Dr. Esther Haugabrooks is a toxicology manager in the North American Scientific & Regulatory Affairs division of the Coca-Cola Company. Her role is to ensure the safety of food ingredients and support innovation initiatives. Previously, Esther worked in the non-profit sector reviewing and promoting the implementation of new approach methodologies for US and international regulatory use. Esther has also worked for the Florida state government as a Health Educator Consultant and Medical Research Manager. From her professional experiences working for state government, a nonprofit organization, and now industry, Esther has cultivated and lent her unique perspectives to the development of public outreach programs, scientific presentations, publications, and various expert groups. Esther earned a PhD in Toxicology from Iowa State University, a MS in Environmental Sciences from Tuskegee University, and a BS in Biology from Oakwood University. She is an active member of the Society of Toxicology since 2013, American Society for Cellular and Computational Toxicology since 2016, and the Toxicology Forum since 2017.