Jennifer A. Lowry is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. She has served as Director of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutic Innovations at Children’s Mercy in Kansas City, and as Director of Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit for Federal Region 7. She is the past-Chair of the Council on Environmental Health for the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is also a Board Member of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology. Dr Lowry completed her fellowship in pediatric pharmacology and medical toxicology as well as her residency in paediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City. She obtained her medical degree from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine in Vermillion. Her areas of interest include developmental pediatric pharmacology and toxicology, environmental toxicology, adolescent substance use, spider envenomations and adverse drug reactions.