Adam Grossman

Dr. Adam Grossman is Praedicat's Vice President of Modeling, Senior Scientist and one of Praedicat's co-founders. Adam works on the modeling team to create and implement Praedicat's risk models. Previously, Adam was an Analyst in the Emerging Risk Solutions group at RMS where he was a core member of the liability catastrophe research and development team that formed the foundation for Praedicat. Adam received his B.A.Sc. in Engineering Science from the University of Toronto, after developing flight training simulators at Defense R&D Canada. He then went on to earn his M.S. and Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Stanford University.

Natural gas stoves – a heated health topic

Natural gas stoves – a heated health topic 700 350 Adam Grossman

Natural gas stoves – a heated health topic by Adam Grossman & Sheryll Mangahas  A commissioner from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently gave an interview to Bloomberg…

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Praedicat Blog – EPA Releases New PFAS Drinking Water Health Advisories

Praedicat Blog – EPA Releases New PFAS Drinking Water Health Advisories 700 350 Adam Grossman

EPA releases new and much lower PFAS drinking water health advisories by Arianna Libera and Adam Grossman On June 15th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released four drinking water health…

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Praedicat Blog – Microplastic: Found in Human Lungs and Blood

Praedicat Blog – Microplastic: Found in Human Lungs and Blood 700 350 Adam Grossman

A Plastic Waste Treaty while Scientists find microplastic in human lungs and blood by Sheryll Mangahas  and Adam Grossman   The recent international agreement to devise a treaty governing plastic…

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A “Long COVID” Story

A “Long COVID” Story 700 350 Adam Grossman

A “Long COVID” Story Unfortunately, once a COVID-19 active infection subsides it may only be the beginning of a long, arduous, and incomplete return to normal life by Sheryll Mangahas …

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Climate change: Coming to a court near you

Climate change: Coming to a court near you 700 350 Adam Grossman

Climate change: Coming to a court near you Carbon, methane, and industrial meat profiles lay the foundation for managing climate-related liability risk by Arianna Libera and Adam Grossman Climate change…

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The Impending Risk of Microplastic

The Impending Risk of Microplastic 700 350 Adam Grossman

The impending risk of microplastic Microplastic may have been an uninvited guest to your Thanksgiving Day feast. Or perhaps an unintentional ingredient in that healthy fruit plate you enjoyed. In…

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Carrier Management feature – ‘Liability Long Tail Could Get Longer’

Carrier Management feature – ‘Liability Long Tail Could Get Longer’ 700 350 Adam Grossman

Could the long tail on liability insurance claims grow from years to generations? In recent years, scientists have been discovering ways in which harms from chemical exposures not only manifest…

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Promising new autism treatment lends credence to the microbiome hypothesis

Promising new autism treatment lends credence to the microbiome hypothesis 700 350 Adam Grossman

Autism rates have risen dramatically in the United States over the last 30-40 years.  While some of this increase in autism is likely due to greater awareness and broader diagnostic…

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Carrier Management: Are Building Products Making Us Fat?

Carrier Management: Are Building Products Making Us Fat? 700 350 Adam Grossman

Executive Summary FIRST ARTICLE OF A SERIES. There’s more scientific evidence that chemical compounds in building materials and plastics can be linked to obesity than that artificial sweeteners can be…

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The science of glyphosate – the court’s view

The science of glyphosate – the court’s view 700 350 Adam Grossman

This summer saw two major developments in glyphosate litigation: a California jury finding in favor of a plaintiff claiming glyphosate caused his non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and a federal judge deciding that…

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Is climate change another factor in bee deaths?

Is climate change another factor in bee deaths? 150 150 Adam Grossman

“Changes in climate and weather affect food and forage for bees,” [said Geoffrey Williams, an assistant professor at Auburn in Alabama]. “It’s pretty obvious that if you have bees already…

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Cannabis: coming to drinks and medicines near you

Cannabis: coming to drinks and medicines near you 150 150 Adam Grossman

Cannabis is turning out to be a huge new business opportunity.  Over the last several years its recreational use has been legalized in Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, California, Alaska, Maine, Masachussetts, and…

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