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Anna M. Baetjer Professor in Environmental Health and Engineering

BaetjerAnnaANNA M. BAETJER, whose career at Hopkins spanned 60 years, was a pioneer in the fields of occupational health and industrial hygiene beginning in the 1920s. An enthusiastic and devoted teacher, Dr. Baetjer was best known for her research into the relationship between cancer and chromium. The author of Women in Industry, Their Health and Efficiency, and a nationally known consultant, she served as president of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) and received the first Outstanding Medical Educator Award from the American Occupational Medicine Association. Dr. Baetjer was awarded an honorary doctorate by the university in 1979. In 1997, she received posthumously the AIHA’s Alice Hamilton Award.