Paul Nony, PhD, CIH, CSP
Director, Toxicology and Occupational Health
Dr. Paul Nony is the Director of Toxicology and has training and professional experience in the fields of chemical emergency response, human and environmental toxicology and risk assessment, cell biology, physiology, and cancer research. He received his Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Toxicology from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and spent two years in a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) in Research Triangle Park, NC. Upon completion of his fellowship in 2003, Dr. Nony accepted a position as a Toxicologist at CTEH® in Little Rock, AR. Dr. Nony is a board Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) through the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, a board Certified Safety Professional (CSP) through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, and a member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, and the Society of Toxicology.
Dr. Nony participates in a variety of projects with scopes ranging from chemical product evaluation to emergency response to environmental contamination to toxic tort litigation support. He is consulted by clients for his 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. He also is 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. Dr. Nony possesses experience and expertise in industrial hygiene, risk assessment, and the human toxicology of many classes of chemicals that may pose a risk to human health through the contamination of air, water, and/or soil. He also has expertise in emergency preparedness and planning and is a trusted partner of industry and governments alike in emergency response management and safety.
Dr. Nony is also a Guest Lecturer in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Public Health, at UAMS where he lectures on the subjects of toxicology and environmental health. He has written numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and reviews, serves as a reviewer for book chapters and peer-reviewed journals, and is a US patent holder.
Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Toxicology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
B.A., Biology, Hendrix College, Conway, AR
Past or Current Professional Affiliations
- Certified Industrial Hygienist #11135CP
- Society of Toxicology
- American Industrial Hygiene Association
- South Central Chapter Society of Toxicology