Gordon W. Newell, Ph.D.
Dr. Newell received his B.A. in Chemistry
and M.S. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin.
After completing his graduate studies and a post-doctoral fellowship,
Dr. Newell joined Stanford Research Institute as Senior Biochemist.
During the next 28 years, he directed the development of one of the
first toxicology departments in the United States. Dr. Newell has held
numerous administrative research positions and has directed chemical
and environmental research programs in the toxicology of food additives,
industrial chemicals, drugs, and pesticides. He has also designed and
accredited laboratory research facilities.
Dr. Newell served as Associate Executive Director for the Board of Toxicology
and Environmental Health Hazards of the National Research Council/National
Academy of Sciences. He later was Senior Program Manager for Health
Studies at the Electric Power Research Institute.
Dr. Newell has authored more than 85 technical publications and papers,
plus several hundred client-confidential reports. He has been a speaker
and participant for numerous national and international scientific meetings,
and has served as a member and Chair of many scientific advisory and
review committees. He is a charter member of the Society of Toxicology
and was the organizing chair and first President of the Northern California
Chapter of the Society of Toxicology. He is past President of the American
College of Toxicology and the Environmental Mutagen Society, and a member
of the organizing committee for the Society for Risk Analysis. Dr. Newell
is a Fellow and former President of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences,
an honorary society with which he has been affiliated since 1981.