Dr. Maier has over 25 years of professional work experience in the areas of environmental health, occupational hygiene, and toxicology. He currently serves as a Senior Managing Health Scientist with Cardno ChemRisk. Prior to joining Cardno he served as an Associate Professor of Environmental and Industrial Hygiene at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine leading a research program in occupational exposure assessment, toxicology and risk assessment. He completed his PhD in Toxicology from the University of Cincinnati and a M.S. in Industrial Health from the University of Michigan. He is Board certified in industrial hygiene (CIH) and toxicology (DABT).
In his capacity as an industrial hygienist, toxicologist and risk assessor, he has led numerous projects and has co-authored toxicological reviews, technical reports and human health risk assessment documents for several hundred individual substances for deriving cancer and non-cancer risk values (e.g., U.S. EPA reference concentrations and doses, U.S. EPA and State Agency drinking water criteria, occupational and acute emergency exposure limits for U.S. NIOSH and private sponsors; and allowable daily exposures for food and pharmaceutical guidelines). He has maintained a research program with various projects over the last 10 years in issues surrounding cleaning and disinfectant product safety, including on exposure and safety assessments related to occupational asthma.