Deborah Barsotti, Ph.D.
Emilcott Associates, Inc
During more than three decades of experience, Dr. Barsotti has focused on risk-based solutions for public and environmental health problems. As a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology, Dr. Barsotti promotes the use of sound science when conducting human health and ecological risk assessments for use in developing strategies and making risk management decisions. Dr. Barsotti is responsible for technical consultation and project management of applied toxicology and risk assessment
She has experience applying risk assessment tools to public health and environmental problems that result in cost-effective strategies. Dr. Barsotti has considerable experience in communicating complex issues of pathology, toxicology and risk assessment to nonscientific audiences, interacting with the regulatory community, and responding to regulatory and legal issues.
She has employed risk assessment in a broad spectrum of projects, including land acquisition and sale, state risk-based cleanups (e.g., Arizona, California, Indiana, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, New Jersey, Florida, Wisconsin, Montana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Ohio), CERCLA and RCRA remediation, indoor air problems, natural resource damage claims and litigation support and strategy including toxic tort, product liability, class action and workman’s compensation claims.
Prior to joining Emilcott and the environmental consulting sector, Dr. Barsotti held positions in academia (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science – now University of the Sciences – Assistant Professor in Toxicology and Coordinator of the Toxicology Program), government (ATSDR – Division Director of Toxicology) and private industry (Exxon Biomedical Sciences – Group Head Hydrocarbon Solvents).