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Christopher  Portier

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct or Visiting, Environmental Health

Ph.D., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 1981, Biostatistics
M.S., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 1979, Biostatistics
B.S., Nicholls State University, 1977, Mathematics

2018-present          Scientific Advisor, World Health Organization, Environment Program - Europe

2016-present          Scientific Advisor on Pesticide Policies, multiple European Non-Government Organizations

2013-2014              Senior Visiting Scientist, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France

2013-present          Senior Contributing Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund, New York City, NY

2010-2013              Director, National Center for Environment Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

2010-2013              Director, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA

2009 – 2010            Senior Advisor to the Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

2009 – 2010            Visiting Scientist, National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology (EnTox), Queensland, Australia

2006 - 2009            Associate Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

2006 - 2009            Director, Office of Risk Assessment Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

1993 – 2010            Head, Environmental Systems Biology (originally Stochastic Modeling), Laboratory of Molecular Toxicology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

2000 - 2006            Associate Director, National Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Intramural Research, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

2000 - 2006            Director, Environmental Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Intramural Research, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

2006-2007              Scientific Advisor to the Director, Public Health and the Environment Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (detail from NIEHS – four months)

1993 - 2005            Chief, Laboratory of Computational Biology and Risk Analysis (originally the Laboratory of Quantitative and Computational Biology), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Intramural Research, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

1996 - 2000            Associate Director for Risk Assessment, Environmental Toxicology Program National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Intramural Research, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

1990 - 1993            Head, Risk Methodology Section, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Biometry and Risk Assessment, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

1987, 1992, 1990    Guest Scientist, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany.

1978 - 1990            Principal Investigator, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Biometry and Risk Assessment, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

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Contact Information

Seattle , WA 98103

Phone: +41796057958

Email: christopher.j.portier@emory.edu

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Areas of Interest

  • Air Pollution
  • Biostatistics
  • Built Environment
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Climate and Health
  • Global Health
  • Risk Assessment
  • Toxicology

Education

  • BS 1977, Nicholls State University
  • MS 1979, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
  • PhD 1981, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Publications

  • No Publications listed