Coleman Scientific Consulting

Presentations

Peg speaks on a broad range of topics related to risks and benefits of living with the bacteria all around us. Presentations are listed below under four topics.

Principles and Practices

Agent-specific Risk

Preparedness

Decision Science


Principles and Practice of Microbial and Chemical Risk Assessment

2015. SRA, Arlington, VA, invited symposium on “The influence of the microbiota on innate immunity and microbial dose-response relationships”

2015. Wise Traditions, Anaheim, CA, invited lecture on “Risk beyond numbers of foodborne illnesses: Understanding data, gaps, and assumptions”

2014. SRA, Denver, CO, presentation on “Exploring disagreements regarding health risks of raw and pasteurized human and bovine milk”

2013. SRA, Baltimore, MD, presentation on “Modeling rabbit responses to acute and multiple aerosol exposures of Bacillus anthracis spores”

July, 2012. EPA, Washington, DC, presented a brief on data analysis plan for time- and dose-dependent inhalation anthrax in rabbits

December, 2011. Society for Risk Analysis Meeting, Charleston, SC, organizer and convener of symposium on dose response for biothreats and workshop on advancing mechanisms of mucosal interactions to inform microbial dose-response assessment

March, 2011. Armed Forces Public Health Conference, Hampton, VA, invited presentation on “Foodborne and waterborne pathogens: Travelers’ diarrhea”

December, 2010. Society for Risk Analysis Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, invited presentation in symposium series on engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) in foods entitled “Problem formulation for microbes and engineered nanomaterials in gastrointestinal ecosystems”

December, 2009. Society for Risk Analysis Meeting, Baltimore, MD, organizer and convener of symposium series on “Advancing mechanistic knowledge on microbial risk in respiratory and gastrointestinal systems”

December, 2009. Interagency Risk Assessment Consortium conference, Baltimore, MD, invited presentation on “Mechanisms from mice to men”

April, 2009. EPA/CDC workshop on state-of-the-science for dose-response relationships in microbial risk assessment, Atlanta, GA, presentation on “Accounting for uncertainty and variability with mechanistic knowledge in dose-response assessment”

June, 2008. American Society for Microbiology Meeting, Boston, MA, presentation on “Integration of Benchmark Dose and Physiologically-Based BioKinetic (PBBK) modeling to derive Human Hazard Predictors for biothreat agents”

April, 2008. SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry guest lecture, “Hazard characterization for microbial risk assessment”

March, 2008. Joint EPA DHS conference, Bethesda, MD, presentation on “Primate Physiologically Based BioKinetic/BioDynamic (PBBK/BD) modeling to derive health hazard predictors for biothreat agents”

January, 2008. SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry guest lecture, “Food safety risk assessment”

December, 2007. Society for Risk Analysis Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, presentation on “Health Hazard Predictor (HHP) approach for microbial risk assessment”

December, 2007. Syracuse University Sonia Kovalevsky Festival lecture, “Perspective on microbial risks”

April, 2007. Toxicology and Risk Assessment Conference, West Chester, Ohio, presentation on “Microbial Risk Assessment Center of Excellence (M-RACE) at Syracuse Research Corporation”

October, 2006. Upstate NY Society for Risk Analysis, Albany, NY, presentation on “Thresholds: Why we’re not dead yet”

December, 2005. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, presentation on “Dose-Response approaches for host-pathogen interactions”

March, 2005. Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, poster presentation on “Development of a microbial risk assessment methods compendium and assessment of secondary data utility”

December, 2004. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, presentations on “Next generation of PBPK models: Physiology of inhalation exposures for anthrax spores” and “Teaching microbial risk assessment”

November, 2004. EPA Microbial Risk Assessment Workshop, Cincinnati, OH, “Mechanistic view of bodies of evidence: What can be learned from non-linearities and inconsistencies?”

October, 2004. 2004 Syracuse Symposium, Syracuse, NY, poster presentation on “Development of a Microbial Risk Assessment Center of Excellence (M-RACE) at SRC”

August, 2004. Risk Assessment Consortium public meeting on data utility, College Park, MD, presentation on “Data utility : Improvements by targeting study design and sampling plans”

June, 2003. 4th International Predictive Modeling Conference, Quimper, France, “Accounting for inherent variability of growth in microbial risk assessment”

April, 2003. Toxicology and Risk Assessment Conference, Fairborne, OH, invited presentation on “Strain variability in microbial risk assessment”

June, 2001. George Washington University Risk Center lecture, “Describing host variability in dose-response modeling”

May, 2001. Invited Presentation at American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, “Does epidemiology inform risk assessment?”

