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Name: Johnson, Stephen
Current Position: Former Administrator
Stephen Johnson was born in Washington D.C. in 1951. He attended Taylor University, where he earned his B.A. in biology, and then received his master’s degree in pathology from George Washington University. Johnson worked in laboratories and bio-technology companies before working in government. He was the Director of Operations at Covance, formerly Hazelton Laboratories. Covance provides drug development and animal testing services. It is the single largest importer of primates into the U.S. and is the world’s largest breeder of laboratory dogs. The company has been at the center of numerous allegations of primate abuses in Germany and the U.S. 
A 27-year veteran of the EPA, Jackson held several senior-level positions before becoming administrator, including Acting Administrator, Deputy Administrator, Acting Deputy Administrator, and Assistant Administrator of EPA’s Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances.
Covance (Wikipedia)
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