Dr. Pallavi McElroy is a Senior Scientist within the Global Toxicology team in Nonclinical Safety at Janssen R&D where she has been employed as a Toxicologist since 2019. She completed her PhD from the University of Colorado Denver in Toxicology in 2016, following which she worked at Charles River Laboratories in Ashland, OH, as a Study Director in Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology until 2019. In her current role, Dr. McElroy is involved in assessing the nonclinical safety of large and small molecule multi-modality drug candidates including design of in vivo toxicology studies, integrated scientific data interpretation and report generation, engagement in multi-disciplinary teams to provide scientific and technical expertise, and participation on issue-resolution teams. In addition, she is a member of the Global DART-Pediatric team at Janssen and is involved in strategy discussions for DART and juvenile tox studies for various programs. She is an active member of the Society of Toxicology, Society for Birth Defects Research and Prevention where she is part of the 2022 Program committee and the Membership committee, the Mid-Atlantic Reproduction and Teratology Association for which is serving as the Secretary, and a member of a HESI DART committee.
Dr. Pallavi McElroy is mentoring Kathy De La Torre.