ASA Fellow William (Bill) Murphy, Captain in the U.S. Public Health Service, is the 2015 recipient of the Outstanding Hearing Conservationist Award from the National Hearing Conservation Association.  This award recognizes Bill’s outstanding contributions to research and hearing loss prevention.  Bill is the co-leader of the Hearing Loss Prevention Team at the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in Cincinnati.  Bill’s work has improved our understanding of noise hazards and contributed to many hearing loss prevention standards and training programs in use today in the U.S.   Details of the award can be found  here