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September 10, 2010

ULM professor of biology installed as state association president

The Louisiana Association of Professional Biologists installed Dr. Kim Marie Tolson, professor and graduate coordinator of biology at ULM, as president during its Fall Symposium, held Aug. 19-20 in Lafayette.

She will serve as president for the next two years, then continue to serve on the LAPB executive committee for two more years as past president.

“Dr. Tolson’s professional service to this organization has brought much recognition to the department and to ULM,” said Dr. Sushma Krishnamurthy, department head of biology at ULM.

Tolson earned her Ph.D. in Pharmacology/Toxicology from ULM, formerly Northeast Louisiana University. She graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in wildlife biology from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston.

LAPB is the official state chapter of The Wildlife Society and is composed of wildlife professionals from all sub-disciplines across the state.

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