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Endocrine Disruptor Methods Validation Subcommittee (EDMVS) Membership

Name and Title Expertise
Joseph Merenda, M.S.

Director, Office of Science Coordination and Policy, Office of Pesticides, Prevention and Toxic Substances, EPA


Regulatory and Environmental Management
William Benson, Ph.D.

Director, Gulf Ecology Division, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, EPA

Deputy Chair

Mildred Christian, Ph.D.

President and CEO, Argus International, Inc. Also, Executive Director of Research and Executive Director of Safety and Compliance for Argus Research - Charles River Laboratories

Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology
Theo Colborn, Ph.D

Senior Scientist and Director,

Wildlife and Contaminants Program, World Wildlife Fund

Robert Combes, Ph.D.

Scientific Director, Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments (FRAME)

Genetics, Biochemistry, Alternatives to In Vivo Testing
Rodger Curren, Ph.D.

President, Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc.

Microbiology, Alternatives to In Vivo Testing
Peter deFur, PH.D.

Associate Professor, Center for Environmental Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University

Aquatic Biology
Charles Eldridge, Ph.D.

Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology,

Wake Forest U. School of Medicine

Penelope Fenner-Crisp, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Risk Science Institute, International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI)

David Hattan, Ph.D.

Director, Division of Health Effects Evaluation, Food and Drug Administration

Robert Kavlock, Ph.D.

Director, Reproductive Toxicology Division, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, EPA

Reproductive Toxicology;


William Kelce, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist, Pharmacia Corp.

Reproductive/ Developmental Toxicology
Nancy Kim, Ph.D.

Director, Division of Env'l Health Assessment

NY State Dept. of Health

Chemistry, Health Risk Assessment
Timothy Kubiak, M.P.A.

National Water Quality Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,

Dept. of Interior

Natural Resource Management
Gerald LeBlanc, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Toxicology, N.C. State

Biology/ Biochemistry
Ron Miller, Ph.D.

Senior Toxicology Consultant

The Dow Chemical Co.

Inhalation Toxicology
Susan Nagel, Ph.D.

Research Associate

Dept. of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University Medical Center

Reproductive/ Environmental Endocrinology
"Willie" Owens, Ph.D.

Principal Scientist, Environmental Science Dept.

Procter and Gamble

Ecorisk Assessment and Life-cycle Assessment
Thomas Potter, Ph.D.

Research Chemist, Southeast Watershed Research Service, USDA

Environmental Fate and Monitoring
Ted Schettler, M.D., M.P.H.


E. Boston Neighborhood Health Center

Medicine and Public Health
Shane Snyder, Ph.D.

Project Manager R&D,

Southern Nevada Water Authority

Environmental Toxicology and Zoology; Monitoring Using Cellular Assays
James Stevens, Ph.D.

Head of Global Human Risk Assessment,

Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.

Reproductive Toxicology
William Stokes, D.V.M.

Director, National Toxicology Program, Interagency Center for the Evaluation of alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM), HHS

Co-Chair of Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM)

Laboratory Animal Science
Glen Van der Kraak, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Dept. of Zoology

University of Guelph

Fish and Wildlife Biology
Vanessa Vu, Ph.D.

Director, Office of Science Coordination and Policy, Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances, EPA


Valerie Wilson, Ph.D.

Deputy Director, Center for Bioenvironmental Research (CBR) of Tulane and Xavier Universities

Molecular Biology; Health Science Program Management
James Yager, Ph.D.

Professor of Toxicology, Dept. of Health Sciences,

Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health


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