DR. BROOKE T. MOSSMAN (2000) pdf

Dr. Mossman
College of Medicine
University of Vermont
89 Beaumont Avenue
Burlington, VT 05405
Email: Brooke.Mossman@uvm.edu

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M.S. Physiology & Biophysics University of Vermont, 1970
Ph.D. Cell Biology University of Vermont, 1977

Professional Experience:
1995-present Director, Environmental Pathology Program, University of Vermont
1995-1998 Program Leader, Cell Signaling and Growth Control Research Program, Vermont Cancer Center
1992-present Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Vermont
1989-present Adjunct Faculty Member, In Vitro Cell Biology and Biotechnology Program, State University of New York, Plattsburgh, NY
1984-1992 Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Vermont
1984-1988 Chair, Cell and Molecular Biology Program, University of Vermont
1980-1983 Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Vermont
1978-1980 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Vermont
1975-1977 Research Associate, Department of Pathology, University of Vermont
1973-1974 Research Assistant, Department of Pathology, University of Vermont
1970-1973 Research Assistant, Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University, Sterling Forest, NY
1968-1970 Research Assistant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Vermont
1968-1970 Graduate Student, Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont

Professional Affiliations and Activities:
Member, National Academy of Sciences Committee, "Non-Occupational Health Risks of Asbestiform Fibers" 1982-1983
Scientific Program Chairman, 4th NATO NIH Workshop on Effects of Mineral Dusts In Vitro, Sherbrooke, Quebec, CN, Sept. 20-23, 1988
Co-Chair, Workshop on "Health Effects of Mineral Dusts," Mineralogical Society of America, Nantucket, MA, October 22-24, 1993
Member, Human Exposure and Health Effects Review Panel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1989-1993
Member, NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors, Fiber Subcommittee, 1989-1993
Representative of the American Association of Pathology (A.A.P.) to the FASEB Life Sciences Research Office Advisory Committee, 1991-1994; American Association of Cancer Research, Program Committee, 1995
Scientific Advisory Committee (Personnel for Research), American Cancer Society, 1990-1994
Pulmonary Diseases Advisory Committee, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, 1990-1994, (Chair 1993-1994)
Chair, NHLBI workshop on "Genetics and Gene Therapy for the Study of Pulmonary Diseases," September 23-24, 1994
Elected Member, Pluto Society, University Professors of Pathology, 1994-present
Member, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science Advisory Board, Environmental Health Committee, 1986-1996
American Thoracic Society, Planning Committee, 1994-1997; Program Committee, Environmental and Occupational Health, 1992-1996
Council Member, The Oxygen Society, 1995-1999; Program Chair, Oxygen 1998; Washington, DC, Nov. 19-23, 1998.
Lung Biology and Pathology Study Section, NIH, July 1995-1999
American Society Investigative Pathology, Program Committee, 1997-1999; 2004-2006
Elected Member, Vermont Academy of Science and Engineering, 2000
External Advisory Committees: NIEHS Centers at Oregon State University (1996-) (Chair, 2003) and Vanderbilt University (2002-); EPA PM Center at NYU (2002-); CIIT Center for Health Research Scientific Advisory Board (1995-); Chair (2002-2003); Center for Asbestos-Related Diseases (Libby, MT), 2003-
NHLBI Parent Program Project Review Committee, 2002-2006
Board of Scientific Counselors (Subcommittee on Basic Research), National Cancer Institute, 2000-2005
Board of Scientific and Policy Advisors, American Council of Science and Health, 2003
Editorial Boards: Toxicol Appl Pharmacol (1993-present); Free Rad Biol Med (1993-present); Lab Invest (1996-present); Am J Physiol (Lung Cell Mol Physiol) (1996-present); Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol (1998-present); Am J Pathol (2004- )

Honors and Awards:
University of Vermont Medical Scholar Award "for outstanding and sustained research and scholarly contributions to both the academic discipline and the life of the University of Vermont" 1981-1982
Outstanding Volunteer Contribution Award, The Oxygen Society, 1998

Author or co-author of more than 230 publications.

Research Interests:
Environmental toxicology, epithelial cell differentiation, chemical and physical carcinogenesis and cell injury, pulmonary fibrosis, oxygen free radicals, molecular biology of antioxidant enzymes in lung, cell signaling