Committee on Improving Risk Analysis Approaches Used by the US EPA and the Committee to Review EPA’s Title 42 Hiring Authority for Highly Qualified Scientists and Engineers. He was also chair of the Committee on Human Bio-monitoring for Environmental Toxicants and the Committee on Toxicants and Pathogens in Biosolids Applied to Land. In 2003, he was designated a lifetime national associate of the National Academies. Dr. Burke received his PhD in epidemiology from the University of Pennsylvania.

Frank W. Davis is director of the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis and a professor at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management of the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he teaches ecology and conservation planning. His current research focuses on the landscape ecology of California rangelands, ecologic implications of modern climate change, and conservation planning for renewable-energy development. Dr. Davis is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a fellow in the Aldo Leopold Leadership Program, a Google Science Communication Fellow, and a trustee of the Nature Conservancy of California. He has served on several National Research Council committees and is currently a member of the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology. Dr. Davis earned a PhD in geography and environmental engineering from Johns Hopkins University.

David L. Eaton is a professor of environmental and occupational health sciences and interim vice provost for research at the University of Washington (UW). He also serves as the director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health at UW. He has held several other UW positions, including director of the toxicology program and associate chairman in the Department of Environmental Health and associate dean for research in the School of Public Health. Dr. Eaton maintains an active research and teaching program that is focused on the molecular basis of environmental causes of cancer and how human genetic differences in bio-transformation enzymes may increase or decrease individual susceptibility to chemicals found in the environment. He has published over 150 scientific articles and book chapters in toxicology and risk assessment. Nationally, he has served on the board of directors and as treasurer of the American Board of Toxicology, as secretary and later as president of the Society of Toxicology, as a member of the board of directors and as vice-president of the Toxicology Education Foundation, and as a member of the board of trustees of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences. Dr. Eaton is a member of the Institute of Medicine and has served on several National Academies committees, most recently as a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Breast Cancer and the Environment: The Scientific Evidence, Research Methodology, and Future Directions. He is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences. Dr. Eaton earned a PhD in pharmacology from the University of Kansas Medical Center.



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