Dr. Anwar Dunbar
Anwar Y. Dunbar is a Regulatory Scientist within the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Pesticide Programs Human Health Effects Division, Washington, DC. His duties are those of a Hazard Assessor and Risk Assessor where his role is to identify the critical effect levels for pesticide active ingredients generated by Chemical Registrants and then predicting the potential human exposures. Dr. Dunbar further sits on numerous peer review groups within his division where he helps other scientists in his division with their hazard assessments, determining new data requirements, and the cancer potential of pesticides that show indicators of carcinogenicity. Dr. Dunbar earned his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor’s Degree in General Biology from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). He published and contributed to numerous research articles in competitive scientific journals reporting on his research from his graduate school and postdoctoral years. Dr. Dunbar is the founder of the Big Words Blog Site (www.bigwordsarepowerful.com) where he writes about education, STEM, and financial literacy-related topics.