Dr. Neepa Choksi is a toxicologist in ToxStrategies’ Health Sciences Practice. She has three decades of experience in the private and governmental sectors, as well as academia. Her broad expertise includes conducting comprehensive literature and scientific evaluations, synthesizing results from diverse literature sources and internal documents, and preparing reports for regulatory submission and internal client information, as well as articles for peer-reviewed publication. She has a depth of knowledge in the fields of pharmacology, toxicology, and chemistry.
Dr. Choksi has experience with literature review software (e.g., DistillerSR, SysRev), conducting quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR) analyses (using both publicly available and subscription-based software), collaborating with multiple stakeholders to define project scopes and objectives, managing diverse teams of scientists to assess human health hazards of environmental and chemical agents, facilitating effective communication during all project phases, and preparing high-quality deliverables.
Dr. Choksi’s occupational experience includes serving as a Principal Toxicologist for a private-sector laboratory in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, as well as time as a Science Policy Fellow with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences’ (NIEHS’s) Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation, with US EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER). She has also worked as a registered patent agent for a patent-law firm in New York. As a Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, New York), she studied the causative factors of familial early-onset Alzheimer’s disease using advanced molecular and cellular biological techniques, and also managed the laboratory’s radiation use and maintained compliance with health and safety regulations.