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Exposure Reconstruction and Dose-Response Assessment for Inhalation Exposures to Hexavalent Chromium Recruiting Closed

Science Guidance and Peer Review Panel

SciPinion is seeking experts in occupational exposure reconstruction, epidemiology dose-response assessment, and risk assessment to serve as members of a science guidance/peer review panel for a project on hexavalent chromium.  This expert panel work will be conducted in two phases: (1) review of protocol documents; and (2) review of results.  The panel will consist of both compensated (n=6) and voluntary positions (n=3-6; e.g., for government scientists unable to take compensation).
  • Compensation:  estimated ~$5000 USD per paid reviewer (~$2500 for participation in each of 2 phases; not applicable for voluntary panelists)
  • Panel Composition
    • Occupational exposure reconstruction experts;
    • Epidemiology dose-response modeling experts;
    • Cancer risk assessment and regulatory experts with strong experience in California (e.g., OEHHA, Cal OSHA)
  • Number of reviewers:   ~9-12
  • Recruitment Period:   Present - 11/20/27
  • Review Format:          
    • Multiple rounds (modified Delphi format): review & answer charge questions; answer any clarifying questions submitted by the client; review answers from all panel members and revisit answers.
    • Work Description:      
      • Review of protocol documents and project reports material that encompasses ~50 pages of text and tables (with any and all studies available upon request)
      • Answer ~10-20 charge questions

  • Level of Effort:            
    • ~12-16 hours for Phase 1 (science guidance protocol review), ~12-16 hours for Phase 2 (peer review of study results); time spread out over the review period at reviewer's discretions
  • Review Period:            
    • Phase 1: approximate date range, 12/14/20 - 1/30/21
    • Phase 2: approximate date range, 5/1/21 - 6/15/21
  • Travel:                          
    • None (all interaction conducted online)
More information about this project can be found here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/60ud5c4a4qc7e1v/CrVI_Project%20External_Brief_Oct2020.pdf?dl=0

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