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Appendix A Biographical Information on the Subcommittee for the Review of the Risk Assessment of Methyl Bromide CHARLES H. HOBBS (Chair) is director of the Toxicology Division at the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute. He received his D.V.M. from Colo- rado State University. His research focuses on the Tong-te~ biological ef- fects of inhaled materials and the mechanisms by which they act. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology and certified in general toxi- cology. Dr. Hobbs serves as a member of the Committee on Toxicology and previously served on the Committee on Toxicological and Performance As- pects of Oxygenated fuels. JANICE E. CHAMBERS is professor and director of the Center for Envi- ronmental Health Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Missis- sippi State University. She received her Ph.D. in animal physiology from Mississippi State University. Her research focuses on neurotoxicology of in- secticides including neurochemical and behavior studies and insecticide me- tabolism. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology. Dr. Chambers previously served as a member of the NRC's Pane] on Life Sci- ences for postdoctoral fellowships. FRANK N. DOST is professor emeritus from the Nepal lment of Agricultural Chemistry at Oregon State University and affiliate professor in the Depart- ment of Environmental Health at the University of Washington. He received 84
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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 85 his D.V.M. from Washington State University. Dr. Dost's research interests include the estimation of environmental and occupational chemical exposure and risk assessment and the metabolic fate of toxicants. Previously, Dr. Dost served on the NBC committee on toxicology of hydrazines. DALE B. HATTIS is research professor in the Center for Technology, Envi- ronment, and Development at Clark University. He received his Ph.D. in ge- netics from Stanford University. His research focuses on the development and application of methodologies to assess the health impacts of regulatory options with an emphasis on incorporating interindividual variability data into risk assessments for both cancer and non-cancer endpoints. Previously, Dr. Hattis was a member ofthe NAS/IOM Committee on Evaluation ofthe Safety of Fishery Products and the NRC Committee on Neurotoxicology and Risk Assessment. MATTHEW C. KETFER is co-director of the Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center and director of the occupational medicine program at the University of Washington. He received his M.D. from the University of TIlinois and his M.P.H. from the University of Washington. Dr. Keifer's re- search interests focus on the health of agricultural workers with specific focus on the health effects of occupational pesticide exposure. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. UERIKE LUDERER is assistant professor with the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of California at Irvine. She re- ceived her M.D. and Ph.D. from Northwestern University and her M.P.H. from the University of Washington. Dr. Luderer's research focuses on repro- ductive effects and neuroendocrine alterations as a result of exposure to envi- ronmental toxicants, particularly volatile organics. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. GLENN C. MILLER is director of the Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno. He received his Ph.D. in Agricultural Chemistry from the University of California at Davis. Dr. Miller's research focuses on the fate and transport of airborne pesticides fol- Towing major uses and the effects of deposited residues on soils including their photodegradation. SYLVIA S. TALMAGE is a toxicologist in the Life Sciences Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. She received her Ph.D. in ecology/environ-
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86 METHYL BROMIDE RISK CHARACTERIZA TIONIN CALIFORNIA mental toxicology Mom the University of Tennessee. Dr. Talmage's research focuses on the sources, fate, and toxicity of chemical warfare agents. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology and certified in general toxi- cology.