Mr. Drew Cheatham is a Health Scientist l with Cardno ChemRisk. He earned his MS in Toxicology from the University of Michigan School of Public Health in 2017. He also holds a BS in Biology from Illinois State University. His graduate research focused on the epigenetic and redox-related effects of perinatal exposure to phthalates to investigate possible mechanisms linking early life exposure to long-term metabolic impacts. In his current position, Drew manages and supports litigation projects, performs quantitative exposure assessments, evaluates toxicological literature, and contributes to research projects. He has researched and assessed the health risks of occupational or consumer exposure to a variety of chemicals, including asbestos, formaldehyde, diacetyl, and other flavorings.


  • MS, Toxicology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 2017
  • BS, Biology, Illinois State University, 2014

Professional Associations

  • Society of Toxicology

Most Recent Awards/Professional Honors

  • Dean’s Scholarship-University of Michigan School of Public Health (2015 & 2016)