Considering the factors in toxicity testing

Time: Thurs,Sep. 12, 2019, 3:00pm

Venue: 401-1412, Dushu Lake campus

Title: Considering the factors in toxicity testing

Speaker:  Anthony L. KiorpesPhD, DVM, MBA, DABT

        President, American College of Toxicology, ACT 

President, American Board of Toxicology, ABT

Editor-in-Chief, Toxicology and Industrial Health



Speaker Biography:

Sam Kacew, Ph.D, ATS, Associate Director of Toxicology, McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment at the University of Ottawa. Professor of Pharmacology, University of Ottawa and Scientist, Institute for Population Health, University of Ottawa. Visiting Professor: University of Guildford in Surrey England; Colgate-Palmolive Visiting Professor University of New Mexico; Institute of Toxicology at National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan; Joszef Fodor National Center of Public Health in Budapest, Hungary: Department of Occupational Health, Shanghai Medical University in Shanghai, China; Zhehjiang University in Hangzhou, China, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China and Division of Toxicology at Sung Kyun Kwan University in Suwon City, Korea. Dr. Kacew is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A, Current Issue; Editor- in- Chief, Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health , Part B Critical Reviews; North American Editor, Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry; Associate Editor of Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology; Editor, Encyclopedia of Environmental Health; Editor, Lu’s Basic Toxicology 4th Edition; Editor, Lu’s Basic Toxicology, 5th Edition; Guest Editor of special issue of Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology entitled “Toxicological Reviews in Fetal Childhood Development.” He was a Member of the Board of Trustees of Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment (TERA).He was a member of the Board of Review for Siloxane D5 appointed by the Minister of Environment of Canada. He is a member of the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology (BEST) of the National Academy of Sciences (USA). He is a member of the Science Advisory Council (SAC) of the National American Flame Retardant Association (NAFRA). He was a member of the Committee on Toxicology of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) of the USA and served as a Chairman on the NAS Subcommittee on Iodotrifluoromethane; Chairman on the NAS Subcommittee on Tetrachloroethylene; and as a member of the NAS Subcommittees including Flame Retardants; Jet Propulsion Fuel-8, and Toxicologic and Radiologic Effects from Exposure to Depleted Uranium During and after Combat; and a member of the Advisory Expert Committee of the Canadian Network of Toxicology Centres. He served as a Chairman of a US EPA Panel on Peer Review Assessment of Toxicity Values for Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons, member of Panel on the Beryllium Lymphocyte Proliferation Screening Test, an Expert Panel Member on the Breast Milk Monitoring for Environmental Chemicals in the USA, a Core Panel Member of the Voluntary Children’s Chemical Evaluation Program (VCCEP) part of a USEPA initiative, Expert Panel member on the Pest Management Regulatory Agency of Health Canada on Citronella Science review, Expert Panel member on drug-induced phospholipidosis to several pharmaceutical companies, Expert Panel member of the Council of Canadian Academies on Integrated Testing of Pesticides and member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) committee on Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans and agent Orange Exposure. He has edited several texts on pediatric toxicology and serves on several editorial boards. He has been a peer reviewer for the EPA on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) documents, on the US EPA Health Effects Assessment Summary Table (HEAST) chemicals, on the chemical-specific issue papers for the Superfund Technical Support Center (STSC) for the US EPA and served on National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant study sections.  He has received the Achievement Award of the Society of Toxicology of Canada in 1983, the Achievement Award of the Society of Toxicology in 1986, the ICI (Zeneca) Traveling Lectureship Award in 1991, the US-China Foundation Award in 1995, the Colgate-Palmolive Visiting Professorship Award in 1997, and the Public Communications Award of the Society of Toxicology in 2002.  He is the author of over 150 papers, reviews and book chapters with emphasis in general toxicology including renal, hepatic and pulmonary toxicology.