Evaluating potential public health risks associated with exposure to chemicals in the environment, workplace, pharmaceuticals, and consumer and personal care products.
Dr. Barton works for the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) as Senior Toxicologist. He has experience with a variety of industries, including academia, government, pharmaceutical industry and consumer product industry. His professional practice focuses on evaluating potential public health risks associated with exposure to chemicals in the environment, workplace, pharmaceuticals, and consumer and personal care products. He has provided litigation support for diverse civil and criminal cases associated with vapor intrusion; household, environmental and occupational exposures; product liability; indoor-air quality; pharmacology; toxic tort; and various testing methods. His litigation support has focused on data analysis, determination of cause-effect relationships, and human health risk assessment services. He has provided testimony involving alleged toxic exposure to asbestos, BTEX, cleaning solutions, DDT, dioxin, formaldehyde, fracking fluid, lead, mold, MTBE, nanomaterials, PCBs, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, silica, TCE and many other allegedly toxic chemicals and environmental agents.