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Silver Spring Chemist to Head Education Division

Silver Spring Chemist to Head Education Division

Mary M. Kirchhoff, Ph.D., of Silver Spring, MD, has been named Director of the American Chemical Society Education Division. ACS is the world's largest scientific society.
Kirchhoff, who was acting director of the division for the past year, is recognized as a leader in the education community. She holds a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of New Hampshire, an M.S. degree in chemistry from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa., and a B.A. in chemistry from Russell Sage College, Troy, N.Y.
She served as assistant director for special projects in the Education Division and was previously assistant director of the ACS Green Chemistry Institute for three years, where she managed day-to-day operations of the Institute.
Prior to joining ACS, she worked at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and was an associate professor and an assistant professor of chemistry at Trinity College in Washington, D.C.
This fall Kirchhoff was named an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow. Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. She was chosen "for leadership in promoting the environmentally sound practice of green chemistry in education and research."
She is a co-author of Designing Safer Polymers and co-editor of the ACS' Greener Approaches to Undergraduate Chemistry Experiments.
The American Chemical Society - the world's largest scientific society - is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress and a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.

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