June, 1998. Second International Food Safety & HACCP Conference, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Invited lecture on “Qualitative and quantitative risk assessment”

December, 1997. Society for Risk Analysis, Washington, DC. “Data-Based dose-response modeling for Salmonella” and “Transforming nitrite regulation in bacon into a HACCP system”

July, 1997. International Association of Milk, Food and Environmental Sanitarians (IAMFES), Orlando, FL. Invited lectures on “Risk assessment/risk management: Clarifying the relationships”; “Topics in dose-response modeling”; and “Estimating distributions of numbers of organisms in food products”

August, 1997. World Congress on Food Hygiene, The Hague, The Netherlands. Invited lecture on “Exposure and dose-response modeling for microbial risk assessment”

December, 1996. Society for Risk Analysis national meeting session, New Orleans, LA. “Topics in microbial risk assessment”

November, 1996. U.S./Japan Conference on Cholera and Diarrheal Diseases, Nagasaki, Japan. Invited lecture on “Microbial risk assessment”


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Agent-specific Risk

March, 2012. USAMRIID, Frederick, MD, workshop facilitator for data qualification to support exposure guidelines for tularemia

July, 2011. EPA workshop, Cincinnati, OH, invited expert for review and design of low-dose B. anthracis inhalation exposures

March, 2008. Society for Toxicology Meeting, Baltimore, MD, presentation on “PBBK/BD model of Francisella tularensis in Rhesus monkeys”

December, 2006. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, presentation on “Sensitivity analysis for anthrax dispersion models”

May, 2006. American Society for Microbiology Meeting, Orlando, FL, presentation on “Mechanistic modeling for cryptosporidiosis”

February, 2006. American Society for Microbiology Biodefense Meeting, Washington DC, presentation on “Innate resistance and risk of Bacillus anthracis septicemia”

December, 2003. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, presentation on “Campylobacter risk profile”

December, 2002. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, “Intricacies of modeling growth of Salmonella Enteritidis in shell eggs”; “Dose-Response Demo: Depicting uncertainty”

July, 2002. First International Conference on Microbial Risk Assessment, College Park, Maryland, “Intricacies of growth of Salmonella Enteritidis in shell eggs”

December, 2001. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, “Extrapolating predictive microbiology growth models to risk assessment for E. coli O157:H7"

December, 2000. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA, “Mechanistic modeling for salmonellosis”; Invited paper on “Fostering advances in microbial dose-response modeling”; “Campylobacter, Salmonella, Listeria, and the spoilage flora: Who wins the battle?”; “Alternative approaches for surrogate dose-response models for Escherichia coli O157:H7"

September, 2000. Third International Conference on Predictive Microbiology in Foods, Leuven, Belgium, “Campylobacter, Salmonella, Listeria, and the spoilage flora: Who wins the battle?”

December, 1999. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, “Surrogate dose-response assessment for E. coli O157:H7”

November, 1999. American Public Health Association, Chicago, IL, Invited papers on “Lead in baby food” and “Risk communication informed by risk assessment for E. coli O157:H7”

August, 1999. International Association of Milk, Food and Environmental Sanitarians (IAMFES) Annual Meeting, Dearborn, Michigan, Invited lecture on “Dose-Response assessment for E. coli O157:H7"

December, 1998. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, “Applications of stochastic process to microbial risk assessment”, “Human salmonellosis model informed by animal data”, and “Public health segment for farm-to-table risk assessment of E. coli O157:H7 in ground beef”

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Preparedness

December, 2009. American Association for Advancement of Science meeting, Washington, DC, invited presentation on “Risk assessment for biothreats”

September, 2009. Wheler Conference at Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY, presentation on “Disaster preparedness for biothreat attacks”

November, 2005. Conference on Chemical Biological Research, Timonium, MD, invited presentation on “Alarming sensors: Exposure ≠adverse effects”


Decision Science

December, 2008. Society for Risk Analysis Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, presentation on “Modeling inhaled microbes in primates to inform discussions on ‘acceptable risk’ ”

May, 2007. American Society for Microbiology Meeting, Toronto, Canada, presentation on “Decision support tool for risk characterization of biothreat agents”

November, 2004. Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Technology Alliance (CBRTA) meeting, Plantation, FL, presentation on “Development of a decision support system for biothreat agents”

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