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Thomas Burbacher, Ph.D.

Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Research Affiliate, Center on Human Development and Disability
tmb@uw.edu
206-685-7674
University of Washington,
Box 357234
Seattle, WA 98195-7234

Dr. Burbacher

Dr. Thomas Burbacher, PhD is Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Washington (UW) where he teaches classes in basic Environmental and Occupational Health and Children’s Environmental Health. Dr. Burbacher is the Director of the Infant Primate Research Laboratory (IPRL), a core facility supported by the Center on Human Development and Disability (CHDD) and the Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC). He is also a Core Staff Scientist and Head of the Division of Reproductive and Developmental Sciences at the WaNPRC, Deputy Director of the UW Pacific Northwest Center for the National Children’s Study and the Head of the Developmental Toxicology Collaborative Research Area at the CHDD.

Dr. Burbacher has conducted research in the area of Developmental Neurotoxicology utilizing nonhuman primate models for several decades. His research includes landmark studies on the developmental effects of methylmercury, thimerosal and methanol at the Infant Primate Research Laboratory. He has served on several advisory panels reviewing regulations of environmental chemicals, drugs and medical devices including the Environmental Protection Agency, Food and Drug Administration and the National Academy of Sciences as well as panels for the State of Washington.


Dr. Burbacher can be contacted at iprl@u.washington.edu


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