RSI is pleased to announce that Kannan Krishnan has recently accepted the position of Senior Vice President, Chemical Risk Assessment, effective July 1, 2016.
Kannan will be responsible for conducting chemical risk assessment for our public and private sector clients. Such assessments may include the application of diverse methods and approaches in toxicological risk assessment, such as the application of physiologically-based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) models. He will also be responsible for the supervision of RSI staff working on chemical risk assessments. Kannan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology, Fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences and fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.
Prior to joining RSI, Kannan was at the University of Montreal for over 24 years, where he held appointments as Professor and Director (Occupational and Environmental Health) and Vice-Dean of Research (School of Public Health). He has contributed to over 200 scientific publications on toxicokinetics, PBPK modeling, biomonitoring and risk assessment methodology (including work on chemical mixtures, QSARs, occupational exposure levels, exposure source allocation factors, and human kinetic adjustment factors).