Dr. Bruce Fowler is a private consultant in toxicology and risk assessment, Adjunct Professor at the Emory School of Public Health, and Presidents Professor of Biomedical Science at the University of Alaska – Fairbanks.
He holds a B.S. degree in Fisheries (Marine Biology) from the University of Washington and a Ph.D. in Pathology from the University of Oregon Medical School. He began his scientific career at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences prior to becoming Director of the University of Maryland System-wide Program in Toxicology and Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He then served as Associate Director for Science in the Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine at ATSDR.
Dr. Fowler, is an internationally recognized expert on the toxicology of metals and has served on many state, national and international committees in his areas of expertise. He is a current member of the FAO/WHO JECFA committee. Dr. Fowler has been honored as a Fellow of the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science, was a Fulbright Scholar and Swedish Medical Research Council Visiting Professor at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, and was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences. He has served on the Council of the SOT and the Board of Directors of the ATS.
Dr. Fowler is the author of over 260 research papers and book chapters and has authored or edited / co-edited 8 books or monographs on metal toxicology, molecular biomarkers and mechanisms of chemical-induced cell injury.