Appendix F
Biographical Information on the Subcommittee on Toxicological Risks to Deployed Military Personnel

RICHARD J. BULL (Chair) is professor of environmental science at Washington State University TriCities. His research interests include the toxicology of drinking water disinfection byproducts and halogenated solvents. He has been involved in health-risk assessments of hazardous waste sites and other chemical hazards. He is also part of a major effort to integrate new findings in reduction biology into a more comprehensive approach to cancer risk assessment. Dr. Bull worked for 14 years at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Health Effects Research Laboratory, where he held a number of positions, including director of the toxicology and microbiology division, and he is a former senior staff scientist with Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratory. He has served as an advisor on many national scientific advisory committees, including service as chair of EPA’s Drinking Water Committee and chair of the National Research Council’s (NRC’s) Committee on Copper in Drinking Water. Dr. Bull received his Ph.D. in pharmacology from the University of California, San Francisco.

EDWARD BISHOP is vice president of Parsons Corporation. He served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force and has 26 years of experience as an industrial hygienist and environmental engineer. His work experience is in the areas of environmental compliance, remedial investigations, hazardous waste minimization, industrial process evaluation, pollution prevention,



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Appendix F Biographical Information on the Subcommittee on Toxicological Risks to Deployed Military Personnel RICHARD J. BULL (Chair) is professor of environmental science at Wash- ington State University TriCities. His research interests include the toxicol- ogy of drinking water disinfection byproducts and halogenated solvents. He has been involved in health-risk assessments of hazardous waste sites and other chemical hazards. He is also part of a major effort to integrate new findings in reduction biology into a more comprehensive approach to cancer risk assessment. Dr. Bull worked for 14 years at the U.S. Environ- mental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Health Effects Research Laboratory, where he held a number of positions, including director of the toxicology and microbiology division, and he is a former senior staff scientist with Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratory. He has served as an advisor on many national scientific advisory committees, including service as chair of EPA’s Drinking Water Committee and chair of the National Research Coun- cil’s (NRC’s) Committee on Copper in Drinking Water. Dr. Bull received his Ph.D. in pharmacology from the University of California, San Fran- cisco. EDWARD BISHOP is vice president of Parsons Corporation. He served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force and has 26 years of experience as an indus- trial hygienist and environmental engineer. His work experience is in the areas of environmental compliance, remedial investigations, hazardous waste minimization, industrial process evaluation, pollution prevention, 187

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188 APPENDIX F industrial hygiene, and risk assessment. Dr. Bishop is a member of the NRC Committee on Toxicology and the Subcommittee on Acute Exposure Guideline Levels. He received his M.S. in engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his Ph.D. in environmental health sciences from the University of California, Berkeley. KENNETH T. BOGEN is a senior environmental scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Environmental Science Division at the University of California, Livermore. His research involves cancer-risk assessment methods, regulatory toxicology, biodosimetric and pharmaco- kinetic modeling, and quantitative uncertainty analysis. He has been a principal and co-investigator on related research projects funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, EPA, and others. He is an appointed member of the University of California Davis Cancer Center, and past president and cur- rent councilor of the Northern California Chapter of the Society for Risk Analysis. He served in 2000-2001 as chairman of the U.S. Consumer Prod- uct Safety Commission’s Chronic Hazard Advisory Panel (CHAP) on Diisononyl Phthalate (DINP). Dr. Bogen served on the NRC Committee on Science and Judgment in Risk Assessment. He received his Dr.P.H. at the University of California, Berkeley. BARBARA G. CALLAHAN is a senior toxicologist at University Research Engineers and Associates, and also holds an appointment as adjunct associ- ate professor in environmental health sciences at the University of Massa- chusetts, Amherst. Her research interests include exposure and risk assess- ment evaluations of sites contaminated with pesticides, PCBs, heavy metals, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. She is a member of several national committees that study the effects of acute exposure to toxicants on human health after accidental release under emergency conditions and is senior editor for Human and Ecological Risk Assessment. Dr. Callahan is a recipi- ent of the U.S. Army Environmental Hygiene Agency Commander’s Me- dallion. She is former member of the NRC’s Standing Committee on Pro- gram and Technical Review of the U.S. Army Chemical and Biological Defense Command. Dr. Callahan received her M.S. in biology from Rivier College and her Ph.D. in toxicology from Northeastern University. She is also a diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology. JUDITH GRAHAM is a senior scientist with the American Chemistry Council (ACC). She serves as senior director of the council’s long-range research initiative (LRI) team that sponsors research that advances the science of risk

