Scott M. Drouin

Senior Consultant / Ph.D. / Houston

Background

Dr. Scott Drouin is a senior toxicology consultant with over 22 years of experience in Toxicology, Immunology, Lung Physiology, food testing, and laboratory sciences.

As part of the Rimkus Toxicology and Food Safety practice group, Dr. Drouin leads cases involving exposure to drugs, alcohol, and materials in food, as well as human exposure to environmental substances including chemicals, asbestos, carcinogens, mold, bacteria, and viruses, and employs toxicological principles to corroborate medical facts documented in exposure cases against known health endpoints to substantiate allegations, determine alternative causation, and communicate conclusions to client.

He specializes in cases involving environmental and food allergies, asthma, foodborne illness, childhood exposure, as well as leukemia and lung cancer and lung infection and disease.

Dr. Drouin’s work as an expert witness and litigation support has involved a diverse set of toxicological issues in the areas of workers' compensation, toxic tort, environmental exposure, drug and alcohol, and food contamination.

Dr. Drouin has extensive laboratory research experience and broad-based training in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, Immunology, and Lung Physiology and holds a Doctorate in Microbiology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Chemistry from Providence College in Rhode Island.

Education and Certifications

• Microbiology, Ph.D.: University of Alabama at Birmingham
• Biology & Chemistry, B.S.: Providence College