Dr. Allan Ader is co-founder and Principal Toxicologist for SafeBridge Consultants, Inc., the premier resource for high level risk assessment, safety, health and environmental support to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry, located in Mountain View, CA. Dr. Ader has extensive experience in:
Developing Occupational Exposure Limits and assessing compounds for toxicity and potency for compound categorization / banding and recommending handling practices and controls based on the toxicity/potency characteristics;
Assisting companies in testing of chemicals for their toxic effects and interpreting data from these tests,
Performing health-based risk assessments including evaluating toxicological and exposure information to determine potential health effects of chemicals, and
Responding to crises caused by occupational health illnesses from chemicals by assessing and evaluating risks and communicating them to employees and management.
Dr. Ader has over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and chemical industry including working for Syntex, Inc. in Palo Alto, CA and Olin Corporation, New Haven, CT. He received a Ph.D. in Industrial Health (Toxicology) from the University of Michigan and an M.S. in Industrial Hygiene from Temple University. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology.