About Chris

Dr. Christopher Kuhlman is a board-certified toxicologist (DABT) and industrial hygienist (CIH) with experience in the fields of occupational toxicology, environmental toxicology, industrial hygiene, and human health risk assessment. Dr. Kuhlman’s background includes a B.S. in Biochemistry from The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology from The University of Arizona. Upon completion of his Ph.D., Dr. Kuhlman accepted a position as a Toxicologist at CTEH in Little Rock, Arkansas.

As the director of CTEH’s ER Sciences program, Dr. Kuhlman leads the technical direction of CTEH’s complex emergency response efforts. He has used his experience to help companies prepare for, respond to, and recover from hazardous material incidents.

Dr. Kuhlman participates in diverse projects, spanning from assessing chemical products to responding to environmental contamination and investigating chemical causes of human diseases. He is consulted for his expertise in worker chemical exposure incidents and effectively conveys toxicological information to workers, supervisors, and healthcare providers. Additionally, government agencies, hazardous materials handlers, manufacturers, and the petroleum industry seek his expertise in toxicology and risk assessment during hazardous material emergencies that pose a threat to workers, residents, and the environment.

Past or Current Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Toxicology
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
  • AIHA Emergency Response Planning Guidelines (ERPG) Committee

Registrations & Certifications