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Weihsueh Chiu

Weihsueh Chiu, Ph.D
Professor, Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, United States

Weihsueh A. Chiu, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences at Texas A&M University. He also has a Research Fellow appointment at the Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy at the Bush School of Government and Public Service. Before joining the university in 2015, he worked at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for more than 14 years, most recently as branch chief in the Office or Research and Development. His research in human health risk assessment includes toxicokinetics, physiologically-based pharmacokinetic modeling, dose-response assessment, characterizing uncertainty and variability, systematic review, and meta-analysis, with particular interest in Bayesian and probabilistic methods. He is author/co-author of over 80 peer-reviewed journal publications, many governmental and international agency reports, and several book chapters. Dr. Chiu has participated or chaired expert review panels for multiple government agencies, including the National Toxicology Program, the California EPA, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.  He has also served on numerous national and international committees and workgroups for Health Canada, the World Health Organization International Agency for Research on Cancer, International Program on Chemical Safety, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, and the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.  Dr. Chiu received an AB in Physics from Harvard University, a MA and PhD in Physics from Princeton University, and a Certificate in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.