R. LEONARD VANCE, PHD, JD, PE, CIH, CSP
Vance

E-mail: vance@vcu.edu

VCU departmental affiliation:
• Affiliate appointment with Chemical Engineering Department

Degrees:
Ph.D. (Chemistry) University of Virginia, 1969
J.D. (Law) University of Richmond, 1975
B.S. (Chemistry) Virginia Tech, 1962

Courses taught at VCU:
• PMCH 604 Principles of Occupational and Environmental Health
• PMCH 511-512 Industrial Hygiene
• PMCH 618 Public Health Law
• PMCH 521 Law and Regulation of Toxic Substances

Research interests:
• Exposure monitoring of environmental and occupational contaminants in workers
• Law and regulation of chemicals
• Applied industrial hygiene
• Asbestos and lead control
• Engineering controls for toxic substances

Recent publications/abstracts/presentations:
Vance, R.L. and Gonzalez, K., Environmental Law in Virginia; State & Local Health Department Aspects, Virginia Lawyer, April, 2001, p. 32.

Vance, R.L.; Diesel Exhaust and Pulmonary Disease; American Railroad Lawyers Annual Convention; May 9, 2001; Boca Raton, Fla.

Shapiro, R., and Vance, R.L.; Railroad Health and Safety; A Litigator’s Guide; In AmJur Trials, West Publishing Co., 1999.