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Personal Biography of Sidney Green, Ph.D.

Dr. Green is an Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the Howard University College of Medicine in Washington D.C. He received his Ph.D. from Howard University in Pharmacology in 1972. He has held previous positions at Covance Laboratories, Inc, Vienna VA as Director of Toxicology, ( 1995-1998), the Food and Drug Administration as Director Division of Toxicological Research, Associate Director for Laboratory Investigations, Chief Whole Animal Toxicology Branch, and Chief Genetic Toxicology Branch. His career at FDA spanned 29 years. He has also served as Chief of the Toxic Effects Branch, 1979-1980, in the old Office of Toxic Substances at the EPA. He has over seventy publications primarily in genetic toxicology, short-term test methodology and policy issues associated with alternatives to toxicological animal tests. He also has expertise in systemic toxicology related to food additives and contaminants. He has received the FDA Commissioner's Special Citation, two Group Recognition Awards and twice received the FDA Award of Merit once as a group award and singularly. It is the highest honor the agency can bestow on employees. He is a past member of the EPA Science Advisory Board, 2002-2008. He has served on numerous National Academy of Sciences review committees and currently is a member of the Committee on Toxicology. He is a past President of the American College of Toxicology, Academy of Toxicological Sciences, National Capital Area chapter of the Society of Toxicology, and the Association of Government Toxicologists. He is a member of the Society of Toxicology, Environmental Mutagen Society, Society for In Vitro Biology, Organization of Black Scientists and the Association of Government Toxicologists. He is a past Chairman of the Membership Committee and past member of the Council of the Society of Toxicology. He is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Toxicology, Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, Human and Experimental Toxicology, the Journal of Toxicology-Cutaneous & Ocular Toxicology and Biomedical and Environmental Sciences.


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