Jim has over 30 years’ experience as an active member of the environmental health and safety profession, including more than 17 years with EH&E as a key member of their leadership team. Jim’s work concentrates on reconstructing complex or novel exposure events, extracting meaningful data from those reconstructions, then helping his clients make informed decisions based on that data. He utilizes and teaches Bayesian Decision Analysis and Censored Data Analysis, and is frequently called upon to perform publication review and testing of occupational exposure models.

The author of numerous professional articles in the areas of industrial hygiene, safety, risk assessment, semiconductor industry health and safety, and management of environmental health and safety programs, Jim currently holds an appointment as Visiting Scientist in Occupational Hygiene at the Harvard School of Public Health in the department of “Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk” and as a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies at Brandeis University. He previously served as Director of Environmental Health and Safety for Harvard University, a Compliance Officer for OSHA, and Plant/Division/Corporate EH&S Directors for a Fortune 44 and a Fortune 200 manufacturing companies. He has served on two National Academy of Science Committees as an environmental health and safety expert.

  • Ph.D. Public Health, University of Massachusetts
  • M.A.T. Chemistry, University of Massachusetts
  • B.S. Public Health, University of Massachusetts
Professional Affiliation
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association
  • American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
  • Academy of Industrial Hygiene
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Public Health Association
  • American Society of Safety Engineers
  • International Dose Response Society
Professional Registration
  • American Board of Industrial Hygiene, Certified in Comprehensive Practice
  • Board of Certified Safety Professionals, Certified in Comprehensive Practice

Awarded the “Academic Faculty Teaching Award for 2014” by the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency Program at the Harvard School of Public Health

Scientific Reviewer for:

  • Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology
  • Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Member, Board of Directors, American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, 2012-2014
  • Member, Board of Directors, Journal of Environmental and Occupational Hygiene, 2014-2015
  • AIHA Committee on Exposure Assessment Strategies Committee, Chairman, 2014-2015; Member, 2006-present
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