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  • David F. Goldsmith PhD
    Adjunct Associate Professor
    Human Science Department

    Georgetown University
    9504 Crosby Road
    Silver Spring, MD 20910-

    Phone: (202) 549-1019
    Alternate: (301) 589-8825
    Fax: (301) 589-8825
    Email: dfg27@georgetown.edu
    www.OccupationalEpi.com

    Specialties
    General causation expertise; Occupational/environmental epidemiology, including Daubert experience; health hazards of silica, silicosis and cancer, pulmonary and auto-immune diseases; health effects of pesticides; asbestos; spray painting; talc and cancer risks; cryotherapy devices; diesel exhaust; railroad exposures; gynecological mesh; World Trade Center dust; fracking, firefighting and cancer, laundered textiles, drugs and birth defects.
    Degrees/Licenses
    MSPH, PhD.
    Formal Education
    BA, Sociology, Antioch College, 1972; MSPH, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, 1977; PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, 1983.
    Previous/Current Position
    Principal Epidemiologist Railroad Union Health Study, Washington DC, Faculty member, University of Manitoba, Department Community Health Sciences Winnipeg MB Canada, Georgetown University and George Washington University, School of Public Health, Visiting Epidemiologist, Veterans Administration, Washington, DC, University of SF, University of CA San Diego/Davis Schools of Medicine; Senior Scientist, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA; Special Assistant for Risk Assessment, U.S. EPA, San Francisco, CA; Epidemiologist, NIOSH, Morgantown, WV; Staff Scientist, National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC; GRA; Occupational Health Studies Group, University of North Carolina; Environmental Epidemiologist, Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, NC.
    Honors/Awards
    Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM); National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Traineeship; two Intergovernmental Personnel Awards (IPA) to EPA and to Veterans Administration (VA)
    Prof. Affil.
    Served as consultant or peer-reviewer for many health journals, for NIH, EPA and CDC study sections, CA Dept. Health Services, National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, Office of the Surgeon General, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), EPA, CDC-NIOSH; Society for Occupational and Environmental Health-Elected Board of Councilors; International Society for Environmental Epidemiology; International Epidemiology Association; Member of the Board and President-Elect Association for Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC); International Society for Exposure Science; Member of the Board-Workplace Health Without Borders (WHWB)—U.S.
    Publications
    70+ Peer reviewed publications; International Agency for Research on Cancer Monograph on the Evaluation of the Carcinogenic Risk of Chemicals to Humans--Silica and Some Silicates. Volume 42. 1986, Lyon, France, Contributing author to Science on Witness Stand, OEM Press, Beverly Farms, MA, Guidoffi TL and Rose SG, Editors, 2001; Pesticide Exposure and Pesticide Health Effects, Oxford University Press Online Bibliographies, 2014
    Prior Expert
    25+ years of consulting on cases; California, Texas, Ohio, Oregon, Nevada, Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, Delaware, New Jersey, Washington DC, Maryland, Louisiana and New York on silica, asbestos, construction, other hazardous exposures. Depositions, Daubert/Proposition 65 hearings, trial appearances for plaintiff and defense; Consultant to OSHA and NIOSH on the new silica dust standard. Experience in Japan, Uzbekistan, France, Italy and Israel on medical-legal policies.
  • Michael L. Fischman MD
    President
    Fischman Occupational & Environmental Medical Group

    1270 Arroyo Way
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596-

    Phone: (925) 283-2366
    Fax: (925) 282-3358
    Email: michael.fischman@fischmanmed.com
    http://www.fischmanmed.com/

    Specialties
    Industrial toxicology; Environmental toxicology; Occupational & environmental medicine; Occupational/environmental cancer; Occupational lung disease; Indoor air quality/building-related illness; Heavy metal toxicity; Neurotoxicity; Pesticides; Mold health effects; Benzene.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BA, MPH, MD.
    Formal Education
    BA, Bio-Medical Sciences, University of Michigan, 1976; MD, University of Michigan, 1979; Masters in Public Health, Environmental Health Sciences, University of CA, Berkeley, 1982.
    Reg/Lic
    Diplomate, American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational Medicine; Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine.
    Previous/Current Position
    Consultant in Occupational & Environmental Medicine and Toxicology; Corporate Medical Director; Former Resident in Occupational Medicine and in Internal Medicine.
    Honors/Awards
    Graduated with distinction and Alpha Omega Alpha honorary medical society member, University of Michigan Medical School.
    Prof. Affil.
    Clinical Professor & Assistant Chief, Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Board of Directors, American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine (2009-2015); American Academy of Clinical Toxicology.
    Publications
    12; "Chemical Hazards of the Workplace," 3rd ed., Van Nostrand Reinhold: New York, 1991; "Occupational Cancer" in Current Occupational and Environmental Medicine, ed.: J. LaDou and R. Harrison, McGraw-Hill, 5th ed., (2014).
    Prior Expert
    Retained expert in over 100 cases, including toxic tort, product liability and commercial litigation involving chemical, physical, and biological hazards.

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