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2017 Election Slate Announced

Posted by David Gottfried on October 23, 2017 at 9:20 AM

The Nominations Committee would like to nominate the following for the 2017 election:

• Chair-elect: Cheryl Trusty

• Member-at-large: Cora MacBeth

• Treasurer: Holly Davis

• Councilor: Holly Davis, Lissa Dulany, David Gottfried, Jennifer Knaack

If you would like to add nominees to the slate, please contact the Nominations Committee Chair, David Sherrill, by Friday, October 27th, 2017. Ballots will be sent out via email on Wednesday, Novem...

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Public Relations News

Posted by David Gottfried on March 30, 2017 at 1:55 PM

The first Facebook drawing of 2017 was held on the 26th of February. Congratulations to Rigoberto Hernandez and Jamie Lynn Graham for winning some cool chemistry gear from our local section. The first "Saturday Morning Chemistry" featured chemist of 2017 was Dr. Paulos Yohannes, associate Dean of Perimeter College-GSU. Stay tuned to learn more about Dr. Don Hicks and his contributions to our local chemistry community in April. We are further excited to announce that thanks to our membersh...

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Meet Your Officers: Ajay Mallia, Chair-Elect

Posted by David Gottfried on March 30, 2017 at 10:20 AM

Dr. Ajay Mallia is Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville. Before joining Georgia Gwinnett College, Dr. Mallia worked as Research Assistant Professor at Georgetown University, Washington DC, where he was involved in the design, synthesis, and characterization of soft materials. Dr. Mallia also held faculty positions at University of Maryland, College Park, University of District of Columbia, Trinity Washington University and Montgomery College. Prior to W...

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Meet Your Officers: Ron Hunter, Chair

Posted by David Gottfried on February 10, 2017 at 3:15 PM

Dr. Ronald E. Hunter, Jr. is a Scientist at The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta, Georgia, where he is a process innovator and improver catalyzing and igniting lasting change evident via his work ethic. Prior to joining The Coca-Cola Company, Dr. Hunter was an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Research Chemist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) where he worked on analyzing tobacco biomarkers in biological fluids. He did his post-doctoral work at Emory Uni...

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