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pharmaceutical and medical device consultant

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).


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.


  • Diplomate American Board Toxicology.


  • Other Work

    • 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.


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.

Leonard Gad

Norma Jean (Cox) Gad

Suzann Slyman

Joyce Todd

Samantha Eleanore Gad

Katina Norma Gad

Jake Matthew Gad