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Human Exposure & Atmospheric Sciences Staff

Edward Kantor

Title: Chemist /QA Manager

EPA Division: Human Exposure and Atmospheric Sciences Division

EPA Branch: Exposure and Dose Research Branch

Narrative:
Edward provides scientific expertise, advice, and QA oversight in support of the Exposure & Dose Research Branch's scientific research programs in exposure assessment by implementing and administering the Branch's Quality Assurance (QA) program. He provides assistance to other Branch scientists to assure that all QA programs are planned and executed according to Agency and higher management policies, and plans and coordinates Branch's QA responsibilities with the overall EPA-Las Vegas division QA Manager.

Education/Training:

  • Ph.D., University of Miami
  • M.S., University of Miami
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Miami, 1967

Professional Experience:

  • Chemist/QA Manager, USEPA, provides scientific expertise, advice, and QA oversight in support of the Exposure & Dose Research Branch's scientific research programs, January 2003-present
  • Executive Secretary to the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Conference (NELAC), and Designated Federal Officer (DFO) to the Environmental Laboratory Advisory Board, June 2001-January 2003
  • USEPA, provided scientific expertise, advice, and QA oversight in support of the Exposure & Dose Research Branch's scientific research programs, May 1999-June 2001
  • One year detail, Analytical Operation/Data Quality Center (AOC), Crystal City, VA, April 1998 - April 1999
  • Project Officer, Analytical Methods and Measurements, Systems and Support Contract, October 1993-April 1998,
  • Six month rotational assignment, Superfund's Analytical Operations Center, Washington DC, May-September 1993
  • Work Assignment Manager, Contact Laboratory Program (CLP), organic and inorganic data analysis and GC/MS data review program, 1988-April 1993
  • USEPA, Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory, Las Vegas, NV, 1982-1988
  • USEPA, Quality Assurance Section, Health Effects Research Laboratory, RTP, NC, 1973-1982
  • Primate Research Center, Communicable Disease Center, Perrine, FL, 1967-1973

Professional Societies and Affiliations:

  • American Chemical Society
  • Planetary Society
  • Executive Secretary to the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Conference, 2001-2003
  • Designated Federal Officer to the Environmental Laboratory Advisory Board, a federal advisory board, 2001-2003

Select Awards and Honors:

  • USEPA Bronze Medals for commendable service, 1978 & 1984
  • USEPA Special Achievement Awards 1982, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1993,1998, 2002,2003, 2005

Select Publications:

  • Jerry Blancato, Fred Power, Jeffrey Fisher and Edward Kantor, "Application and Use of Dose Estimating Exposure Model (DEEM) for Dose Comparisons After Exposure to Trichloroethylene (TCE)," 39th Annual Meeting, Society of Toxicology, March 19-23, 2000, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Cheryl Scott, Jerry Blancato, Fred Power, Jeffrey Fisher, Edward Kantor, "Application and Use of Dose Estimating Exposure Model (DEEM) for Route-to-Route Dose Comparisons After Exposure to Trichloroethylene (TCE)," 39th Annual Meeting, Society of Toxicology, March 19-23, 2000, Philadelphia, PA.

Published & Presented Research (1999-Present)

Contact Info:
Edward J. Kantor
Human Exposure & Atmospheric Sciences Division
National Exposure Research Laboratory
US EPA HEASD
944 East Harmon Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Telephone: 702-798-2690
Email: kantor.edward@epa.gov

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