Dr. Kelman has more than 30 years experience in toxicology and has served as a consultant and expert in numerous investigations across North America, South Korea, and the United Kingdom. He has evaluated numerous claims of personal injury and health impacts from many chemicals and drugs, and has presented a variety of health risk concepts to policy makers, government regulators, citizen groups, and individuals. Dr. Kelman also regularly interprets standard and non-standard tests for drugs of abuse including ethanol, opioids, methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana.
Dr. Kelman holds a PhD from the University of Illinois and has been certified in toxicology by the American Board of Toxicology since 1980. He is also certified in toxicology by the Academy of Toxicological Sciences. Dr. Kelman is a Registered Toxicologist with both the United Kingdom and EUROTOX registries. His research has focused on components of health risk models including mechanistic studies aimed at quantifying exposure of critical organ systems, and includes more than 100 scientific publications. His current laboratory research is focused on health effects of nanoparticles.
Dr. Kelman has experience with both chemical and physical agents (including asbestos, pesticides, solvents, vapors, metals, microbial agents, and electric and magnetic fields), exposure scenarios (including environmental, occupational, residential, and clinical), and routes of exposure (including inhalation, oral, and percutaneous). He has conducted health-effects evaluations of a variety of contaminated environmental sites and has experience with numerous air and water quality issues.
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