Global Risk Assessment Training Center (GRATC)
GRATC’s mission is to increase access to and availability of
foundational chemical risk assessment capacity building,
training, and resources, particularly in low
and middle-income and resource-limited regions.
The development of a Global Risk Assessment Training Center (GRATC) within HESI was approved by the HESI Board of Trustees in June 2021 as a mechanism to broaden HESI’s global impact and build upon existing expertise and programs within the HESI portfolio related to chemical risk assessment. GRATC officially launched in Q4 2021.
To become a leader in catalyzing the development, implementation, training, and communication of scientific approaches to chemical risk assessment on a global scale, with an aim to enhance both human and ecological health.