Edo D. Pellizzari
Emeritus Lead Fellow, Analytical and Environmental Health Sciences
Edo D. Pellizzari, PhD, expert in biochemistry, served as RTI's first Lead Fellow from 2007 to 2010. He joined RTI in 1971 as a chemist and served as vice president of Analytical and Chemical Sciences from 1983 to 2003. Dr. Pellizzari is internationally known for major contributions in the environmental health sciences, specifically in chemical and aerosol exposure analysis, and for developing and applying personal exposure methodology to more than a dozen population-based studies on toxic chemicals in the US and Canada. In 1989, Dr. Pellizzari helped charter the International Society for Exposure Analysis (ISEA) and established ISEA's Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, for which he served as editor-in-chief for 15 years. He has served on numerous committees and participated in dozens of workshops and grant review panels for major government agencies in the area of environmental health sciences. Dr. Pellizzari has also served on review panels for major research programs in analytical chemistry at national and university laboratories. He received California State University's Distinguished Alumni and ISEA's Wesolowski awards for achievements in environmental research. Dr. Pellizzari is author or co-author of 192 peer-reviewed papers, 45 book chapters, 262 abstracts for national and international conferences, and more than 100 reports.
PhD, Biochemistry, Purdue University; AB, Biology, California State University.
Ross, G.W., Duda, J.E., Abbott, R.D., Pellizzari, E., Petrovitch, H., Miller, D.B., et al. (Sep 2012)
Baris, D., Vermeulen, R., Purdue, M., Wilson, W., Pellizzari, E., Hartge, P., et al. (Nov 2009)
Rodes, C.E., Pellizzari, E.D., Dellarco, M.J., Erickson, M.D., Vallero, D.A., Reissman, D.B., et al. (Aug 2008)
Lioy, P.J., Pellizzari, E., & Prezant, D. (Nov 2006)
Pellizzari, E.D., & Clayton, C.A. (Feb 2006)