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Shayne Cox Gad

Shayne Cox Gad, American pharmaceutical and medical device consultant. Diplomate American Board Toxicology. Fellowship, Ford Foundation Native America, 1975-1977.


  • Gad, Shayne Cox was born on December 8, 1948 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of Leonard and Norma Jean (Cox).

  • Career

    • With United States Naval Reserve, 1968—1994. Enlisted and officer, active and reviews, retired, 1994. Toxicologist Carnegie Mellon Institute Research, Pittsburgh, 1977—1978, group leader inhalation and neurotoxicology, 1978—1979.

      Section head inhalation toxicology Shell Corporation, Houston, 1979—1980. Senior toxicologist Allied Chemical Corporation, Morristown, New Jersey, 1980—1982, manager mammalian toxicology, 1982—1983, director research and testing toxicology, 1983—1986. Director toxicology G.D. Searle & Company, Skokie, Illinois, 1986—1989, senior director product safety, 1989—1991.

      Director technical services Becton Dickinson, 1991—1993. Principal Gad Consulting Services, since 1993. Adjunct professor toxicology University Kansas, 1981—1983.

      Member science advisory panel Consumer Product Safety Commission, 1983—1985.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Toxicology.


    • Author: (books) Statistics and Experimental Design for Toxicologists, Product Safety Evaluation, Acute Toxicology, Combustion Toxicology, Animal Models in Toxicology, Regulatory Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Safety Assessment, Biocompatibility Evaluation in Medical Device Development, Drug Safety Evaluation, Safety Pharmacology, Selection and Use of CROs in Drug Development. Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals. Reviewer, Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, editorial board member Journal Applied Toxicology, Journal Combustion Toxicology.


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Counsellor-at-large Western Band Cherokees, 1979—1982. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Comparative Ophthalmological Society, Mid Atlantic Reproduction and Teratology Association, Society Risk Assessment, American College Toxicology (council member 1986-1989, president elect 1989, president 1990-1991), American Statistical Association, Society Toxicology, Biometrics Society, American Pharmaceutical Association, Rho Chi.


    • Married Suzann Slyman, August 18, 1979 (divorced 1992). Children: Samantha Eleanore, Katina Norma, Jake Matthew. Married Joyce Todd, November 2000.
    • father: Leonard Gad
    • mother: Norma Jean (Cox) Gad
    • spouses: Suzann Slyman
    • Joyce Todd
    • children: Samantha Eleanore Gad
    • Katina Norma Gad
    • Jake Matthew Gad
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    Born December 8, 1948
    (age 68)
    • 1968 - 1994
      With United States Naval Reserve
    • 1977 - 1978
      toxicologist Carnegie Mellon Institute Research
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1979 - 1980
      section head, inhalation toxicology Shell Corporation
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1980 - 1982
      senior, toxicologist Allied Chemical Corporation
      Morristown, New Jersey, United States
    • 1986 - 1989
      director, toxicology G.D. Searle & Company
      Skokie, Illinois, United States
    • 1991 - 1993
      director, technical services Becton Dickinson
    • 1993
      principal Gad Consulting Services
    • 1994
      enlisted and officer
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