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APPENDIX F 189 assessment for the health and ecological effects of chemicals to support decision making by government, industry, and the public. Her research interests include inhalation toxicology, exposure analysis, and health effects and health risks of air pollutants. Before joining ACC, Dr. Graham was with EPA for 32 years. Her last position was associate director for health at EPA’s National Exposure Research Laboratory (NERL). She is a former president of the Inhalation Specialty Section and the Risk Assessment Spe- cialty Section of the Society of Toxicology; the International Society of Exposure Analysis; and the Academy of Toxicological Sciences. She is a member of the NRC Committee on Toxicology. Dr. Graham received her Ph.D. in physiology and pharmacology from Duke University. DAVID H. MOORE is vice president of defense medical technology at Battelle Eastern Science and Technology Center. Before joining Battelle, he served for over 20 years as a scientist in U.S. Army medical research and development. He retired as deputy director of the U.S. Army Medical Re- search Institute of Chemical Defense. Dr. Moore was involved in elucidat- ing the effects of nerve agents on airway smooth muscle, developed the concept of a topical skin protectant, and published a number of papers on the pharmacokinetics of oximes and anticonvulsants for treated nerve-agent poisoning. He served on the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM’s) Committee on Research and Development Needs for Improved Civilian Medical Response to Chemical and Biological Terrorism Incidents and the NRC’s Deployed Forces Advisory Group. Dr. Moore is currently a member of the NRC Committee on Toxicology. He is also currently serving on panels for the Naval Studies Board and the Air Force Science Advisory Board. Dr. Moore received his D.V.M. from the University of Georgia and his Ph.D. in physi- ology from Emory University. DEBORAH IMEL NELSON is associate professor in the School of Civil Engi- neering and Environmental Science at the University of Oklahoma. Her research interests include occupational and environmental health risk as- sessment and the development of risk-based occupational exposure limits. She recently served for 2 years as an occupational health scientist with the World Health Organization, where she coordinated the Global Burden of Occupational Disease and Injury Project and conducted all of the exposure assessments for the project. Dr. Nelson has held a number of leadership positions in the American Industrial Hygiene Association, including service on the board of directors, co-founder and former chair of the association’s risk-assessment committee, and secretary of the board. Dr. Nelson received

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190 APPENDIX F her M.E.S. in environmental science and her M.P.H. and Ph.D. in environ- mental health from the University of Oklahoma. She is a certified industrial hygienist. CHARLES F. REINHARDT retired in 1996 from DuPont’s Haskell Labora- tory, where he spent 30 years in a number of positions, including the direc- torship of the laboratory from 1976 to 1996. He is past president of the American Board of Toxicology and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine in occupational medicine and by the American Board of Toxicology in general toxicology. Dr. Reinhardt currently serves on the NRC Committee on the Review and Evaluation of the Army Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program. He received his M.D. from Indiana Univer- sity’s School of Medicine and M.Sc. in occupational medicine from Ohio State University. ROSALIND A. SCHOOF is a consultant in toxicology and risk assessment with Integral Consulting, Inc. Dr. Schoof has extensive toxicology consult- ing experience and previously worked for a pharmaceutical company, where she developed safety assessment research programs for new drug candi- dates. Dr. Schoof has conducted evaluations of environmental chemical toxicity, health-risk assessments for cancer and noncancer end points, and multimedia assessments of exposure to environmental chemicals at diverse manufacturing sites, including brownfield sites and military installations. Dr. Schoof’s particular research interests include the bioavailability of metals present in soils and dietary exposures to metals. She was a member of the NRC Committee on Toxicants and Pathogens in Biosolids Applied to Land. She received her Ph.D. in toxicology from the University of Cincinnati and is a diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology. ROBERT TARDIFF is president of The Sapphire Group, Inc., a consulting group that focuses on hazard assessment, chemical interactions, risk assess- ment, risk communication, and risk management. He has held a number of senior positions in other consulting organizations, including EA Engineer- ing, Science and Technology, Versar, Inc., and Environ Corporation. He was also chief of the Toxicological Assessment Branch of EPA between 1970 and 1977. Dr. Tardiff is a former president of the Society for Risk Analysis and is an editor of several toxicology and environmental health journals. He received his Ph.D. in toxicology and pharmacology from the University of Chicago.

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APPENDIX F 191 NGA TRAN is a senior managing scientist at Exponent, Inc., and is an ad- junct assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. She formerly held the position of special assistant to the assistant secretary of the Office of Environmental Safety and Health at the U.S. Department of Energy. Her research interests include health-risk assessment, risk management, and risk-based priority setting. Dr. Tran received her M.P.H. from Yale University, M.B.A. from DePaul University, and Dr.P.H. from Johns Hopkins University. She is also a certified indus- trial hygienist with chemical industry experience.

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