Experience

A Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology, Dr. Simon is a renowned toxicologist, scientist, consultant, lecturer and educator. He was honored for his work as a toxicologist at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In addition to toxicology, Dr. Simon specializes in environmental health, risk assessment, statistics, neuroscience, ecological health, and drug/alcohol issues. He has additional interest and expertise in dioxin-like chemicals, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), lead, arsenic, chromium and solvents. Dr. Simon is the author of the textbook Environmental Risk Assessment: A Toxicological Approach, as well as some 50 papers, abstracts, and professional journal articles. He has presented to professional groups and associations throughout the world, and taught environmental health science at the University of Georgia for more than 15 years. Dr. Simon has served as expert witness on a variety of issues, including environmental risk, illegal drugs, pharmaceuticals, alcohol, accidental poisoning, and intellectual property.

Credentials

  • Diplomate, American Board of Toxicology (DABT)
  • PhD, Neurology and Behavior, Georgia State University, 1989
  • BA, Biology, Middlebury College, 1971

Affiliations/Awards

  • Society of Toxicology, Member
  • Society for Risk Analysis, Member
  • Dow Chemical Company Grant: Development of a Model of the Effects of the Availability of Coregulator Proteins on Gene Transcription, 2012 – 2015
  • Honorable Mention: Best Paper of the Year, Risk Assessment Specialty Section of the Society of Toxicology, 2009
  • Recognition: SouthWire Company, Innovative Approaches to Environmental Cleanup, 2005
  • EPA Bronze Medal: Testimony in the Norman Mayes Case in Knoxville, Tennessee that led to additional UST regulations passed by the State of Tennessee, 2005
  • EPA Bronze Medal: Developing Guidance on Monitoring Land Use Controls, 2005
  • EPA Science Achievement Award: Probabilistic Risk Assessment Guidance, 2002
  • Society for Neuroscience, Member, 1984 – 1993

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