About ICF

Robyn Blain

Technical Director, Toxicology, Systematic Reviews
Robyn is a toxicology expert with nearly 20 years of experience conducting systematic reviews for numerous agencies.

Robyn has completed several assignments for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences using multiple systematic review tools. She has also been involved in several work assignments for the National Center for Environmental Assessment, including authoring Provisional Toxicity Values in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund Program and several Integrated Risk Information System Toxicological Reviews. In addition, Robyn has been involved in evaluating studies for chemical registration under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals regulation. She also helped develop robust study summaries in the International Uniform Chemical Information Database 5, and prepare toxicological assessments for several chemicals.

Robyn has conducted multiple literature reviews and has been involved in the production and testing of two relational retrieval databases. She has extensive experience with in vivo toxicological experimentation and has published several articles and book chapters on various topics including systemic review and hormesis.

Areas of expertise
  • Ph.D., Environmental Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • M.S., Public Health, University of Massachusetts, Amherst