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Government official

Robert John Scheupelein, American Government official. Avocations: tennis, woodworking, ballroom dancing, writing. M C. Recipient science literature award Society Cosmetic Chemists, 1968, citation Bur.Roods, Food and Drug Administration, 1980, award of merit Food and Drug Administration, 1987; senior executive fellow HarvardU. John F. Kennedy School Government, 1982.

Background

Scheupelein, Robert John was born on May 9, 1932 in Brookhaven, New York, United States. Son of Ernest and Mary (Leonowitz) Scheupelein.

Education

Bachelor in Chemistry, University Miami, 1955. Master of Science in Physical Chemistry, University Miami, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Chemistry, University Utah, 1961.

Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1982.

Career

Research associate dermatology, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1962-1968;associate in biophysics and dermatology, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968-1970;principal associate in biophysics, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970-1977;chief dermal and ocular toxicology branch Bureau Foods,, Food and Drug Administration, Washington, 1977-1979;director division food animal additives, Food and Drug Administration, Washington, 1979-1982;deputy director Office Toxicological Sciences,, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Washington, 1983-1988;director Office Toxicological Sciences, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Washington, 1988-1992;director Office Research Skills, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Washington, 1992-1994;principal, The Weinberg Group Inc, Washington, since 1994. Course director skin biology and physiology Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Program in HealthSci., 1971-1976. Member White House USTP Task Force on Chemical Carcinogens, Washington, 1983-1985.

Member task force on risk assessment and risk management Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, 1984-1985. Member risk assessment subcommittee National Science and Technology Council, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Avocations: tennis, woodworking, ballroom dancing, writing.

Membership

Captain United States Army Reserve, 1961-1962. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Society for Risk Analysis.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, woodworking, ballroom dancing, writing.

Connections

Married Kathleen Ehrensberger (divorced 1980).

father:
Ernest Scheupelein

mother:
Mary (Leonowitz) Scheupelein

spouse:
Kathleen Ehrensberger