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SCHEER - Members Working Groups (2016-2021)

All the members signed the declaration of acceptance, commitment and confidentiality

Declarations of interest are available at the Register of the Commission Expert Groups.

WG on breast implants in relation to anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

SCHEER members (CV - Declarations of interest)

Wim De Jong, Centre for Health Protection, National Institute for Public Health (RIVM), Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Demosthenes Panagiotakos, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
Ana Proykova, University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Theodoros Samaras, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

External members

Mark Clemens, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
CV

Daphne De Jong, Amsterdam UMC, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
CV

Ingrid Hopper, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
CV

Hinne Rakhorst, Medisch Spectrum Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
CV

Fabio Santenelli di Pompeo, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
CV

Suzanne Turner, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
CV

WG on Electronic cigarettes

SCHEER members (CV - Declarations of interest)

Peter Hoet, Medical Faculty, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Rodica Mariana Ion, National Institute of R&D for Chemistry and Petrochemistry – ICECHIM, Bucharest, Romania
Renate Krätke (Rapporteur), Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Berlin, Germany
Demosthenes Panagiotakos, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
Ana Proykova, University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Emanuela Testai (Chair), Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Department of Environment and Primary Prevention Mechanism of Toxicity Unit, Rome, Italy
Theo Vermeire, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven, the Netherlands

External members

Urmila Nair, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Germany
CV

Reinskje Talhout, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands
CV

Constantine Vardavas, Ministry of Health of the Hellenic Republic, Greece
CV

SCHEER members for WoE

Roberto Bertollini, Advisor for Public Health Policy, Ministry of Health, Qatar
Teresa Borges, Ministry of Health, General-Directorate of Health, Lisbon, Portugal
Theodoros Samaras, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

WG on the EU Environmental Foresight System (FORENV)

Emerging issues at the environment-social interface (2018-19 annual cycle)

SCHEER members (CV - Declarations of interest)

External members

Sophie Miquel, Neurosciences and Behavioral Sciences- USA Foundational Knowledge, Global Innovation Center- Mars Inc.
CV
Belmira Neto, Assistant Professor, University of Oporto, Portugal
CV
Urbano Fra Paleo, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Extremadura, Spain
CV

Emerging environmental issues in the field of new technologies in the urban environment (pilot 2017-18)

SCHEER members (CV - Declarations of interest)

WG on LEDs

SCHEER members (CV - Declarations of interest)

Ana Proykova (Chair), University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Rodica Mariana Ion, National Institute of R&D for Chemistry and Petrochemistry – ICECHIM, Bucharest, Romania
Theodoros Samaras, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

External members

Jean-François Doré, INSERM - French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, Lyon, France
CV

Ellen Bruzell, NIOM - Nordic Institute of Dental Materials, Oslo, Norway
CV

Nicolo Massimo, Clinica Oculistica Di.N.O.G.Mi. University of Genova, IRCCS San Martino IST, Italy
CV

John O’Hagan (Rapporteur), Public Health England, UK
CV

Celia Sánchez-Ramos, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
CV

Linda van Kerkhof, RIVM - National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, the Netherlands
CV

WG on Non-human primates testing

SCHEER members (CV - Declarations of interest)

Theo Vermeire (Chair), National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven, the Netherlands
Peter Hoet, Medical Faculty, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Renate Krätke, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Berlin, Germany
Emanuela Testai, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Department of Environment and Primary Prevention Mechanism of Toxicity Unit, Rome, Italy

External members

Romina Aron Badin, Atomic Energy Commission, France
CV

Michelle Epstein (Rapporteur), Medical University of Vienna, Austria
CV

Paul Andrew Flecknell, Newcastle University, UK
CV

Michelle Hudson-Shore, Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments (FRAME), UK
CV

David Jones, Safety Working Party, EMA, UK
CV

Jan Langermans, Foundation Biomedical Primate Research Centre, The Netherland
CV

Mark Prescott, National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs), UK
CV

Alain Simonnard, Institut National de Recherche et Sécurité, France
CV

WG on Oil and Gas

SCHEER members (CV - Declarations of interest)

Roberto Bertollini, World Health Organization Representation to the European Union, Brussels, Belgium
Teresa Borges, Ministry of Health, General-Directorate of Health, Lisbon, Portugal
Raquel Duarte-Davidson, Public Health England, Chilton, United Kingdom
Pim de Voogt, KWR Watercycle Research Institute, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
Peter Hoet (Chair), Medical Faculty, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Marian Scott, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
Rémy Slama (Rapporteur), Inserm (National Institute of Health and Medical Research), team of environmental epidemiology, Grenoble, France
Marco Vighi, IMDEA Water Institute, Alcala’ de Henares (Madrid), Spain

External members

Laura Torrente-Murciano, University of Cambridge, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, United Kingdom
CV

Annemarie van Wezel, University of Utrecht, Faculty of Geosciences, The Netherlands
CV

