Carla J. Kinslow

Director, Toxicology and Food Safety / Ph.D. / Houston


Dr. Kinslow is a toxicologist with over 26 years of biomedical, regulatory and environmental experience. She has expertise in inhalation toxicology, toxicogenomics, toxicological risk assessment, ambient air monitor placement, human health impacts analysis from emission events, monitoring data modeling data related to ambient and indoor air quality, and stakeholder communication. Dr. Kinslow specializes in regulatory compliance for Texas Risk Reduction Program, RCRA and air permits. She has served as project manager for various regulatory projects where she helped design and implement air monitoring networks and remediation scopes, with subsequent assessment of human health impacts based on collected data.

Dr. Kinslow has extensive experience in National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), and federal and state regulatory rules. She also has extensive experience in the evaluation of health risk based on genetic predisposition to disease from environmental, occupational and pharmaceutical exposures.

Representative Engagements

  • Genetic predisposition to disease
  • Review of state and federal environmental regulations
  • Derivation of health-based screening values for:
    • Acrylonitrile
    • Cobalt
  • Evaluation of health risks of environmental exposure to:
    • Benzene, Toluene, Xylene, Ethyl benzene (BTEX)
    • Solvents
    • Metals
    • Hydraulic fracturing fluids
    • Mold
  • Evaluation of health risks of occupational exposure to:
    • Asbestos
    • Silica
    • Warfarin
  • Remediation
  • Air permitting impacts assessment
  • Air monitoring placement
  • Indoor air quality


  • B. A. Biology, Indiana University Southeast
  • M.S. Molecular Phycology, Michigan Technological University
  • Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences/Toxicology, University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Member, Society of Toxicology