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International Scientific Committee (ISC)

​​The IOHA Washington 2018 International Scientific Committee (ISC) plays a vital role in developing the conference’s educational program to appeal to and meet the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s global practitioners in occupational and environmental hygiene and safety (OEHS). 

Members of the IOHA 2018 ISC include:

Gurumurthy Ramachandran, PhD, CIH; Committee Chair
Johns Hopkins University (USA)

Derk Henri Brouwer, ROH, (NVvA/DOHS & SAIOH)
University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

Andrew Cutz, B.Sc., DIH, CIH, FAIHA
Health+Safety Matters & Associates (Canada)

David Goldsmith, MSPH, PhD
Georgetown University (USA)

Richard Hirsh, MPH, CIH, FAIHA
Nektar Therapeutics (USA)

Kyong Hui Lee, PhD, CIH; Incoming Chair
US Army MEDDAC-K (South Korea)

Norhazlina (Lina) Mydin, CIH, CPIH
Petronas (Malaysia) 

Vincent Perret, CIH, MSc
TOXpro SA (Switzerland)

Jhy-Charm Soo, PhD
National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) (USA)

Laurence Svirchev, CIH, MA, BSc
Svirchev OHS Management Systems (Canada)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​