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Biographical Sketches SUBCOMMITTEE ON MIXTURES RONALD E. WYZGA is manager of the Health Studies Program in the Environmental Division at the Electric Power Research Institute in Palo Alto, California. He serves on several committees and chairs several subcommittees of the Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board and the National Research Council. His research interests are environmental risk assessment and health effects of air pollution. Dr. Wyzga received a D.Sc. in biostatistics from Harvard University in 1971. From 1970 to 1975, he worked at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris, where he was a coauthor of a book on economic evaluation of envi- ronmental damage He has also written numerous articles on environmental risk assessment and health effects of pollutants. JULIAN B. ANDELMAN is professor of water chemistry at the Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, and an associate director of the Center for Environmental Epidemiology, an exploratory research center established in cooperation with the Environmental Protection Agency. He received an A.B. in biochemical sciences from Harvard College in 1952 and a Ph.~. in physical chemistry from Polytechnic University at Brooklyn, New York, in 1960. After postdoctoral work at New York University, he worked for 2 years at the Bell Telephone Research Laboratories in electrochemistry. In 1963, he became a faculty member of the University of Pittsburgh, where his research has centered on the chemistry and public health aspects of water supply systems. He has served on various National Research Council com 182
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Biographical Sketches 183 mittees, as a consultant to the World Health Organization, on the editorial advisory board of Environmental Science and Technology, and on the Drink- ing Water Subcommittee of the Science Advisory Board of the Environmental Protection Agency. WALTER H. CARTER, JR., is chairman of the Department of Bios- tatistics at Virginia Commonwealth University. His principal interest is in the design and analysis of response-surface experiments. For the last 17 years, he has been developing and using those experiments to study the effects of combinations of drugs and other chemicals. He is a coauthor of the monograph Regression Analyses of Survival Data in Cancer Chemo- therapy. Dr. Carter is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and a member of the Biometric Society. NANCY K. KIM is director of the Division of Environmental Health Assessment of the New York State Department of Health. She received a B.A. and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Delaware and North- western University in 1966 and 1969, respectively. Before Dr. Kim's present appointment, she served as director of the Bureau of Toxic Substance As- sessment and as a research scientist in the Division of Laboratories and Research, both in the Department of Health. Dr. Kim is a member of the Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board's Environmental Health Committee and Drinking Water Subcommittee. Her primary profes- sional interests are in environmental health, specifically environmental tox- icology, exposure assessment, and risk assessment. SHELDON D. MURPHY has been professor and chairman of the De- partment of Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, at the University of Washington in Seattle since 1983. Previous faculty positions were at Harvard University and the University of Texas. Dr. Murphy received a Ph.D. in pharmacology from the University of Chi- cago in 1958. He has been president of the Society of Toxicology, has held other national and international positions, and has served on expert com- mittees for the State of Massachusetts and the World Health Organization, on the Environmental Health Advisory Board of the Environmental Protection Agency, and on the Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Dr. Murphy has written some 200 book and journal articles on the toxicology of pesticides and other chemicals. BERNARD WEISS received a Ph.D. in 1953 from the University of Rochester, where he is professor of toxicology and deputy director of the Environmental Health Sciences Center. He has been a member of the toxi
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184 DRINKING WATER AND HEALTH cology study section of the National Institutes of Health, has served on the U. S .-U. S. S. R. Joint Environmental Health Programs and various National Research Council committees concerned with environmental health issues, and has held consultantships to federal agencies. His current service includes the Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Board of Scientific Counselors, and the National Research Council Committee on Neurotoxicology and Risk Assessment. His research activities embrace various aspects of behavioral toxicology and pharmacology, including the actions of such heavy metals as lead, mercury, and manganese' of organic solvents, of central nervous system drugs, and of other substances whose actions are reflected in behavior. RAYMOND S. H. YANG is a senior staff member of the Carcinogenesis and Toxicology Evaluation Branch of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/National Toxicology Program and an adjunct professor of toxicology at North Carolina State University. His research interests cover many subdisciplines in toxicology, including carcinogenesis, reproductive toxicology, physiologically based pharmacokinetics, toxicology of chemical mixtures, and toxic interactions. Among his current responsibilities is service as principal investigator in a program on the toxicology of chemical mixtures derived from groundwater contaminants, which is related to the Superfund hazardous-waste site cleanup efforts. He is a member of the Society of Toxicology and the editorial board of Fundamental and Applied Toxicology.
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