Patricia B. Hoyer, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Her research specializes in the effects of environmental chemicals on ovarian function. Her professional activities have included membership in professional societies such as the Society of Toxicology and the Society for Study of Reproduction. She has also served as a panel member and chair for NIH and American Cancer Society study sections. She currently serves on the editorial boards of Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, Biology of Reproduction, and Experimental Biology and Medicine. In 2010, she organized the XVII International Ovarian Workshop. Dr. Hoyer has authored or coauthored 115 peer-reviewed scientific publications, 30 invited book chapters, and reviews in such texts as Comprehensive Toxicology and Casarett & Doull's Toxicology. During her career, she has delivered numerous presentations at national/international meetings and symposia. She has trained over 25 Ph.D. and master's students and postdoctoral fellows. These efforts have earned her the 2011 Trainee Mentoring Award for the Society for Study of Reproduction and the 2013 Mentoring Award for Women in Toxicology at the annual meeting of the Society of Toxicology.
Overall, the book has remained focussed to its primary purpose and provides an excellent treatment of an important area of endocrine and reproductive toxicology ... -Philip W. Harvey, Covance Laboratories Ltd, UK in bst News