Christine McFarland

Senior Scientist

Calgary, Alberta

Phone: +1 403-237-0275 Ext. 230
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Christine McFarland is a human health risk assessment specialist with Intrinsik Corp.  She has 14 years of experience in all aspects of human health risk assessment (HHRA): problem formulation, exposure and toxicity assessments, uncertainty analysis, and risk characterization.  She has been responsible for multi-media exposure modelling, toxicological literature reviews and assessments, preparation of scientific reports pertaining to the characterization of risk for a variety of chemicals, including criteria air contaminants, metals, petroleum hydrocarbons, pesticides, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

 Experience Highlights

  • Completed more than 75 HHRAs, including air toxics risk assessments for exploration and development activities surrounding sour gas wells, power generation projects, steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) technology and mining operations, marine port facilities and marine transportation, and contaminated site risk assessments for former military sites, gas stations, dry cleaners, and bus depots and maintenance terminals.
  • Manages many of the projects  and has acted as the primary client liaison and regulatory liaison at the federal, provincial and municipal levels for a number of risk assessment projects.
  • Participates in numerous stakeholder consultation and public “outreach” programs on matters related to public health.

Education and Professional Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Biological Sciences,  First Class Honours, Ecology, Simon Fraser University

Professional Affiliations

  • Alberta Society of Professional Biologists


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Intrinsik Corp., is a dynamic science-based consulting firm.  We are eagerly interested in professionals to add to our accredited staff base.  Intrinsik is strongly committed to our employees by ensuring mentoring, training and advancement for those with a drive to succeed.  Our areas of expertise include and are not limited to toxicology, human health and environmental risk assessment, biology, multi-media exposure modeling, environmental science, and risk management.

Diversity is not only part of our company’s culture, it is a core business strategy.  We are building a workforce that is representative of our society, and our programs and policies are designed to foster diversity and inclusion.

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Our goal is to create an environment that is inclusive to all members of the community.  Intrinsik Corp., focuses on identifying, removing, and preventing barriers for persons with disabilities, and our policy complies with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA).

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