Kelly Scribner Tuttle, PhD, CIH
Dr. Kelly Scribner Tuttle is a Senior Toxicologist at CTEH®. Dr. Scribner has experience in the fields of chemical emergency response, human and environmental toxicology, cell biology, crisis communication, systems biology, physiology, and cancer research. She received her Ph.D. in Philosophy in Toxicology from the Texas A&M University. She spent several years as a research assistant where she studied the role of genes associated with Down syndrome in carcinogenesis and metabolism. Her work has received funding from the Department of Defense and Texas A&M Systems. Upon completion of her fellowship in 2013, Dr. Scribner accepted a position as a Toxicologist at CTEH® in Little Rock, AR. Dr. Scribner participates in a variety of projects with scopes ranging from chemical product evaluation and dose reconstruction to environmental contamination to toxic tort litigation support.
Dr. Scribner Tuttle participates in a variety of projects with scopes ranging from chemical product evaluation to environmental contamination to toxic tort litigation. Dr. Scribner also participates in the Toxicology Emergency Response Program, leading air monitoring and environmental sampling teams to address worker and public safety after hazmat incidents across the country. She is consulted by clients for her expertise in worker chemical exposure incidents and is asked to convey toxicological information to workers, supervisors, and health care providers alike to improve the communication of health risks to workers and employers and the quality of toxicological information used by treating physicians. She is also called by government agencies as well as hazardous materials shipping, handling, and manufacturing and petroleum industry clients to provide expert toxicological and human health risk support in emergency situations where releases of hazardous materials pose a threat to workers, residents, and the environment, as well as in industrial and operational settings. Dr. Scribner Tuttle possesses expertise in the human toxicology and industrial hygiene of numerous chemicals and chemical classes including asbestos and mineral fibers, mercury, pesticides, particulate matter, volatile gases, irritants, inorganics, and carcinogens.
Ph.D., Toxicology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
B.S., Veterinary Science, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Past or Current Professional Affiliations
- Society of Toxicology
- American Industrial Hygiene Association