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Much of the work carried out by DTT is in support of the National Toxicology Program (NTP), an interagency partnership of the Food and Drug Administration, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and NIEHS.

Translational Toxicology Division

The NIEHS Division of Translational Toxicology (DTT) Office of the Scientific Director provides scientific leadership and operational support for DTT. As a team-based scientific organization, DTT seeks to improve public health through the development of data and knowledge that are translatable, predictive, and timely. Offices supporting the Scientific Director:

  • Coordinate acquisition and allocation of fiscal, contracted and administrative resource to operational units of the Division.
  • Foster a productive environment for research, testing, and analysis activities.
  • Promote interactions and coordination among DTT and NIEHS staff.
  • Promote activities intended to increase interactions among DTT scientific staff including seminars, monthly science forum, and other programs.
  • Serve as focal point for the DTT Training Fellowship Program.
  • Serve as liaison with NIH, other federal agencies, and stakeholders regarding DTT activities.

Much of the work carried out by DTT is in support of the National Toxicology Program (NTP), an interagency partnership of the Food and Drug Administration’s National Center for Toxicological Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). DTT activities supporting NTP include toxicology testing, laboratory research, and literature-based assessments. It also includes oversight of NTP communications, databases, website, advisory groups, and the peer review of draft NTP products.

Scientific Director

The Scientific Director provides policy, organizational, and scientific leadership for DTT as well as planning, managing, and coordinating its internal and external activities. The Scientific Director ensures that the resources provided to the Division in support of the NTP and NIEHS missions are used to bolster a strategic and impactful portfolio of scientific effort. OSD scientists contribute to NTP report and monograph series and publish findings in the NIEHS report series and peer-reviewed scientific literature. Staff publications can be viewed on the webpage.

Robert C. Sills, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Robert C. Sills, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Acting Scientific Director, Division of Translational Toxicology
Tel 984-287-3839
[email protected]
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop B3-06
Durham, NC 27709

Deputies

Michelle J. Hooth, Ph.D., D.A.B.T.
Michelle J. Hooth, Ph.D., D.A.B.T.
Deputy Director for Program Operations, Division of Translational Toxicology;
Director, Office of Program Operations
Tel 984-287-3140
Fax 919-541-4255
[email protected]
Mary S. Wolfe, M.S., Ph.D.
Mary S. Wolfe, M.S., Ph.D.
Deputy Director for Policy and Communication, Division of Translational Toxicology;
Director, Office of Policy, Review, and Outreach;
Acting Director, Office of Workforce Development and Operations
Tel 984-287-3209
Fax 301-451-5759
[email protected]

Special Advisors

Warren Casey, Ph.D., D.A.B.T.
Warren Casey, Ph.D., D.A.B.T.
Special Advisor to the Scientific Director, Division of Translational Toxicology
Tel 984-287-3118
[email protected]
Mark F. Miller, Ph.D., M.S., MBA
Mark F. Miller, Ph.D., M.S., MBA
Director of Scientific Research Management, Division of Translational Toxicology
Tel 984-287-3802
[email protected]
Charles P. Schmitt, Ph.D.
Charles P. Schmitt, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Data Science;
Special Advisor to the Scientific Director, Division of Translational Toxicology
Tel 984-287-3181
[email protected]

Support Staff

Anna Lee S. Mosley
Anna Lee S. Mosley
Contractor - Operations Coordinator
Tel 984-287-3164
Fax 301-480-2862
[email protected]