May 11, 2009
Steve Hrudey is Professor and Associate Dean (Academic) of Environmental Health Sciences at the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta.
Dr. Hrudey obtained his Master of Science and PhD in Public Health Engineering from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine from the University of London and he also holds a Doctorate of Science (Eng) in Environmental Health Sciences and Technology from the University of London.
Dr. Hrudey is currently a member of the Science Advisory Council for the National Collaborating Centres of the Public Health Agency of Canada. Dr. Hrudey has served on several editorial boards, was holder of the Eco-Research Chair in Environmental Risk Management and has also served as a member of the NSERC strategic grants panel on environmental quality; the expert panel on safe drinking water for First Nations communities in Canada; the NATO Priority Panel on Environmental Security in Brussels and; the Research Advisory Panel to the Walkerton Inquiry. He has held positions as Leader of the Protecting Public Health Program for the Canadian Water Network and as Chair of the Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel to review social economic models for Canada-wide air quality standards.
Dr. Hrudey is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada; the 2006 TD/Canada Trust Walter Bean Visiting Professor in Environment at the University of Waterloo; recipient of the 2006 Distinguished Visiting Speaker at the National Water Research Institute and; recipient of the inaugural 2006 Donald R. Stanley best environmental paper award.