CTEH® Adds Senior Toxicologist
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 22, 2019) – CTEH® has added a senior toxicologist at its North Little Rock office: John C. Lipscomb, Ph.D., DABT, FATS. Prior to joining the firm, he was a toxicologist and risk assessor with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for more than two decades.
Dr. Lipscomb began his career as a biologist at the National Center for Toxicological Research in Jefferson, Arkansas. He later served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force, where he earned the Air Force Achievement Medal for his pioneering work on the military’s first large-scale investigation of human metabolic variability. He completed his federal career as a toxicologist and risk assessor in EPA’s National Center for Environmental Assessment and National Homeland Security Research Center in Ohio, where he was a chemical manager for three different risk assessment programs and led the development of EPA guidance for quantitative risk assessment and emergency exposure guidance values. He has nearly 90 peer-reviewed publication credits.
Dr. Lipscomb is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology and Fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences. He serves on the Health Advisory Board for NSF International and American Industrial Hygiene Association’s Emergency Response Planning Committee. He is past president of the Society for Risk Analysis’s Ohio chapter; the Society of Toxicology’s Risk Assessment Specialty Section and Ohio Valley regional chapter; and American Board of Toxicology. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biology from the University of Central Arkansas and a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary toxicology from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Based in North Little Rock, CTEH® also has a presence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Houston, Texas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Jackson, Mississippi; New Orleans, Louisiana; Portland, Oregon; San Antonio, Texas; San Diego, California; Saratoga Springs, New York; and Seattle, Washington. It has more than 170 employees nationwide.
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