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Irene Burggraff Award

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Irene Burggraff was a Minnesota histotechnician who died in 1977 at age 36 after work-place exposure to toxic chemicals, most likely resulting in benzene exposure leukemia.
One of Irene's contributions to the field was to compile a Quality Control listing of chemicals, stains, and reagents used in Histology Laboratories. 

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Nomination form->  The Irene Burggraff Award Form 2015 .docx

Submit your nomination by March 15th to Colleen Forster. The Board will vote on the nominees; the award will be presented at the Business Meeting held during the Spring Symposium/Convention.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • A member in good standing of the Minnesota Society for Histotechnology.
  • Anyone you feel is an asset to the Minnesota Society and/or to the field of Histotechnology.
  • The nominee must not be a current member of the board.

Past recipients of this Award are listed on the next page.

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