Jacqueline Patterson

Jacqueline Patterson

Research Associate

Sr. Research Scientist

Kettering Lab Complex


COM EH Indstr Hygiene Haber Lab - 0056

Professional Summary

Ms. Patterson specializes in human health risk assessment and the organization of multi-stakeholder workshops and expert panels to evaluate toxicology and risk information and issues for government and private sponsors. She is a recognized expert in independent peer review. She has over 30 years of experience in environmental science, evaluation of toxicity and exposure information for risk assessment, organizing peer reviews and consultations, workshop development, project management, database development and support, and technical writing.


M.En.: Miami University Oxford, OH, 1984 (Environmental Science, Public Information)

Positions and Work Experience

2015 - Senior Research Scientist and Program Manager, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

1995 -2015 Peer Review Program Manager, Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment, Cincinnati, Ohio

1985 -1995 Environmental Protection Specialist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Assessment, Cincinnati, Ohio

1983 -1985 Program Analyst, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation, Washington, DC

1980 -1982 Urban Gardening Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA, Providence RI, Dayton, OH


Peer Reviewed Publications

Boyes, W. K.; Dourson, M. L.; Patterson, J.; Tilson, H. A.; Sette, W. F.; Macphail, R. C.; Li, A. A.; O'Donoghue, J. L. (1997. ) EPA's neurotoxicity risk assessment guidelines .Fundamental and Applied Toxicology, , 40 (2 ) ,175-184

Patterson, J.; Dourson, M. (2002. ) Conclusions and research needs .Comments on Toxicology, , 8 (4-6 ) ,517-536

Patterson, J.; Hakkinen, P. J.; Wullenweber, A. E. (2002. ) Human health risk assessment: Selected internet and world wide web resources .Toxicology, , 173 (1-2 ) ,123-143

Patterson, J. (2002. ) Introduction - Comparative dietary risk: Balance the risk and benefits of fish consumption .Comments on Toxicology, , 8 (4-6 ) ,337-343

Dourson, M.; Patterson, J. (2003. ) A 20-year perspective on the development of non-cancer risk assessment methods .Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, , 9 (5 ) ,1239-1252

Charnley, G.; Patterson, J. (2003. ) Review of procedures for protecting human subjects in recent clinical studies of pesticides .Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, , 38 (2 ) ,210-223

Knuth, B. A.; Connelly, N. A.; Sheeshka, J.; Patterson, J. (2003. ) Weighing Health Benefit and Health Risk Information When Consuming Sport-Caught Fish .Risk Analysis, , 23 (6 ) ,1185-1197

Charnley, G.; Patterson, J. (2004. ) Ethical standards of studies involving human subjects [3] .Environmental Health Perspectives, , 112 (3 ) ,A152-A153

Haber, L. T.; Patterson, J. (2005. ) Report of an independent peer review of an acrylonitrile risk assessment .Human and Experimental Toxicology, , 24 (10 ) ,487-527

Williams, P. R. D.; Patterson, J.; Briggs, D. W. (2006. ) VCCEP pilot: Progress on evaluating children's risks and data needs .Risk Analysis, , 26 (3 ) ,781-801

Patterson, J.; Meek, M. E.; Strawson, J. E.; Liteplo, R. G. (2007. ) Engaging expert peers in the development of risk assessments .Risk Analysis, , 27 (6 ) ,1609-1621

Patterson, J.; Meek, M. E.; Strawson, J. E.; Liteplo, R. G. (2008. ) Erratum to "Engaging expert peers in the development of risk assessments," (Risk Analysis (2007) 27, 6, (1609-1621)) .Risk Analysis, , 28 (1 ) ,249

Gadagbui, B.; Patterson, J.; Rak, A.; Kutzman, R. S.; Reddy, G.; Johnson, M. S. (2012. ) Development of a Relative Source Contribution Factor for Drinking Water Criteria: The Case of Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) .Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, , 18 (2 ) ,338-354

Nance, P.; Patterson, J.; Willis, A.; Foronda, N.; Dourson, M. (2012. ) Human health risks from mercury exposure from broken compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) .Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, , 62 (3 ) ,542-552

Patterson, J.; Maier, A.; Kohrman-Vincent, M.; Dourson, M. L. (2013. ) Peer consultation on relationship between PAC profile and toxicity of petroleum substances .Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, , 67 (2 ) ,S86-S93

Andersen, M. E.; Preston, R. J.; Maier, A.; Willis, A. M.; Patterson, J. (2014. ) Dose-response approaches for nuclear receptor-mediated modes of action for liver carcinogenicity: Results of a workshop .Critical Reviews in Toxicology, , 44 (1 ) ,50-63

Maier, A.; Vincent, M. J.; Gadagbui, B.; Patterson, J.; Beckett, W.; Dalton, P.; Kimber, I.; Selgrade, M. J. K. (2014. ) Integrating asthma hazard characterization methods for consumer products .Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, , 70 (1 ) ,37-45

Juberg, D. R.; Borghoff, S. J.; Becker, R. A.; Casey, W.; Hartung, T.; Holsapple, M. P.; Marty, M. S.; Mihaich, E. M.; Van Der Kraak, G.; Wade, M. G.; Willett, C. E.; Andersen, M. E.; Borgert, C. J.; Coady, K. K.; Dourson, M. L.; Fowle Iii, J. R.; Gray, L. E.; Lamb, J. C.; Ortego, L. S.; Schug, T. T.; Toole, C. M.; Zorrilla, L. M.; Kroner, O. L.; Patterson, J.; Rinckel, L. A.; Jones, B. R. (2014. ) t 4 workshop report: Lessons learned, challenges, and opportunities: The U.S. endocrine disruptor screening program .Altex, , 31 (1 ) ,63-78

Rosen, J. S.; Whelton, A. J.; McGuire, M. J.; Clancy, J. L.; Bartrand, T.; Eaton, A.; Patterson, J.; Dourson, M.; Nance, P.; Adams, C. (2014. ) The crude MCHM chemical spill in Charleston, W.Va .Journal - American Water Works Association, , 106 (9 ) ,65-74

Book Chapter

Schoeny, R., J. Patterson, J. Swartout and L. Tuxen (1990 ) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Mutation and the Environment, Part E .(pp. 257).Wiley-Liss, Inc.

Patterson, J., R. Schoeny and P. Daunt (1991 ) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Regulating Drinking Water Quality .(pp. 273).Lewis Publishers, Inc.

Felter, S.P., M. L. Dourson and J. Patterson (1997 ) Assessing Risks to Human Health from Chemicals in the Environment Handbook of Environmental Risk Assessment & Management .

Patterson, J., P.J. Hakkinen, P. M. Nance, M. D. Dourson, and B.J. Klauenberg (2004 ) An Approach for Assessing and Characterizing Risk from Use of Riot Control Agents. Riot Control Agents: Issues in Toxicology, Safety, and Health .Boca Raton, CRC Press

Patterson, J. and A. Willis (2014 ) Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment Encyclopedia of Toxicology: Third Edition .(pp. 727).

Contact Information

Risk Science Center
160 Panzeca Way
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45267-0056
Phone: 513-558-1908