Anthony DeCaprio

Florida International University, USA


Anthony DeCaprio is currently a Professor of environmental health sciences at the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he teaches graduate courses in toxicology, risk assessment, and occupational/environmental health. Prior to this, he was an Associate Professor in environmental health and toxicology, a Director of the Exposure Assessment Laboratory, State University of New York, and a Research Scientist at the New York State Department of Health. He has also held positions as a Senior Scientist with several environmental consulting firms. Dr. DeCaprio’s current research interests include human exposure assessment and the development and application of exposure biomarkers in environmental and occupational health. He has been involved in exposure assessment studies for native American populations and other communities and occupational cohorts in USA. He has also published extensively on mechanisms of organic solvent neurotoxicity, protein adduct formation by reactive xenobiotics, and dioxin/PCB toxicology and exposure assessment. He received his B.S. degree in biology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his Ph.D. degree in toxicology from Albany Medical College. Dr. DeCaprio is a Member of the Society of Toxicology, the International Society of Exposure Analysis, and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. He has been a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology since 1986. He has authored over 50 technical articles and book chapters and is the Editor of a recently published book called Toxicologic Biomarkers.

Biography Updated on 6 April 2008

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