Committees and Panels

Faculty and Staff

Scott Belcher is serving on several committees and is a representative for the the Endocrine Society

Scott Belcher
Scott Belcher

Scott Belcher, Project 3 Co-Leader, is serving on the following Committees and Panels:

*The Working Group of National Co-ordinators of the TG programme (WNT)
*Working Party on Hazard Assessment (WPHA)
*Extended Advisory Group on Molecular Screening and Toxicogenomics (EAGMST)
*Economic Co-operation and Development, “6th Meeting of the Working Party on Exposure Assessment”

Scott is also a Representative for the the Endocrine Society. The overall go of the committee is to develop internationally harmonized toxicity hazard test guidelines for quantitative risk assessment of chemical exposures including PFAS.

Science Advisory Board PFAS Review Panel – US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Jamie DeWitt
Jamie DeWitt

Jamie DeWitt, Research Translation Coordinator and Project 2 Co-Leader, will serve on the Science Advisory Board PFAS Review Panel – US EPA, which will review materials on proposed PFAS maximum contaminant levels for drinking water.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Jane Hoppin pic
Jane Hoppin

Jane Hoppin, Project 1 Leader, will serve on the The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee. The committee offers guidance on PFAS testing and health outcomes.

David Reif is serving on several committees

David Reif, DMAC Director, is serving on the following Committees:

David Reif
David Reif

*U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) –
David Reif, DMAC Director, was named to the EPA SACC for a four-year term by Administrator Michael Regan. The Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals provides independent scientific advice, information and recommendations to the EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics on the scientific basis for risk assessments, methodologies and pollution prevention measures or approaches. Its major objectives are to provide expert advice and recommendations to the EPA on risk assessments, models, tools, guidance documents, chemical category documents and other chemical assessment and pollution prevention products as deemed appropriate.

*Workshop Committee to Support EPA’s Development of Human Health Effects Assessments –
David Reif has been provisionally appointed as a member of the Workshop Committee to Support EPA’s Development of Human Health Effects Assessments. One workshop will address advances in the application of artificial intelligence and open data practices in chemical hazard assessment. The other workshop will address the triangulation of evidence in environmental epidemiology.

#PFASComm

Jamie DeWitt, Research Translation Coordinator and Project 2 Co-Leader; Antonio Planchart, RETTC Co-Director and Project 3 Co-Investigator; and Ranji Ranjithan, RETTC Co-Director, served on #PFASComm: Community-based Communication Training and Competition. This webinar and competition focused on communicating complex PFAS science to non-scientists.

Jamie DeWitt
Jamie DeWitt
Antonio Planchart
Antonio Planchart
Ranji Ranjithan
Ranji Ranjithan

SRP Trainees

Organizing Committee for the Gordon Research Seminars – Environmental Endocrine Disruptors

Kylie Rock

Kylie Rock (postdoc in – Belcher lab) served on the Organizing Committee for the Gordon Research Seminars – Environmental Endocrine Disruptors, Newry, ME. June 25, 2022.

College of Science’s Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Dylan Wallis
Dylan Wallis

Dylan Wallis (Toxicology PhD student in Reif Lab) has been selected to serve on the college’s Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. This committee advises the dean on efforts to foster an inclusive, accessible, equitable and diverse climate within the college community.

Computational Toxicology Study Section of the Society of Toxicology (SOT)

Adrian Green
Adrian Green

Adrian Green (postdoc in Reif Lab) was elected as the 2021-22 postdoctoral representative to the Computational Toxicology Study Section of the Society of Toxicology (SOT).