Yadvinder (Vick), Bhuller

Image Yadvinder Bhuller
Executive Advisor
  • Department Lead on Next Generation Decision-Making at Health Canada.
  • As a leader in a scientific field: Advancing alternative methods and new approaches for assessing risks to human health.
  • Co-Chaired Health Canada's Task Force on Scientific Risk Assessment (TFSRA) (Summer 2018 to Summer 2020).

Key publications

  • Stucki, A. O., Barton-Maclaren, T. S., Bhuller, Y., Henriquez, J. E., Henry, T. R., Hirn, C., Miller-Holt, J., Nagy, E. G., Perron, M. M., Ratzlaff, D. E., Stedeford, T. J., & Clippinger, A. J. (2022). Use of new approach methodologies (NAMs) to meet regulatory requirements for the assessment of industrial chemicals and pesticides for effects on human health. Frontiers in Toxicology, 4. 

  • Wolf, D. C., Bhuller, Y., Cope, R., Corvaro, M., Currie, R., Doe, J., Doi, A., Hilton, G., Mehta, J., Saltmiras, D., Sewell, F., Trainer, M., & Déglin, S. E. (2022). Transforming the Evaluation of Agrochemicals. Pest Management Science. 

  • O'Rourke, K., & Bhuller, Y. (2021). From Exploring to Building Accurate Interpretable Machine Learning Models for Decision-Making: Think Simple, not Complex. Statistics Canada Retrieved from https://www.statcan.gc.ca/en/data-science/network/decision-making 

  • Bhuller, Y., Ramsingh, D., Beal, M., Kulkarni, S., Gagne, M., & Barton-Maclaren, T. S. (2021). Canadian Regulatory Perspective on Next Generation Risk Assessments for Pest Control Products and Industrial Chemicals. Frontiers in Toxicology, 3. 

  • Tao, T., Bhuller, Y., Bonvalot, Y., Hill, M., Klein, A., Kozak, G., Plante, I., Robert, N. (2018). Weight of Evidence: General Principles and Current Applications at Health Canada. Health Canada Publication:180202. Catalogue number: H129-69/2018E-PDF. ISBN: 978-0-660-27301-3. Available at: Weight of Evidence: General Principles and Current Applications at Health Canada - Canada.ca. 

  • Linke, B., Mohr, S., Ramsingh D., Bhuller, Y. (2017). A retrospective analysis of the 1-year dog toxicity study in pesticide human risk assessments. Crit Rev Toxicol. 2017 Aug;47(7):581-591.

  • A Primer on Scientific Risk Assessment at Health Canada [2010]. Health Canada Publication: 100140. Catalogue number: H22-4/3-2010. ISBN: 978-1-100-15377-3. Available at: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/sr-sr/pubs/about-apropos/2010-scientif-ris/index-eng.php.
  • Russell, Hugo & Ayliffe's Principles and Practice of Disinfection, Preservation and Sterilization [5th Ed.]. Chapter 14.3: Regulatory authorization of hard surface disinfectants in Canada.