Our member of the month is Chrysoula Komis, PhD, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM, FAIHA. She is an Occupational Safety and Health Consultant with Colden Corporation as well as an Adjunct Professor at Temple University’s College of Engineering and Drexel University’s School of Public Health.
She has been an HMS member for many years and enjoys sharing and participating in activities. Outside of her busy professional life She enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Komis brings 38 years of occupational health and safety experience working with chemical manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, energy, food industry, laboratories, foundries, and light manufacturing clients. Her lengthy tenure with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides an invaluable perspective in helping clients overcome regulatory hurdles. As a consultant with Colden, Dr. Komis’ specialties include: litigation support and expert testimony, industrial hygiene, OSHA compliance, guidance on Voluntary Protection Programs (VPPs), hazard assessment, biosafety, laboratory safety, safety and health auditing, chemical hazard information, training, and OSHA recordkeeping review.
She holds a doctorate in industrial hygiene and toxicology and a master of science in industrial hygiene from Drexel University. She earned a bachelor of science in environmental science and biology from Marist College. She is a Certified Industrial Hygienist, a Certified Safety Professional, a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, and a Registered Biosafety Professional (retired). She is also an adjunct professor at Temple University in the Departments of Public Health and Civil and Environmental Engineering and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Public Health at Drexel University.
Dr. Komis has been an active member of the National and Philadelphia Section of the AIHA since 1977 and has served several terms as a member of local chapter’s Board of Directors. She is also a Fellow of the American Industrial Hygiene Association.
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