A. Wallace Hayes

Dr. A. Wallace Hayes received his AB from Emory University and his MS and PhD from Auburn University. He is currently a Visiting Scientist at Harvard School of Public Health. Prior to his work at Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. Hayes was a Corporate Vice President for the Gillette Company (1993–2002), a Professor at the Wake Forrest University School of Medicine (1993), Vice President for RJR Nabisco (1987–1992), the Director of Toxicology at Rohm Haas (1982–1987), and a Professor at the University of Mississippi Medical School (1975–1982).

Dr. Hayes has participated in several societies including serving as President of the American College of Toxicology (2007–2008); a Council member for the American College of Toxicology (2003–2006); a Council member for the Society of Toxicology (1982–1984); President of the Toxicology Education Foundation (2001–2004); and President of the Academy of Toxicology Sciences (2003). He also is a member of ASPET and the American Chemical Society. Dr. Hayes was an NSF predoctoral fellow at Auburn University, a NIH postdoctoral fellow at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, a NIH Research Development Award, and a NATO Senior Scientist at the Central Veterinary Laboratory, Weybridge, England. Dr. Hayes was the 2006 recipient of the Society of Toxicology Merit Award.

He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and is the Editor of the textbook, Principles and Methods of Toxicology, 5th Edition. Dr. Hayes also is the Editor of Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology, the editor for the Americas, Human and Experimental Toxicology, and a Co-Editor of the Target Organ Toxicity Series. Dr. Hayes edited the Proceedings of the International Congress of Toxicology III (Developments in the Science and Practice of Toxicology) and the Proceedings of the 5th Congress of Toxicology in Developing Countries (Toxicology in the New Century—Opportunity and Challenge).

Dr. Hayes currently is the Secretary-General of IUTOX. Dr. Hayes has served on committees and expert panels for the National Academy of Sciences, the National Institutions of Health, the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Defense as well as on several international expert panels. Dr. Hayes is a diplomat of the American Board of Toxicology, the Academy of Toxicological Sciences, the American Board of Forensic Medicine and the American Board of Forensic Examiners. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences, the Institute of Biology (UK), and the American College of Forensic Examiners. Dr. Hayes is a Registered Toxicologist in the European Union (ERT) and a certified Nutrition Specialist.