Staff of LSI

 Dr. James Kaufman - President/CEO and Instructor

Dr. Kaufman has retired from his position as Professor of Chemistry at Curry College near Boston Massachusetts.  Prior to Curry, he was a research chemist at Dow Chemical.  While there, he became increasingly involved in lab safety activities and authored Laboratory Safety Guidelines, which has become the world's most widely distributed lab safety publication.  Dr. Kaufman is regarded as the nation's foremost authority on safety instruction in academia.  He is the author-narrator of the ACS Audio Course on Laboratory Safety and Editor of Waste Disposal in Academic Institutions, Lewis Publishers, as well as the "One-Day Lab Safety Audio Seminar" and "Two-Day Lab Video Short Course."

Additionally, Dr. Kaufman is chair with ICASE, Committee on Safety in Science Education International Council for Associations of Science Education.


Ana Adams - Operations Manager

Ana recently celebrated 17 years working at LSI.  She handles LSI's accounts, human resources, course registrations and many other tasks that come her way. Her hardworking, loyal and honest personality has always been a great addition to our team.

Connor Michael - Web and Advertising Manager

Connor comes to LSI with an extensive background in marketing for non-profits, having worked as the communications manager for 10 years for the American Lung Association in Colorado. He is applying his skills to improve LSI's website, social media and other marketing efforts.
Mary Thompson - Consultation Services

Mary comes to LSI with an extensive background.  A graduate of Harvard University, she has operated her own nonprofit in the pastWith a wealth of knowledge and skill, she has tackled our market in search of those in need of LSI's services.

Rajeev Santhappa, M.D. - Instructor and Enrollment Management Coordinator

Raj is appying his backround in science, medicine and marketing to teach LSI's lab safety courses and coordinate LSI's Enrollment Management Program. His hardworking, positive, and professional attitude has been a great addition to our team.

Yadira Berroa - Operations Assistant

Yadira handles LSI's orders and helps with LSI's operations. She does a great job making sure that all our participants and instructors receive their materials for LSI events.

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