James H. Meyer Distinguished Achievement Award: Linda J. Harris

Lab pic of Linda Harris

Congratulations to Linda J. Harris, FST Chair and Cooperative Extension Specialist in Microbial Food Safety, for being awarded the UC Davis Academic Federation’s highest honor, the James H. Meyer Distinguished Achievement Award, named after the late chancellor.  From the announcement: "She has developed an internationally recognized outreach program and is one of the most successful and important food safety microbiologists in the world today. Her tireless efforts researching and educating on foodborne pathogens have improved the safety of the food supply and people around the world. Her scientific achievements, devotion to translating academic research into actionable education, public and university service, and outstanding representation of UC Davis both nationally and internationally exemplify the qualities celebrated by the James H. Meyer Distinguished Achievement Award."