Dr Herman Gibb
President, Sciences International Inc., Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Dr Herman Gibb is President of Sciences International (Sciences), a health risk assessment company located in Alexandria, VA, the United States of America (USA). Dr Gibb has a Ph.D in epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins University and an M.P.H. in environmental health from the University of Pittsburgh and has over 30 years of experience in health and environmental sciences.
Before joining Sciences in January 2004, Dr Gibb held positions as the Associate Director for Health and as the Assistant Center Director at the National Center for Environmental Assessment of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. As the Associate Director for Health, Dr Gibb was responsible for EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), an online system of EPA’s risk assessments. He was the Project Officer for EPA’s cooperative agreements with the World Health Organization. He was the recipient of the EPA’s Scientific and Technological Achievement Award for his study of lung cancer mortality and clinical irritation among chromate production workers and the recipient of the EPA’s Gold Medal for Exceptional Service for his work on the drinking water standard for arsenic. Dr Gibb was a member of White House Interagency Committees on Mercury and on Risk Assessment. He was the lead author of EPA’s Mercury Research Strategy. He is a member of the Presidential Advisory Board on Science, Engineering, and Health at the Ana G. Mendez University System in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the Advisory Committee of the United States Transuranium and Uranium Registry, and the International Tissue and Tumor Repository for Chronic Arsenosis Advisory Board at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. He is an Adjunct Professor at the George Washington University School of Public Health.