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Michael Dourson, PhD, DABT, FATS, FSRA

Professor of Environmental Health, Risk Science Center

Education/Credentials
  • Ph.D. Toxicology: University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
  • B.A.: Wittenberg University
Research Interests

My career to date has consisted of developing new methods for assessing potential human risk based on theoretical research, and creating risk assessment positions based on literature review and integration for hundreds of individual chemicals or mixtures....

Contact Information
  • Risk Science Center (formerly TERA Center)
  • 160 Panzeca Way,
  • Cincinnati, , Ohio 45267-0056
  • Office 513 558 7949
  • Fax 513 558 7199
  • Email michael.dourson@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

Over 150 Publications (recent ones selected) . _____Michael L. Dourson, Jeri Higginbotham, Jeff Crum, Heather Burleigh-Flayer, Patricia Nance, Norman D. Forsberg, Mark Lafranconi, John Reichard. 2017. Update: Mode of action (MOA) for liver tumors induced by oral exposure to 1,4-dioxane. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 88:45-55. _____Richard A. Becker, Vicki Dellarco, Jennifer Seed, Joel M. Kronenberg, Bette Meek, Jennifer Foreman, Christine Palermo, Chris Kirman, Igor Linkov, Rita Schoeny, Michael Dourson, Lynn H. Pottenger, and Mary K. Manibusan. 2017. Quantitative weight of evidence to assess confidence in potential modes of action. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, 86:205–220. _____Michael Dourson and Raymond G York. 2016. Advances in Assessing Ingredient Safety. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. 79:S112-S118. _____Michael Dourson, Bernard Gadagbui, Rod Thompson, Edward Pfau, and John Lowe. 2016. Managing Risks of Noncancer Health Effects at Hazardous Waste Sites: A Case Study Using the Reference Concentration (RfC) of Trichloroethylene (TCE). Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. 80:125-133._____ Ted W. Simon, Yiliang Zhu, Michael L. Dourson, Nancy B. Beck. 2016. Bayesian methods for uncertainty factor application for derivation of reference values. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 80:9-24._____ Dourson, Michael, Chinkin, Lyle, MacIntosh, D.L., Finn, Jennifer, Brown, Kathleen, Reid, Stephen, Martinez, Jeanelle. 2016. A Case Study of Potential Human Health Impacts from Petroleum Coke Transfer Facilities. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association May. DOI: 10.1080/10962247.2016.1180328._____ Nancy B. Beck, Richard A. Becker, Neeraja Erraguntla, William H. Farland, Roberta L. Grant, George Gray, Christopher Kirman, Judy S. LaKind, R. Jeffrey Lewis, Patricia Nance, Lynn H. Pottenger, Susan L. Santos, Stephanie Shirley, Ted Simon, Michael L. Dourson. 2016. Approaches for describing and communicating overall uncertainty in toxicity character , ,

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Department of Environmental & Public Health Sciences
Kettering Lab Building
160 Panzeca Way
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0056
Mail Location: 0056

Phone: 513-558-5701