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Toxicology Expert Witness | Washington

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This highly qualified expert is a nationally renown authority in toxicology. He received his Ph.D. in pharmacology from the University of Kansas Medical Center. He has served as Toxicology Program Director in the Department of Environmental Health at the University of Washington, then as Associate Chairman of the Department, as Associate Dean for Research in the School of Public Health, and Associate Vice Provost for Research. He is currently Dean and Vice Provost of the Graduate School at the University of Washington.
This expert continues his academic appointment as Professor Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, and Public Health Genetics. He has served as the founding director of the Center for Ecogenetics & Environmental Health, an NIEHS Core Center of Excellence. Nationally, he has served on the Board of Directors and as Treasurer of the American Board of Toxicology, and as President of the Society of Toxicology. He has also served on the Board of Environmental Studies and Toxicology, National Academy of Sciences /National Resource Council, as a member of the Board of Directors and Vice-President of the Toxicology Education Foundation, and on the Board of Trustees of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences. He is an Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Academy of Toxicological Sciences. This expert was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, and to the Washington State Academy of Sciences. He has published over 150 scientific articles and book chapters in the field of toxicology and risk assessment. He is the sole author of a widely used Law Review article titled on scientific judgment and toxic torts.

Bio Snapshot

Location: Seattle, WA
BSc, Montana State University
PhD, Pharmacology, University of Kansas Medical Center
Board certification, Toxicology (American Board of Toxicology)
Member, Institute of Medicine, National Academies of Science,
Member, Washington Academy of Sciences
Lifetime Associate, National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council
Fellow of Academy of Toxicological Sciences
Fellow of International Union Against Cancer
Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science
Member, Pacific Northwest Association of Toxicologists
Member, Society of Toxicology
Member, American Association for Cancer Research
Honor, Achievement Award, Society of Toxicology
Honor, Excellence in Pharmacology/Toxicology Award, PhRMA Foundation
100+ articles in peer reviewed journals
Recipients of hundreds of thousands of dollars in research grants and frequently invited guest speaker at major conferences
Former, Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington
Former, Director, Toxicology Program, Department of Environmental Health, University of Washington
Former, Associate Chairman, Department of Environmental health, University of Washington
Former, Associate Dean for Research, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington
Former Founding Director, NIEHS Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental health at a major university
Present, Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at a major university
Present, Dean and Vice Provost of Graduate Education at a major university

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