Dr. John M. Frazier, a member of the scientific and professional cadre of senior executives, is a senior scientist in quantitative toxicology, Human Effectiveness Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He is responsible for guiding the in-house toxicology research activities of the Air Force, with special expertise in risk assessment, mechanisms of toxicity, computer modeling of toxicokinetics, and in vitro toxicity testing. His duties include an active research program in predictive toxicology supported by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. In addition, he is responsible for identifying research gaps and advancements in the field to effectively use available resources to further the Air Force's leading role in toxicological research. He advises the director and the chief scientist on all aspects of toxicology and provides expert technical consultation to other Department of Defense laboratories, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, universities and industry.
Frazier was a faculty member at Johns Hopkins University's Division of Toxicology in the Department of Health Sciences from 1973 to 1994. He also served for nine years as associate director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, and on numerous boards and panels in government and academia. He is the author of more than 60 papers and 18 chapters, has edited six books or monographs, and has organized 20 national and international workshops and conferences. In 1994 Frazier left Johns Hopkins University and accepted a position as principal scientist for ManTech Environmental Technology Inc. at the Tri-Service Toxicology Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
Frazier is an associate professor with the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Wright State University's School of Medicine, and is an adjunct professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Miami University. He also serves as the Air Force's liaison to the National Research Council Committee on Toxicology, the Federal Interagency Coordinating Committee for the Validation of Alternative Methods, and the NATO Technical Research Organization Workgroup 09 - Operational Toxicology.
1966 Bachelor of science degree in physics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
1971 Doctor of philosophy in physics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
1. 1973 - 1980, assistant professor, Division of Toxicology, Department of Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
2. 1980 - 1994, associate professor, Division of Toxicology, Department of Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
3. 1982 - 1989, research scientist, Chesapeake Bay Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. (Summer 1983, visiting research scientist, Duke University Marine Laboratory, Boufort, N.C.)
4. 1985 - 1994, associate director, Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, Baltimore, Md.
5. 1994 - 1995, principal scientist, ManTech Environmental Technology Inc., Tri-Service Toxicology Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
6. 1994 - present, associate professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
7. 1995 - 1997, senior scientist, Quantitative Toxicology, Armstrong Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
8. 1997 - present, senior scientist, Quantitative Toxicology, Human Effectiveness Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Society of Toxicology
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Society for Risk Analysis
Phi Beta Kappa