WG on Guidelines for BRA of Phthalates used in MDs

SCHEER members (CV - Declarations of interest)

Teresa Borges, Ministry of Health, General-Directorate of Health, Lisbon, Portugal
Wim De Jong (Chair and Rapporteur), Centre for Health Protection, National Institute for Public Health (RIVM), Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Rodica Mariana Ion, National Institute of R&D for Chemistry and Petrochemistry – ICECHIM, Bucharest, Romania
Demosthenes Panagiotakos, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
Emanuela Testai, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Department of Environment and Primary Prevention Mechanism of Toxicity Unit, Rome, Italy
Theo Vermeire, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven, the Netherlands

SCCS members (CV - Declarations of interest)

Ulrike Bernauer, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Berlin, Germany
Christophe Rousselle, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES), Maisons-Alfort, France

External members

Maria Rosaria Milana , Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy
CV

Hilde Kopperud , NIOM - Nordic Institute of Dental Materials, Oslo, Norway
CV

Tanja Schmidt, Ansbach University of Applied Sciences - Hochschule Ansbach, Ansbach, Germany
CV

Stéphane Bégué, Etablissement Français du Sang - La Plaine-Saint-Denis, France
CV

WG on Sunbeds

SCHEER members (CV - Declarations of interest)

Ana Proykova (Chair of the WG since April 2016 and rapporteur), University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Rodica Mariana Ion, National Institute of R&D for Chemistry and Petrochemistry – ICECHIM, Bucharest, Romania
Theodoros Samaras, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

SCCS members (CV - Declarations of interest)

Pieter Jan Coenraads , University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

External members

Claire Beausoleil, ANSES - French Agency for food, environmental and occupational health and safety, Paris, France
CV

Jean-François Doré (co-Rapporteur), INSERM - French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, Lyon, France
CV

Ruediger Greinert, Klinikum Buxtehude, Dept. Mol. Cellbiology, Germany
CV

Philippe Hartemann, Université Nancy Lorraine, Nancy, France
CV

Norbert Leitgeb, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria
CV

Lesley Rushton (Chair of the WG until April 2016), Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
CV

Greet Schoeters, VITO - Flemish Institute for Technological Research, Mol, Belgium
CV

WG on Tobacco additives

SCHEER members (CV - Declarations of interest)

Raquel Duarte-Davidson, Public Health England, Chilton, United Kingdom
Peter Hoet, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Emanuela Testai (Chair and Rapporteur), Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy
Theo Vermeire, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands
Sergej Zacharov, General University Hospital, Prague

External members

Urmila Nair, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Germany
CV

Konrad Rydzynski, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Poland
CV

Reinskje Talhout (Rapporteur), National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands
CV

WG on UVC lamps

SCHEER members (CV - Declarations of interest)

Rodica Mariana Ion, National Institute of R&D for Chemistry and Petrochemistry – ICECHIM, Bucharest, Romania
Renate Krakte, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Berlin, Germany
Ana Proykova (Rapporteur), University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Theodoros Samaras (Chair) , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

SCCS members (CV - Declarations of interest)

Pieter Jan Coenraads , University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

External members

Norbert Leitgeb, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria
CV

Lesley Rushton (co-rapporteur), Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
CV

WG on water reuse

SCHEER members (CV - Declarations of interest)

Renate Krätke, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Berlin, Germany
Marian Scott, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
Marco Vighi, IMDEA Water Institute, Alcala’ de Henares (Madrid), Spain
Pim de Voogt, KWR Watercycle Research Institute, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands

External experts

Jan Linders, Retired from National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), the Netherlands
CV

Luigi Rizzo, University of Salerno, Department of Civil Engineering, Salerno, Italy
CV

WG on weight of evidence

SCHEER members (CV - Declarations of interest)

Ana Proykova, University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Renate Krätke, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Berlin, Germany
Roberto Bertollini, World Health Organization Representation to the European Union, Brussels, Belgium
Teresa Borges, Ministry of Health, General-Directorate of Health, Lisbon, Portugal
Raquel Duarte-Davidson, Public Health England, Chilton, United Kingdom
Demosthenes Panagiotakos, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
Rémy Slama, Inserm (National Institute of Health and Medical Research), team of environmental epidemiology, Grenoble, France
Marian Scott, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
Emanuela Testai, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Department of Environment and Primary Prevention Mechanism of Toxicity Unit, Rome, Italy
Theo Vermeire, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven, the Netherlands
Marco Vighi, IMDEA Water Institute, Alcala’ de Henares (Madrid), Spain

SCHER and SCENIHR members (2013-2016)

Alena Bartonova, Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU), Kjeller, Norway
Claire Beausoleil, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES), Maisons Alfort, France
Teresa Fernandes, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Jan Linders, Retired
Greta Schoeters, University of Antwerp, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Antwerp, Belgium
Philippe Hartemann, Université Nancy Lorraine, Nancy, France

WG in former committees (2013 - 2016)

SCHER - Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks

SCENIHR - Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks