Dr. Allan Ader has over 20 years experience in toxicology, risk assessment and industrial hygiene. He has an extensive background in evaluating complex environmental, health and safety issues and in developing solutions and programs. Dr. Ader has experience in:
- Developing Occupational Exposure Limits and assessing compounds for toxicity and potency for compound categorization / banding and recommending handling practices and controls based on the toxicity/potency characteristics;
- Assisting companies in testing of chemicals for their toxic effects and interpreting data from these tests,
- Performing risk assessments including evaluating toxicological and exposure information to determine potential health effects of chemicals, and
- Responding to crises caused by occupational health illnesses from chemicals by assessing and evaluating risks and communicating them to employees and management.
His pharmaceutical and chemical industry experience includes working for Syntex, Inc. in Palo Alto, CA and Olin Corporation, New Haven, CT. He received a Ph.D. in Industrial Health (Toxicology) from the University of Michigan and an M.S. in Industrial Hygiene from Temple University. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology.