ICCVAM Advisory Committee

The ICCVAM Authorization Act established the Scientific Advisory Committee on Alternative Toxicological Methods (SACATM). SACATM advises the Director of NIEHS, NICEATM, and ICCVAM about NICEATM and ICCVAM activities.

SACATM, which is directed by its charter to meet at least once each fiscal year, met in September 2020 and September 2021.

Roster of SACATM Members 2020-2021

Name Title Company Appointment End Year
Antonio Baines, Ph.D. (ad hoc 2021) Associate Professor, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC N/A
Szczepan W. Baran, V.M.D., M.S. Head of Emerging Technologies Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA 2024
Ellen Berg, Ph.D. (ad hoc 2021) Chief Scientific Officer, Translational Biology Eurofins Discovery, Burlingame, CA N/A
Michael B. Bolger, Ph.D. Chief Scientist Simulations Plus, Inc., Lancaster, CA 2020
Joseph L. Charest, Ph.D. Biomedical Solutions Program Manager The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc., Cambridge, MA 2022
Amy Clippinger, Ph.D. Director PETA Science Consortium International e.V., Washington, DC 2022
Kelly P. Coleman, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., RAC Distinguished Scientist and Technical Fellow Medtronic PLC, Minneapolis, MN 2020
K. Nadira De Abrew, Ph.D. (Chair) Senior Scientist (Toxicologist) The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH 2022
Denis Fourches, Ph.D. Computational Chemist Oerth Bio, Raleigh, NC 2023
Sean C. Gehen, Ph.D., D.A.B.T. Regulatory Sciences Team Leader Corteva Agriscience, Indianapolis, IN 2022
Sue Leary, M.S. President Alternatives Research and Development Foundation, Jenkintown, PA 2024
Adrian Nañez, Ph.D. (ad hoc 2021) Senior Medical Science Liaison – Oncology (Heme) Takeda, San Antonio, TX N/A
Priyanka Sura, D.V.M., M.S., D.A.B.T. Director Regulatory and Product Stewardship, Trade Compliance Manager ANGUS Chemical Company, Buffalo Grove, IL 2024
Tamara Tal, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Group Leader Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany 2023
Misti Ushio, Ph.D. Chief Executive Officer TARA Biosystems, Inc., New York, NY 2024
ClarLynda Williams-Devane, Ph.D. Director, State Center for Health Statistics North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Raleigh, NC 2020