Coleman Scientific Consulting

CSC Past Performance Capabilities

CSC products (procurement type, client) include:

  • • Strategy papers on data supporting risk assessment for adverse effects associated with non-anthracis Bacillus spores in paper products (sole source, Ashland Incorporated)
  • • Review and analysis of data supporting determination of exposure standards for human pneumonic tularemia caused by Francisella tularensis for the Department of Defense (sole source, U.S. Army Public Health Command)
  • • Review and analysis of time- and dose-dependency for data on inhalation anthrax in rabbits and application to human health risk assessment for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Homeland Security Research Center (subcontract, Battelle)
  • • Contributions to National Academy of Science committee reports advising the National Institutes of Health on risk assessments for the Boston University biosafety level 3/4 NEIDL (pro bono, National Academy of Science Board on Life Sciences)
  • • Peer reviews and book reviews (pro bono; Risk Analysis and CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources)
  • • Peer reviews for web-based tools for assessing microbial and chemical risk prepared by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Homeland Security Research Center and the Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (subcontracts, VERSAR Incorporated)
  • • Environmental Impact Statement for Fort Detrick laboratories (subcontract, BSA Environmental Services, Inccorporated)

In addition, affiliates of CSC have contributed related analyses (analyst, client):

• Peer review for scientific and technical journals related to risk (CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition, Natural Resources; Journal of Association of Official Analytical Chemists; Journal of Food Protection; Journal of Food Science; Quantitative Microbiology; Risk Analysis; Journal of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy; Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry; Environmental Science and Technology)

• Scenario design, review, and evaluation of table top exercises (Coleman and Donahue, DHS National Exercise Division and Office of Health Affairs)

• Peer review of microbial risk guidance (Coleman, EPA Office of Water and USDA through ICF International and Research Triangle Institute)

• Compendium of microbial risk assessments and site-specific methodology for assessing risks of biothreat releases (Coleman, EPA NHSRC through SRC Incorporated)

• Expert review of Canadian Food Inspection Agency risk analysis methods (Donahue, Council of Canadian Academies)

• Lead technical reviewer for Vibrio parahaemolyticus risk assessment model (Donahue, FDA)

• Review of Listeria monocytogenes risk assessment (Marks and Coleman, FDA)

• Lead statistics reviewer for best practices in microbiological methods best practices (Donahue, AOAC International)

• Design of experiments and analysis (Donahue, Twin Rivers Paper Company)