Distinguished Achievement Award
Peter Goering, Silver Spring, Md., majored in natural sciences, graduating in 1977 with a bachelor of arts degree. He is a research toxicologist at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
At the FDA, his work mostly has been devoted to regulatory research. Two areas of research he’s involved in are nanotechnology/nanotoxicology and biomarkers of toxicity. Goering has published more than 70 research articles in peer-review journals; has received national and
international recognition for research in toxicology of metals, biomarkers of toxicity and nanotechnology/nanotoxicology; and has established a multi-disciplinary research effort in
nanotechnology/nanotoxicology with other scientists.
In 2006, he was elected by his peers the title of “Fellow” in the Academy of Toxicological Sciences, and in 2013, he was chosen to the Society of Toxicology’s four-year presidential chain and will serve as president in 2015-16.
Goering will receive the award during the Alumni Banquet at noon Saturday, June 7.