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Amanda Burns, MSPH, Supervising Health Scientist

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Location: Brooklyn, NY

 

 

 

Biography

Ms. Amanda Burns is a Supervising Health Scientist and Regional Unit Manager with ten years of consulting and project management experience. Her principal areas of training and expertise include toxicology, occupational and environmental exposure assessment, dose reconstruction, and human health risk assessment. In addition to her consulting experience, Amanda has seven years of experience in molecular toxicology/biology. Her graduate work and master’s thesis focused on a class of compounds known as peroxisome proliferators that are known to induce liver tumors in rodents. Her consulting and project experience includes conducting quantitative exposure and dose assessments as well as assessing risk to communities and workers from chemicals such as benzene, asbestos, pesticides, and metals. In addition, she has significant experience conducting on-site baseline exposure assessments at oil and gas facilities. Ms. Burns has authored and/or co-authored over 25 published articles and abstracts on the topics of asbestos, benzene, nanoparticles and peroxisome proliferators.

Education

  • MSPH, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2007)
    • Minor, Public Policy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2007)
  • BS, Biology, Pennsylvania State University, (2001)

Professional Association

  • Society of Toxicology

Practice Areas

  • Computational Modeling and Statistical Services
  • Exposure Assessment and Dose Reconstruction
  • Nanotechnology
  • Regulatory Support
  • Toxicology and Ecotoxicology
   

Team

Christy Barlow
Amanda Burns
Brent Finley
Denise Hill
James Keenan
Michael Kovochich
Marisa Kreider
Amy Madl
Andy Monnot
Rachel Novick
Dennis Paustenbach
Angie Perez
Brooke Tvermoes
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Key Services

  • Hazard assessments
  • Dose-response modeling and assessments
  • Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (PB-PK) modeling
  • Toxicology study design, management and interpretation
  • Structure activity relationships
  • Causation assessments and evaluations

Literature

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·         Heather Avens

·         Amanda Burns

·         Megan Glynn

·         Matt Ground

·         Matt Le

·         Chris Ronk

·         Paul Scott

·         Ken Unice