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EPA's actions on ETS risk assessment
PRELIMINARY MATERIAL ONLY
1990 Oct 4: The EPA convened a Science Advisory Board (SAB) of independent experts to review two draft documents dealing with their health assessment of exposure to ETS (classifying it as a Class A Carcinogen) and workplace guidelines. The EPA made no public announcements of the Board's membership, but made the names available in response to inquiries.
The composition of the SAB was:
|New York Uni.||He was never embroiled in tobacco grants, but he was paid as a member of the CIAR advisory board at the rate of $800 per day (approx 4 days per year)|
|Jan AJ Stolwijk |
| Yale Uni.|
|Neal L Benowitz |
| Uni. of California, San Francisco||Nicotine expert. Became anti-smoking in late 1990s|
|William J Blot |
| National Cancer Institute||Kept hidden an association with industry researcher Wu-Williams|
|David Burns |
| Uni. of California, San Diego||Anti-smoking activist (originally excluded from SAB)|
|Joan Daisey |
|Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory||Unknown. Why chosen?|
|Delbert Eatough |
|Brigham Young Uni.||He and his partner [brother Norman] both had long-associations with the tobacco industry via Hart Scientific (studies on aircraft air). Had $305,000 CIAR grant at the same time.|
|S Kath Hammond |
|Uni. of Massachusetts||Risk assessment expert.|
|Geoffrey Kabat |
|American Health Foundation||The AHF was anti-smoking, but relied on tobacco money to finance its research.|
|Victor G Laties |
|Uni. of Rochester|
|Michael Lebowitz |
|Epidemiologist, Respiratory Science, Uni. of Arizona||Coorganiser with Rylander of 1984 Geneva conference, and 1989 Florida conference.|
|Howard Rockette |
|Uni. of Pittsburgh|
|Jonathan M Samet |
|Uni. of New Mexico||Vocal anti-smoking and critic of companies.|
|Scott T Weiss |
|Jerome J Wesolowski |
|Cal. Dept. of Health||General pollution expert|
|James E Woods, Jr. |
|Virginia Polytech Institute/State Uni.||He had a $1.2m grant application current with the CIAR.|