Neal Langerman, Ph.D., Chemical Safety Consultant, Advanced Chemical Safety, Inc.
Dr. Langerman earned his Ph.D. in biochemical thermodynamics at Northwestern University. He received a B.S. in Chemistry from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Following a NIH Post-Doctoral year at Yale, he joined the faculty of the Departments of Biochemistry and Pharmacology at Tufts University Medical School in 1970. In 1975, he went west and joined the Chemistry Department of Utah State University. At both Tufts and USU, he assumed responsibility for departmental safety programs. In 1979, Dr. Langerman learned of RCRA, and this started him on his career as a consultant. Dr. Langerman established his first consulting company, Chemical Safety Associates, in 1980, in conjunction with other members of the USU faculty. He headed this firm until 1997, when he sold his interests in MSDS production and set up his current consulting firm, Advanced Chemical Safety.
Dr. Langerman's professional interests are in the prevention of chemical incidents and injuries. He spends approximately 40% of his professional time providing training to industrial clients in all areas related to chemical management. The remainder of his professional time is spent consulting on chemical, safety, and regulatory issues. He served as the Chair of the Division of Chemical Health and Safety of the American Chemical Society in 2004 and also, in 2004, received the Tillsman-Skolnick Award for "contributions to the field of chemical health and safety through the ACS" from the Division. He is currently Treasurer of the Division.
Robert J Alaimo, Ph.D., NRCC-CCHO, Manager-Health, Safety and Environmental Quality, P&G Pharmaceuticals (retired)
Bob Alaimo is a chemistry graduate of Miami, FL and Cornell. He retired in December 2001 as Manager of Health, Safety and Environmental Quality for Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals, in Norwich, NY. He is Editor in Chief of the "Handbook of Chemical Health and Safety" (published by ACS Books and Oxford University Press). He is a member of the Board of Editors for The Journal of Chemical Health & Safety and a columnist for the Journal. He is also a member of the American Chemical Society, the National Safety Council and a Certified Chemical Hygiene Officer.
Fred Fung, M.D, M.S, Toxicology Consultant, Emergency Medicine, Division of Medical Toxicology, University of California at San Diego
Dr. Fung is a practicing physician specialized in Medical Toxicology and Occupational & Environmental Medicine. He is a Medical Doctor with Masters of Science degree in both pharmacology and toxicology from the University of California Irvine. Dr. Fung's professional career includes serving as Medical Director of the Occupational Medicine Clinic at University of California Irvine Community Clinic and supervisory physician at the Naval Medical Clinics Command in San Diego. He is presently Chief of Toxicology and Medical Director of Occupational Medicine Department for Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group serving over 7,000 businesses in San Diego and California. He also oversees the health and safety of 15,000 healthcare providers and volunteers working for Sharp Healthcare, a not-for-profit hospital and medical organization in San Diego. Academically, he serves as a consultant toxicologist at the Medical Toxicology Fellowship, University of California at San Diego and California Poison Control System. Dr. Fung is certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine with a specialty in Occupational Medicine and a subspecialty in Medical Toxicology. He is appointed by the American Board of Medical Specialties as a member of the Medical Examiners charged to review physician credentials and to write certification examination questions on Medical Toxicology.
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