General Information Congress Committees

Congress Co-Chairs

Elaine M. Faustman, Ph.D. DABT
Institute for Risk Analysis and Risk Communication, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington

Robert Kavlock
Office of Research and Development, Environmental Protection Agency

Joanne Zurlo
Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing,
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

ACT Members

Herman Koëter, Italy (Chair)

Gilly Griffin, Canada (Co-Secretary)
Coenraad Hendriksen, Netherlands (Co-Secretary)
Thomas Hartung, USA (Financial Officer)
Elaine Faustman, USA (Member)
Ellen Fritsche, Germany (Member)

Emeritus Members

Horst Spielmann, Germany
Andrew Rowan, USA
Alan Goldberg, USA
Bert van Zutphen, Netherlands
Michael Balls, UK

Scientific Program Committee

Nathalie Alepée
Department International Recherche Securité
Kevin Crofton, PhD
Mardas Daneshian, PhD
University of Konstanz
Jeetu Eswaraka
Pre-clinical and Attending Veterinarian
Suzanne C. Fitzpatrick
Office of the Center Director
Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition
US Food and Drug Administration
Tuula Heinonen
University of Tampere
Department of Medicine
Eric Hutchinson, DVM, DACLAM
Division of Veterinary Resources, NIH
Hajime Kojima, PhD
Japanese Center for the Validation of Alternative Methods
Division of Pharmacology
National Center for Biological Safety and Research
Catherine Mahony
Procter & Gamble
Dr. Shuangqing Peng
Evaluation and Research Center for Toxicology,
Institute of Disease Control and Prevention,
Academy of Military Medical Sciences
Greg Reinhard, MBA, DVM, DACLAM
University of Pennsylvania
Kevin Sharp, DVM
Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Pamela J. Spencer, Ph.D., D.A.B.T.
Director of Regulatory and Product Stewardship
ANGUS Chemical Company
Dr. Silvya Stuchi Maria-Engler
Departamento de Análises Clínicas e
Toxicológicas (FBC) (Sao Paulo)
Raymond R Tice
Division of the National Toxicology Program
Department of Pathobiology Ontario Veterinary College
Daniel Weary, PhD
Departments of Animal Welfare Program, Applied Animal Biology, Applied Biology
University of British Columbia

Carl Westmoreland

Prof. Maurice Whelan
Systems Toxicology Unit, and the EU
Reference Lab for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EURL ECVAM)
European Commission
Catherine E Willett, PhD
The Humane Society of the United States