Expert Qualifications

This highly qualified toxicologist earned his PhD in Toxicology at Oregon State University, as well as a BS at the University of Texas and MS in Applied Environmental Sciences at the University of North Texas. He has served on several expert panels with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Academies of Science and other scientific agencies and government organizations. He has a strong expertise in risk assessment and the toxicology of pesticides and metals. Formerly, this expert served as a Public health Toxicologist for Oregon State Public Health. Currently, he is a tenured Associate Professor and Director of an Environmental Health Center at a major research-based university where he focuses on human health concerns related to chemical exposure and approaches to risk assessment.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: Oregon
  • BS, Zoology, University of Texas
  • MS, Applied Environmental Sciences, University of North Texas
  • PhD, Toxicology, Oregon State University
  • Member, American Chemical Society
  • Member, Society of Toxicology and Pacific Northwest Association of Toxicologists
  • Member, American Public Health Association
  • Member, American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators
  • Reviewer for peer reviewed journals: Environmental Science and Technology, Journal of Agromedicine, Toxicology In Vitro, Science of the Total Environment, Environmental Pollution, Integrated Environmental Assessment Management, Journal of American Water Resources Association, Environmental Management, PLOS One
  • Reviewer for government publications: Atlas of Human Poisonings and Envemonings, Toxicokinetics and Risk Assessment, Toxicology Recall, Clinical Toxicology: Principles and Mechanisms
  • Recipient of hundreds of thousands of dollars in research grants
  • Former, Toxicologist/Principle Risk Assessor, Oregon Health Services
  • Former, Public Health Toxicologist, Oregon State Public Health
  • Former, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University
  • Present, Director, Environmental Health Science Center at major university
  • Present, Associate Professor (Tenured), Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology at major university

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