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National Toxicology Program (NTP) Division


The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is home to the National Toxicology Program  , a Health & Human Services   interagency program  dedicated to testing and evaluating substances in our environment.

 

Linda S. Birnbaum, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., A.T.S.
Linda S. Birnbaum, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., A.T.S.
Director, NIEHS & NTP
Tel (919) 541-3201
Fax (919) 541-2260
birnbaumls@niehs.nih.gov
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop B2-01
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709
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John R. Bucher, Ph.D.
John R. Bucher, Ph.D.
Associate Director, National Toxicology Program
Director, National Toxicology Program Division
Tel (919) 541-4532
Fax (919) 541-4255
bucher@niehs.nih.gov
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K2-02
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709
Delivery Instructions

 

As Director of NIEHS, Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D. also serves as the Director of the NTP. John Bucher, Ph.D, serves as NTP Associate Director and Director of the NTP Division, which is housed at NIEHS. Bucher provides daily oversight and guidance to the Program.

 

The NTP is comprised of three core agencies:

 

NTP organizational chart U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission NTP Executive Committee Environmental Protection Agency Food and Drug Administration Department of Defense National Cancer Institute National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Occupational Safety and Health Administration Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry NIEHS/NTP Director Page National Center for Toxicological Research National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Board of Scientific Counselors Scientific Advisory Committee on Alternative Toxicological Methods

 

The National Toxicology Program Division oversees and carries out the activities of the NTP.

 

The Division is responsible for carrying out the goals of NTP including:

  • Providing toxicological evaluations on substances of public health concern
  • Developing and validating improved toxicology methods (more sensitive, specific, and rapid)
  • Developing approaches and generating data to strengthen the science base for risk assessments
  • Communicating results with all stakeholders
National Toxicology Program Organization Chart Division Office Deputy Division Director for Science Deputy Division Director for Policy Office of the Report on Carcinogens NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods Office of Nominations Office of Liaison, Policy and Review Office of Health Assessment and Translation Biomolecular Screening Branch Cellular & Molecular Pathology Branch NTP Laboratory Program Operations Branch Toxicology Branch

The National Toxicology Program Division is comprised of four branches and the NTP Laboratory, as well as the five offices in the Division Office.

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