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Ray A. Matulka, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President & Director of Toxicology

Ray A. Matulka, Ph.D. is the Executive Vice President and Director of Toxicology at Burdock Group. Dr. Matulka has more than a decade of experience in the analysis of toxicity data and conducting safety and risk assessments.


He earned a doctorate in toxicology from the Medical College of Virginia and has post-doctoral experience at both Boston University School of Medicine and the University of North Carolina. He has industry experience at the Nebraska Dept. of Environmental Control and as a senior genetic toxicologist at Genesys Research in North Carolina. He is co-author of two book chapters and has authored twenty publications since obtaining his doctoral degree. Dr. Matulka has experience presenting information to the FDA, USDA, and EPA.


Among other responsibilities, Dr. Matulka is accountable for the development of consumption analysis and reporting and offers guidance in strategic scientific business planning and critical decision making to Burdock Group clients in the food ingredient, health, and nutrition industries.


  • Animal Feed/ Pet Food


  • Risk Assessment

  • Establishing Analytical Parameters for Specifications

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