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 Expert  714094

Expert in Human Toxicant Effects

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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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.


environmental exposure assessment


environmental toxicology


ethylene oxide environmental effect


formaldehyde environmental effect


household insecticide








pentachlorophenol environmental effect




pesticide environmental effect


ethylene oxide


indoor air quality


lead environmental effect


lindane environmental effect


toxic chemical human health effect








biological pesticide


occupational disease


pesticide human health effect


birth defect


chemical exposure


chemical safety


chemical toxicity


occupational safety


reproductive health





Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
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;  and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Often requested
with this expert:

Mold, Industrial Hygiene, Indoor Air Quality, Toxins,...
Wood Adhesives and Wood Composite Products
Sterilization, Biomaterials, Tissue Banking, Medical...
Toxicology, Cyanide, Toxic Metals, Environmental Health,...

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

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1974 to


(Undisclosed University)


Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology


Professor (emeritus)


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..

1976 to 1978


Minnesota Mutual Insurance Company



Assistant Medical Director


1974 to 1976


(Undisclosed University)


Residency in Pathology




1972 to 1974


University of Kansas


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Toxicology




1971 to 1994


US Army


Director physial exam section 5501 USAH; toxicology and Pathology


Colonel USAR MC


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.

Career Accomplishments:



MD,DABT (diplomat American board of Toxicology)

Professional Appointments

UMN Lab Med and Path UMN Professor emeritus USARMC retired Consultant, social security disability administration.


DABT, Who Who Colleges and professionals, Associate editor toxicology, and applied pharmacology;

Medical/Professional Internships

Pathology, Post doc toxiclogy


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

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • EO sterilization expert specialist for 3rd party review of facilty.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
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.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on TEMIK exposure litigation case.
  • Expert in formaldehyde poisoning.
  • Expert needed to testify in a case involving the sale of a trailer park.
  • Expert in Human Toxicant Effects/Carbamate Pesticide.
  • Formaldehyde expert or consulting on formaldehyde off-gassing in an RV.
  • Formaldehyde exposure expert witness for consulting on dermatographism allegedly related to formaldehyde exposure.
  • Expert in contracts in the chemical industry for consulting on chemical industry contract dispute.
  • Formaldehyde expert for consulting on formaldehyde toxin in furniture.
  • Expert on agent orange for consulting on possible psychological effects of agent orange on offspring.
  • Expert in chemical toxicology to consult on triphenyl phosphate applied upon human skin.
  • Expert in toxicolist specialist mn for consulting on Toxicology for case-Cadem Law Group.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Market Research:
My relationships with industry have been advisory in the public health/toxicology sector.From tool and die industry to cosmetics.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

As professor I routinely gave lectures in pathology,toxicology and occupational medicine. I gave seminars at conferences as part of the routine.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection


Other Skills and Services

technical writing, public speaking ,forensics


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