Dr. Tamara House-Knight is a Senior Toxicologist/Risk Assessor with over 18 years specializing in human and environmental risk assessment. She became a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT) in 2016. Dr. House-Knight has been involved in assessing human health risks for redevelopment projects, brownfield sites, and household and pharmaceutical products. She has provided toxicological support following chemical exposures to client employees and health care workers and responding to hundreds of worker exposure incidents involving a wide variety of chemicals. She works with industrial and pharmaceutical clients to meet regulations in the U.S. (Toxic Substances Control Act and OSHA Hazard Communication Standard) and European Community (REACH). In addition, she has assisted with community relations/public participation following environmental releases.
Dr. House-Knight has provided toxicological support for litigation teams related to causation involving asbestos, petroleum products, VOC (benzene, trichloroethylene) and coal ash exposures. She currently serves as the GHD lead of the Americas Emerging Contaminants Technical Team. She is also a member of the Society of Toxicology and ITRC Chemicals of Emerging Concern Working Group.