ity evaluations. He is a member of several professional societies, including the Society of Toxicology (serving as president in 1996-1997), the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, and the Teratology Society, and he is a diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology.


John D. Groopman is the Anna M. Baetjer Professor of Environmental Health and chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. He received a PhD in toxicology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Groopman’s research interests include molecular biomarkers of environmental carcinogens, molecular epidemiology, monitoring human exposure to and mechanisms of action of aflatoxins, dosimetry of foodborne carcinogens and mutagens, and human placental carcinogen metabolism and DNA-adduct formation. He has written on risk assessment for environmental justice and prevention of work-related diseases. Dr. Groopman has also served on the National Research Council Panel on Life Sciences.


John A. Moore received his DVM from Michigan State University, is a board-certified toxicologist, and has primary interests in risk assessment and developmental and reproductive toxicology. Dr. Moore has held a number of senior positions in the US government, including assistant administrator for pesticides and toxic substances and acting deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, deputy director of the National Toxicology Program (NTP), and director of toxicology research and testing at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. He served for 10 years as head of the not-for-profit Institute for Evaluating Health Risks and recently completed a 5-year term as principal scientist at the NTP Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction. Dr. Moore has served on several National Research Council committees, including being chair of the Subcommittee on the Toxicity of Diisopropyl Methylphosphonate and a member of the Subcommittee on Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology.


Kenneth S. Ramos is professor and chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Louisville Health Sciences Center. He received a PhD in biochemical pharmacology and toxicology from the University of Texas at Austin. His research interests



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