Toxicology Section News for AAFS 2023

Source: Madeleine J. Swortwood, PhD, Section Chair

On behalf of the Toxicology Section, I am thrilled to invite you to join us in Orlando for the Diamond Jubilee 75th Anniversary of AAFS from February 13-18, 2023, at the Rosen Shingle Creek® Resort. While early-bird registration will open in early October, you can preview the weekly schedule and book your hotel room now. Be sure to check out the discounted travel through our airline partners as well. Vaccinations are encouraged, but AAFS will not require proof of a negative PCR test or vaccination for the 2023 annual conference.

A copy of the scientific program will be available on November 1 and will highlight some of our excellent oral presentations and posters that really speak to this year's theme of Science Works/. Our Annual Lectureship in Toxicology will be presented by Karen McDonald, the lead for Toronto's Drug Checking Service from the Centre on Drug Policy and Evaluation. If you are interested in serving as a moderator for a scientific session, please email Diane Boland (

Be sure to "Save the Date" for the Toxicology Section Luncheon (preceding the Toxicology Section Business Meeting) on February 15, 2023, when we will honor our well-deserving award recipients. This year we are excited to bestow the following awards:

  • Rolla N. Harger Award: Marc A. LeBeau
  • Irving Sunshine Award: Rebecca L. Hartman
  • June K. Jones Scholarship: Alaina Holt

In honor of the 75th Anniversary of AAFS, President Laura Fulginiti invites you all to the President's 75th Anniversary Celebration on Friday February 17, 2023, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This ticketed event ($35) is open to all, including your guests, even if they are not registered for the main conference. There will be food, entertainment, and more to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee year!

We look forward to a tremendous scientific program brought to us by all the hard work of our Program Chair Diane Boland and Program Co-Chair Dayong Lee!


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