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Kathryn Makos

Smithsonian Institution (Ret.)
Industrial Hygienist (Retired)
Rockville, MD
Kathryn Makos, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Masters of Public Health (University of IL), retired (2013) from the Smithsonian Institution's Office of Safety, Health and Environmental Management, where she was responsible for developing industrial hygiene programs and conducting exposure risk assessments for the Institution's collecting units, research laboratories and shops. She has lectured and published widely on topics of hazards unique to museums and cultural institutions, was an editor of Health and Safety for Museum Professionals, and is currently a Research Collaborator with the National Museum of Natural History. She is an Honorary Member of the American Institute for Conservation, active contributor to their Health and Safety Committee, member of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections and Board Director for American Industrial Hygiene Association Potomac Section.