For Immediate Release
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 9, 2017) – The Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health, LLC (CTEH®) today announced it has promoted long-time employee, John Kind, Ph.D., CIH, CSP to Principal Toxicologist. While continuing to serve as the company’s Director of Toxicology, Dr. Kind’s work focuses on human-health issues including exposure assessments, dose reconstructions, industrial hygiene, disease causation and worker and public safety.
“Since joining our team nearly 10 years ago, Dr. Kind has helped oversee more than 50 emergency responses across the country,” said Cory Davis, CTEH® partner and principal consultant. “As principal toxicologist, I know he will continue to be a leader for both our company and industry.”
Throughout his career, Dr. Kind has been actively involved with the Society of Toxicology, American Board of Industrial Hygiene, American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), The American Conference of Industrial Hygienists, ASTM International and American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Today, he is a member of the AIHA’s Emergency Response Planning Guidelines (ERPG) Committee, where he helps develop, evaluate and publish guidelines that are used by emergency responders to protect the public during emergency chemical releases across North America.
Dr. Kind is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). He earned his Ph.D. in Toxicology from the University of Georgia and B.S. in Biochemistry and Toxicology from Murray State University.
CTEH® is a management, technology and science-based consulting firm providing a wide-range of response services including environmental, data collection and management, GIS, safety, incident management, industrial hygiene, toxicology and human health consulting for the public and private sectors. For more information, visit cteh.com.