- Health and the Environment
JRH Toxicology has extensive experience in developing solutions for this specialized field. Our projects show the capability of developing environmental health policy as well as synthesizing, interpreting and translating science information into policy. We have managed complex environmental health environments to develop cutting edge discussion papers for clients. We consider it important to integrate both public health and environmental issues for the greater protection of the public.
- Natural Health Products
JRH Toxicology has conducted complex strategic policy studies on the issue of the international regulation of natural health products. We have also advised corporations by delivering technical and toxicological advice to companies needing regulatory information.
- Science Management
JRH Toxicology has completed program evaluations, business plans and risk based management accountability frameworks for a variety of governmental clients. We have the capability of advising corporations on issues such as environmental sustainability policies and strategies so they may increase their competitiveness. We have conducted environmental scans of international opportunities for governmental policy organizations so they may better prioritize their current and emerging issues. We have prepared documents covering the management aspects of horizontal governance and reporting and overview documents on federal government science and technology for the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada.
Specialized Areas of Expertise and Strengths
JRH Toxicology has expertise in and has completed many projects in fields such as:
- Environmental Health and Health Science Policy
- Climate Change in the North
- Treasury Board Secretariat analyses
- Natural Health Product Policy and Regulatory Strategies
- Environmental and Health Product Regulations
- Environmental Risk Assessment (Air, Water, Soil)
- Program Evaluation
- Policy Development
- Regulatory Affairs for Natural Health Products (e.g. Site Licences)
- Chemical Emergency Response
- Toxicology and the Health Assessment of Products
- Web Writing of Science and Health topics (e.g. toxic environmental chemicals).
The President of JRH Toxicology is John R. Harrison BSc, MSc, MS, MH, PhD. As an environmental and occupational toxicologist, he has over 34 years experience in environmental health and natural health products and was Assistant Director, Bureau of Chemical Hazards, Associate Director, Bureau of Medical Devices, Manager, Office of Natural Health Products (1999) and Manager, Toxic Substances Research Initiative, Health Canada (2001). His resume lists his decades of experience. John is also a Research Associate with the McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa. Ottawa, Ontario.
Senior Associates in the company are all specialists with many years of experience and cover the range of program evaluation, policy, funding, environmental health and regulatory affairs in therapeutic products.
In addition, JRH Toxicology has agreements with creative graphic design and web design companies to provide a fuller range of services to our clients.