and other media.
Read more about Dr. Alexeeff's many accomplishments on the OEHHA Web site: http://www.oehha.ca.gov/about/RIPGeorgeAlexeeff.html
The George Alexeeff Memorial Environmental Toxicology Endowed Award will support graduate students pursuing environmental toxicology degrees.