Kenneth S. Weinberg
B.A., M.Sc., Ph.D., TURP
Kenneth S. Weinberg, Ph.D. has been a practicing environmental professional for more than 40 years. His education includes a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Boston University, a Master of Science in Environmental Health and Radiation Health Physics from the University Of Pittsburgh Graduate School Of Public Health, and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Pathology from Boston University’s Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences. Dr. Weinberg has over thirty years of experience in toxicology, Environmental Health and Safety. He has worked as a research scientist specializing in pulmonary injury from various chemical and environmental toxicants. He has also worked in the area of pulmonary carcinogenesis. His career includes working as an NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, a Parker B. Francis Foundation Fellow, and an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pathology at Tufts New England Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, respectively. Dr. Weinberg has also worked as an industrial hygienist and as the Director of Safety at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
Since 2000, Dr. Weinberg has worked as an independent consultant specializing in environmental health, safety and toxicology. In addition, he is a Toxics Use Reduction Planner (TURP) in Massachusetts with a general certification. Dr. Weinberg has expertise in respiratory protection and its uses. He has worked extensively in a variety of pertinent areas of practice, including chemical exposure and pulmonary injury, mold exposure and radiation monitoring. He has also written policies and procedures for companies to comply with OSHA regulations including, but not limited to, confined space entry, hazard communication, OSHA injury and illness reporting, and blood borne pathogens. Dr. Weinberg has published several scientific papers dealing with pulmonary injury and disease and has written several books dealing with both healthcare safety and indoor air quality.