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Name: Alexeeff, George
Current Position: Director

Appointed acting director on February 8, 2011, George Alexeeff earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Swarthmore College in 1976 and a Ph.D. in pharmacology and toxicology from the University of California, Davis in 1982.

After receiving his degrees, Alexeeff performed combustion toxicology research for Weyerhaeuser Company in Washington from 1983 to 1985, where he enacted inhalation studies for in-house research and contract testing. He subsequently worked as a staff toxicologist for the California Department of Health Services and a toxicologist for the California Public Health Foundation. After joining OEHHA, he became chief of the air toxics unit from 1988-1990. From October 1990 through February 1998, Alexeeff was chief of the Air Toxicology and Epidemiology Section of OEHHA. He then became the deputy director for scientific affairs and held that post until being selected as the office’s acting director.

Alexeeff was certified in toxicology as a Diplomat of the American Board of Toxicology, Inc. from 1986 to 2001. He is a member of the Society of Toxicology and a charter member of the Society for Risk Analysis. He is the author of more than 50 publications on toxicology and risk assessment.


George Alexeeff Official Bio

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