Cemil ‘Jim’ Alyanak

March 15, 2020
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Now serving as RSI’s Vice-President Communications and Strategic Initiatives, for years Cemil has provided organizations with guidance designed to transmit mission-critical messages. An anti-tobacco campaign is not about promoting a strategy, it’s about saving lives. Get the message wrong and people die. That type of commitment to results is what Cemil brings to Risk Sciences International.

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Martin LeBlanc

December 9, 2019
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Mr. Martin LeBlanc is responsible for growing RSI’s book of business, supporting all activities to this end. His line is always open to assist clients old and new. He strives to understand and provide a client’s unique need on a project, having done so for many government and private clients across the health, nuclear, power generation, aerospace, manufacturing, transportation and national defence sectors.

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Margaret Wilson

December 19, 2016
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Margaret Wilson’s current focus is in risk analysis built on a broad background in the biological sciences, including graduate-level study in developmental biology, neurophysiology and microbiology.

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Natalia (Natasha) Shilnikova

December 19, 2016
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At RSI, Dr. Natalia (Natasha) Shilnikova has been working on projects involving toxicology, epidemiology and human health risk assessment, such as development of toxicity profiles for several chemicals on Health Canada’s Domestic Substances List (DSL); a systematic review of potential cancer and reproductive risks of artificial sweeteners for the International…

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Nataliya Karyakina

December 19, 2016
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Dr. Nataliya Karyakina has solid knowledge and extensive experience in hazard identification and human health risk assessments of toxic chemicals present in air, water, food and consumer products. Her research focuses on multidisciplinary studies of potential adverse health effects.

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C. Calvin Willhite

October 6, 2016
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He serves on the editorial boards of Toxicology & Applied Pharmacology, the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health and Toxicology. Dr. Willhite has published primarily in developmental toxicology and quantitative structure-activity relationships. Dr. Willhite has been a member of the National Academy’s Committee on Toxicology, the U.S. EPA’s National Advisory Committee, the NTP’s SACATM, ILSI’s Structure-Activity Database Project, the National Research Council’s Submarine Air Quality and Acute Exposure Guidelines Subcommittees, the NSF Health Advisory Board, the ACGIH Committee on Threshold Limit Values, the IARC Cancer Chemoprevention Panel, and the Cal/OSHA’s Lead in Construction PEL Committee.

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Syed A. Sattar

October 6, 2016
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Syed A. Sattar is Founding Director of the Centre for Research on Environmental Microbiology (CREM), and also Professor Emeritus of Microbiology at the University of Ottawa. He regularly provides scientific and technical input to regulatory agencies, international organizations, as well as the private sector. He is a registered member of the Canadian College of Microbiologists and a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, and was also recently appointed Senior Scientific Advisor to Health Science North (Sudbury, ON, Canada).

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Leonard Ritter

October 6, 2016
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Professor Len Ritter is currently Professor Emeritus of Toxicology in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Guelph. Len has served on various expert panels and boards including the International Centre on Pesticide Safety, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the National Cancer Institute of Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society, the US National Cancer Institute, and the World Health Organization Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives. Len advises government departments and agencies, and various industries, in Canada and abroad on issues related to pesticides, risks from exposure to toxic chemicals, and human health risk assessment.

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William Leiss

October 6, 2016
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William Leiss is a Fellow and Past-President (1999-2001) of the Royal Society of Canada, and an Officer in the Order of Canada. From 1999 to 2005, he held the NSERC/SSHRC Research Chair in Risk Communication and Public Policy in the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary.

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Sam Kacew

October 6, 2016
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Sam Kacew is a Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Ottawa, and Associate Director of Toxicology of the Institute for Population Health at the University of Ottawa.

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