L-R: Bill Boyd, CNA Insurance Co., Meghan Kress, Dr. Mark Benden.

L-R: Bill Boyd, CNA Insurance Co., Meghan Kress, Dr. Mark Benden.

Meghan Kress, doctoral candidate at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, has been selected as the recipient of the Applied Ergonomics Creativeness in Ergonomics, Student of the Year Award.

This national competition is conducted by the Institute of Industrial Engineers. The award recognized Ms. Kress’ work in ergonomics including original research, industry assessment, and product development. 

In three of the past five years, Texas A&M School of Rural Public Health students have received this national recognition. Previous winners are Kristen Miller and James Stafford. 

The $4,000 award is sponsored by CNA Insurance Co. and will be presented to Ms. Kress during the 17th Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference March 24-27 in Orlando, Florida.

— Rae Lynn Mitchell

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