Staff Achievements and Departmental Honors

CSHEMA Award of Honor

As stated in our Core Values, Princeton EHS strives for innovation and excellence in the field of campus safety. We look to be leaders in our field and encourage staff to pursue professional development opportunities through involvement in industry groups, events, publications and research endeavors.

Below are some of our staff achievements and departmental honors.


CSHEMA Complete Safety Award of Honor Princeton EHS was awarded the Complete Safety Award of Honor at the CSHEMA 2018 Annual Conference in Baltimore. The Complete Safety Award of Honor is the highest institutional honor awarded by CSHEMA, the pre-eminent organization serving the EHS community in higher education. Read More » CSHEMA Ceremony 2018
Safe + Sound Campaign Princeton University EHS received a certificate of recognition for participation in the 2018 and 2019 Safe + Sound Campaign, a program of the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Our “You’ve Been Caught” campus promotion was featured in OSHA”s campaign messaging for November, 2018 on the theme of giving thanks and recognizing workers. Read More » Safe + Sound Campaign Certificate

Friend of Facilities Award

The Friend of Facilities Award recognizes individuals and teams outside of Princeton University Facilities who work as partners to support the department’s mission. Read More » Friend of Facilities Award Ceremony 2017

Honors and Appointments

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Princeton University seniors selected EHS Executive Director Robin Izzo as an honorary member of the Class of 2021. The selection recognizes those who have left a particularly profound impact on a graduating class. (May 2021)

Robin Class of 2021

Robin Izzo, executive director of the Princeton University Office of Environmental Health and Safety, has been named a 2020 President’s Achievement Award recipient. (April 2021) Read More » Robin Izzo
Meagan Fitzpatrick, senior laboratory safety specialist with EHS and the School of Engineering and Applied Science, was elected to serve as vice president of CSHEMA. (September 2020)
Kelly States, Associate Director of Campus Safety and EHS Operations, received the Safety Professional of the Year Award from the Penn-Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals. (January 2020) Kelly ASSP Award
Princeton EHS Executive Director Robin Izzo is the 2020 chair of the American Chemical Society's Division of Chemical Health & Safety (CHAS). DCHAS
EHS Director Robin Izzo was named a fellow of the American Chemical Society’s Chemical Health and Safety Division. (August 2018) Robin Izzo
EHS Technical and Administrative Coordinator Tom Drexel was recognized for extraordinary achievement with a Tiger Award from Princeton Human Resources. (October 2016) Tom Drexel
EHS Senior Program Manager Shaundree Davis was elected Chair of the Chapter Operations Committee of the American Society of Safety Professionals. Davis is Area Director-Metro Area for ASSP Region VIII. Shaundree Davis
EHS Assistant Director Kelly States is Secretary of the Penn-Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals.  Kelly States

Speaking Engagements/Symposia

Senior Radiation Safety Specialist Caitlin Root presented a talk, "Radiation Safety For the Non-RSO" at a joint meeting of the New Jersey Health Physics Society and ASSP at The Rutgers Club in Piscataway, N.J. (February 2019)  NJ Health Physics Society
EHS Assistant Director of Biosafety and Environmental Health Jacqueline Wagner was a co-organizer and featured speaker at the MABSA 30th Annual Biological Safety Symposium, held at Princton University's Frick Laboratory. (June 2018)  MABSA 2018
Princeton EHS Director Robin Izzo, Associate Director Stephen Elwood and Chemical Safety Program Manager Kyle Angelo led symposia and informational sessions on a variety of laboratory and chemical safety and communications themes at the 2017 American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition in Washington D.C. Read More » American Chemical Society Logo
Sr. Program Manager for Health And Safety Jamie McQuaid and Sr. Program Manager for Industrial Hygiene Shaundree Davis spoke about their experience developing and maintaining the Princeton GBM Peer Safety Program at the CSHEMA 2016 Annual Conference in Austin. CSHEMA Logo Transparent


EHS Lab Safety Specialist Brittany Armstrong is coauthor of an article appearing in ACS Catalysis, 2019, 9, pp 1224–1230: “EPR Evidence for the Origin of Nonlinear Effects in an Enantioselective Cu(II)-Catalyzed Spiroannulation.” Enantioselective Spiroannulation
EHS Director Robin Izzo is a major contributor to the 2011 edition of Prudent Practices in the Laboratory, the standard reference book for chemical laboratory safety practice. Prudent Practices in the Laboratory