Biology Specialty Section of the Society of Toxicology. He received his Ph.D. in environmental toxicology from the University of Wisconsin.


JANICE W. YAGER is senior scientist in the Environment Division of the Electric Power Research Institute. Her current research interests are in applying toxicology to develop biomarkers for human exposure and effects assessment and in the toxicology of metals including arsenic. She has served as an external program peer reviewer of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Health and Environmental Effects Research Carcinogenesis Section, president of the Genetic and Environmental Toxicology Association, and council member of the Environmental Mutagen Society. She has worked on a number of scientific advisory committees including those for the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, and the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists. She serves on the Arsenic Review Panel of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Scientific Advisory Board. She received her M.P.H. and Ph.D. in environmental health sciences from the University of California at Berkeley.



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