SOT Honorary Members

The Society of Toxicology recognizes nonmembers who embody outstanding and sustained achievements in the field of toxicology with Honorary Membership. Candidates are nominated by two Full or Associate members of the Society. Seconding letters and information regarding career achievements should accompany the nomination. A two-thirds vote of Council determines recipients, with not more than two Honorary Members elected during any one term of Council. Nominations should be sent to SOT Headquarters by October 9 via the online nomination form.

  • 2020……Laura E Nagy, PhD
  • 2017……George Leikauf, PhD
  • 2017……Jonathan M Samet, MD, MS
  • 2016……Raymond Nagle, PhD
  • 2014……Donald E Ingber, MD, PhD
  • 2014……John B Gurdon, Kt, DPhil, DSc, FRS
  • 2014……Shawn D Lamb
  • 2013……Bruce A Beutler, MD
  • 2013……Jeremy K Nicholson, PhD
  • 2012……Frank J Gonzalez, PhD
  • 2012……Leroy Hood, PhD
  • 2011……Frances O Kelsey, PhD *
  • 2011……William C Hays
  • 2010……Ferid Murad
  • 2010……Sir Philip Cohen, PhD
  • 2009……Gilbert S Omenn, MD, PhD
  • 2009……John E Walker, FRS
  • 2008……H R Horvitz, PhD
  • 2008……Lee Hartwell, PhD
  • 2007……Mario Molina, PhD
  • 2000……Findlay E Russell, MD, PhD *
  • 1999……Takashi Sugimura, MD
  • 1999……William O Robertson, MD
  • 1998……Jud Coon, PhD
  • 1998……Michel Mercier, PhD
  • 1997……John E Casida, PhD
  • 1997……Roger W Russell, PhD *
  • 1996……Dennis Parke, DSc, MD, PhD *
  • 1996……Sten G Orrenius, MD, PhD *
  • 1995……Charles S Lieber, MD *
  • 1995……Gertrude B Elion *
  • 1994……Ronald W Estabrook, BS, MD, DSc, PhD *
  • 1994……Wendell W Weber, PhD, MD
  • 1991……Hyman J Zimmerman, MD *
  • 1986……Herbert Remmer, PhD *
  • 1982……George H Hitchings, PhD *
  • 1982……Herbert L Needleman, MD *
  • 1976……Norton Nelson, PhD, DSc *
  • 1966……R.Tecwyn Williams, F.R.S *
  • 1963……Ethel Browning *
  • 1962……Bernard B Brodie *
  • 1962……Eugene M Geiling, MD, PhD *
  • 1962……Torald H Sollmann, MD *
  • 1962……W F Von Oettingen *

*Deceased