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Expert in Human Toxicant Effects

Expert ID: 714094 Minnesota, USA

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Expert is an expert in human environmental pathology and toxicology. He provides laboratory investigations of occupational and environmental diseases for the purpose of diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. The prevention team conducts research on human effects from occupational and environmental exposures, which combines both survey and laboratory techniques for their analyses. He is involved in studying pesticides and insecticides and the effects on people who apply them. He has done work with the tool and die trade and their exposure to formaldehyde and ethylene oxide.

Expert advises physicians and other health professionals on diagnosis and treatment of pesticide intoxication and lead intoxication (paint, herbal medicines, artillery gases and particles). He has done extensive work with the analysis of indoor air pollution, landfill methane gas levels, and toxic chemical ground contamination. Expert has identified human mutogenic and carcinogenic effects.

His major peer reviewed publications lie in the area of birth defects and developmental toxicology. He has recently authored three textbook chapters in these areas and is now preparing a fourth toxicology textbook chapter.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota - Saint Paul, Minnesota - Rochester, Minnesota - Burnsville, Minnesota - Saint Cloud, Minnesota - Eden Prairie, Minnesota - Minnetonka, Minnesota - Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1967 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: University of Michigan School of Medicine
Year: 1964 Degree: MS Subject: Institution: Developmental Biology - Fordham University
Year: 1959 Degree: BA Subject: Institution: Biology - Providence College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1974 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor (emeritus) Department: Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Responsibilities: As professor and director of the environmental pathology program, he and his research team conducted detailed studies of the human effects of toxicant exposure. As codirector of the University's toxicology program he oversaw the training and teaching of graduate student's,medial students and allied health professionals in toxicology and pathology.In the clinical realm he consulted regarding patients with proported adverse health effects due to toxicant exposure..
Years: 1976 to 1978 Employer: Minnesota Mutual Insurance Company Title: Assistant Medical Director Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1974 to 1976 Employer: University of Minnesota Title: Resident Department: Residency in Pathology Responsibilities:
Years: 1972 to 1974 Employer: University of Kansas Title: Fellow Department: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Toxicology Responsibilities:
Years: 1971 to 1994 Employer: US Army Title: Colonel USAR MC Department: Director physial exam section 5501 USAH; toxicology and Pathology Responsibilities: I've had many roles in the military including utilziing my expertise in chemical defense at the chemical defense systems labs at Edgewood. During desert storm I oversaw and adisied on the chemical exposures of our troops in Kwait theater..As part of my reserve duties I also ran the physical exam section of the 5501 USAH in the determination of fitness for service both in the US and in theater.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1990 to Present Agency: National Institutes Occuaptional Health and Safety Role: Reviewer Description: Review grant and contract porposals
Years: 1971 to 1994 Agency: US Army Role: Col USAR MC Description: Run physical exam;consult toxicology and pathology

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Licenses / Certifications
MD,DABT (diplomat American board of Toxicology)
Professional Appointments
UMN Lab Med and Path UMN Professor emeritus
USARMC retired
Consultant, social security disability administration.
Awards / Recognition
DABT, Who Who Colleges and professionals, Associate editor toxicology, and applied pharmacology;
Medical / Professional
Pathology, Post doc toxiclogy

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
On occasion I have served as an expert witness in cases involving pesticide exposure, community air pollution,and occupational exposure to metals and metal working fluids.
Training / Seminars
As professor I routinely gave lectures in pathology,toxicology and occupational medicine. I gave seminars at conferences as part of the routine.
Vendor Selection
Marketing Experience
My relationships with industry have been advisory in the public health/toxicology sector.From tool and die industry to cosmetics.
Other Relevant Experience
technical writing, public speaking forensics

Fields of Expertise

environmental exposure assessment, environmental toxicology, ethylene oxide environmental effect, formaldehyde environmental effect, household insecticide, insecticide, pathogen, pathology, pentachlorophenol environmental effect, pesticide, pesticide environmental effect, ethylene oxide, indoor air quality, lead environmental effect, lindane environmental effect, toxic chemical human health effect, toxicity, toxicology, toxin, biological pesticide, occupational disease, pesticide human health effect, birth defect, chemical exposure, chemical safety, chemical toxicity, occupational safety, reproductive health, teratogenicity, teratology, premature birth, stillbirth, product defect, birth injury, toxic substance, chemical process inhibitor, indoor air pollution control building material, air-pollutant human health effect, dichlorophenoxyacetic-acid ester, dichlorophenoxyacetic-acid-compound environmental effect, dioxin-compound environmental effect, coal tar creosote, organophosphate pesticide environmental effect, cellular regulation, gas analysis, fetus, tissue irritation, industrial gas, chemical warfare, mercury poisoning, sodium fluoride, pentachlorobenzene, 2,4,6-trichlorophenol, 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane, naphthalene, hexane environmental effect, tumorigen, acrolein, carbaryl environmental effect, picloram, phosgene, cholinesterase, malathion, lindane, kepone, heptachlor, endrin aldehyde, lead chemistry, dicamba, chlordane, carbamate pesticide, defoliant, atrazine, aldicarb, 2,4,5-trichlorophenol, silvex, triclopyr, Down's syndrome pathophysiology, nucleic acid, workplace environment engineering, tissue culture, tamoxifen environmental effect, sensory evaluation, respiratory disease, public health, predictive toxicology, oncology, neurotoxicology, nervous system disease, methoxychlor environmental effect, methane environmental effect, lymphatic disease, integrated pest management, insect repellent, industrial hygiene, indoor air modeling, herbicide, hematology, glutaraldehyde, formaldehyde, ergonomics, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, dermatotoxicology, chromium-molybdenum steel welding, chlorinated hydrocarbon environmental effect, cell physiology, catalyst, cardiovascular disease, butadiene, biocompatible material, anticonvulsant drug, anthropometry, allergen, agent orange environmental effect, aerosol technology, acetic acid

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