Caylin Crawford Named Winner of the AIHA “I AM IH Challenge” - Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety Education and Research Center

Caylin Crawford Named Winner of the AIHA “I AM IH Challenge”

Caylin Crawford

Caylin Crawford

Caylin Crawford, a student in the Occupational Hygiene program, was recently named the winner of the “I Am IH Challenge” by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).  Caylin was selected for her “unwavering commitment to Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS)”,

Caylin has demonstrated her leadership and passion for promoting occupational/industrial hygiene through a wide variety of activities, including:

  • engagement with over 200 undergraduate students through personalized presentations, mentoring sessions, and educational panels,
  • participation in research, symposiums, and community outreach,
  • commitment to diversity and inclusion in the field through strategic collaborations, advocating for underrepresented students in STEM, and facilitating discussions on health equity.
Read the announcement from AIHA

We are proud of all of Caylin’s achievements in our program.  Though her reach expands far beyond this small list, here are some of her recent activities and achievements:

The depth and breadth of Caylin’s accomplishments, from curriculum enhancements to industry collaborations, underscore her commitment to raising awareness, fostering diversity, and contributing significantly to the advancement of OEHS. Her multifaceted approach not only aligns with the spirit of the ‘I AM IH Challenge’ but also sets a commendable standard for advocacy and engagement in the field.AIHA

Congratulations, Caylin!!

AIHA 'I Am IH Challenge'

The AIHA “I Am IH Challenge” is a leadership initiative designed to inspire the next generation of occupational health and safety professionals, and make a difference in our communities.  As part of the challenge, members are rewarded for engaging in activities that promote OEHS and community engagement.  Example activities include meeting with students, teachers, guidance counselors, school leaders, college professors, and policymakers, and participation or leadership in community outreach activities.