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Human Exposure & Atmospheric Sciences Staff

Curtis C. Dary

Title: Research Physical Scientist

EPA Division: Human Exposure and Atmospheric Sciences Division

EPA Branch: Exposure and Dose Research Branch

Curtis is a senior scientist involved in developing scenario-based exposure to dose models linking Quantitative Structure Activity Relationship (QSAR) and Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic (PBPK/PD) modeling techniques.


  • Ph.D., Toxicology, University of Minnesota, 1983
  • M.S., Entomology, University of Arizona, 1976
  • B.S., Biophysics, University of Wisconsin, 1972

Professional Experience:

  • Branch Chief/ Research Physical Scientist, USEPA, ORD, NERL-HEASD-EDRB, Las Vegas, NV September 1991-present
  • Director Metabolism Chemistry, White Sands, New Mexico State University, NM July 1988-September 1991
  • Study Director Metabolism Chemistry, Hazleton Laboratories America, Madison, WI September 1985-July 1988

Professional Societies and Affiliations:

  • Society of Toxicology (SOT)
  • American Chemical Society (ASC)

Select Awards and Honors:

  • Scientific and Technological Achievement Award (STAA) “Development of Visual Tools and Analytics within the Human Health Risk Assessment Paradigm” – Goldsmith, Chang, Tornero-Velez, Breen and Dary) - http://www.epa.gov/ncer/staa/annual/2011/2011level3.html
  • US EPA/ORD Pathfinder Innovation Project Funding Award Recipient: Systems Reality Modeling Project, 2011
  • NERL special Achievement Award “Goal 1: Support the Agency’s Mission” For Pyrethroids research, 2011
  • NERL Special Achievement Award, Goal 5- Anticipate Future Environmental Issues, 2010
  • Exceptional/Outstanding ORD Technical Assistance to the Regions or Program Offices; ORD Pyrethroid Cumulative Risk Team, 2008
  • Exceptional/Outstanding ORD Technical Assistance to the Regions or Program Offices; PBPK Modeling Team, 2007
  • ORD Teamwork Award; Human Variability Modeling Team, 2006
  • NERL Special Achievement Award, 2006

Published & Presented Research (1999-Present)

Contact Info:
Curtis Dary
Human Exposure & Atmospheric Sciences Division
National Exposure Research Laboratory
944 East Harmon Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Telephone: 702-798-2286
Email: dary.curtis@epa.gov

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