Dr. Mohamed Ghorab, who joined the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), US EPA on December 2020. Before coming to the OCSPP Mohamed was a Research Toxicologist working as a contractor program for EPA’s Office of Research and Development (ORD) in Cincinnati, OH, where he was responsible for a number of acute and chronic toxicity projects at ORD’s Aquatic Research Facility. He also headed the Toxicology group as Team leader and played a key role in the continued development and validation of toxicity methods. Mohamed earned his B.S. degree in Agriculture Science with a major in Chemistry and his M.S. degree in Pesticide Chemistry and Toxicology from Alexandria University (Egypt). He obtained his Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology from Alexandria University and Michigan State University. After receiving his Ph.D., Dr. Ghorab served as a postdoctoral fellow at Michigan State University’s Wildlife Toxicology Lab (WTL). He focused on research on the fate and effects of potentially toxic compounds, particularly in the area of ecological risk assessment. Additionally, his work at WTL included research in the movement, bioaccumulation, and effects of toxic substances at different levels of biological organization, ranging from terrestrial to aquatic and biochemical to the ecosystem. Dr. Ghorab was awarded the Postdoctoral and early career award from the Society of Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology (SETAC) in 2020. Dr. Ghorab has been an active member of SOT since 2015 and earned the Outstanding Professional Award from SOT-ATA, 2021.