Biography

Dr. Brent Finley has over 30 years of experience conducting and managing studies involving chemical exposures and human health risk assessment. He specializes in applied research, litigation support, and risk-based site investigations. Dr. Finley has studied the health effects of exposure to a wide range of chemicals and consumer products, including asbestos, artificial flavorings, and metal hip implants. He has provided expert witness testimony in lawsuits involving alleged health risks associated with consumer exposures to asbestos in cosmetic talc, occupational exposure to flavorings, and dioxins in foods . Dr. Finley has been involved in the preparation of more than 400 risk assessments and has published over 120 peer-reviewed papers on the topic of health risk assessment.

Education

  • PhD, Toxicology/ Pharmacology, Washington State University, 1986
  • BA, Biological Sciences, Cornell University, 1982

Certifications

  • Diplomate, American Board of Toxicology (1991); re-certified in 1996, 2001, 2007 and 2012