Kara Hitchko

Senior Toxicologist

MS, Toxicology, Oregon State University, 2010
BS, Environmental Science, Western Washington University, 2006

Joined Floyd|Snider: 2017

Kara Hitchko is a Senior Toxicologist with expertise in upland and in-water environmental investigations, remediation projects, and human health and ecological risk assessments. Kara has designed and implemented complex sediment investigations in freshwater and marine locations in Washington, Oregon, California, and New York. She also has extensive experience with groundwater, soil, soil vapor, and water quality monitoring and tissue sampling.

Professional Strengths

Experience with environmental remediation projects regulated under CERCLA, MTCA, and SMS

Experience with dredged material evaluation and disposal under DMMP and SEF

Specialized in developing efficient and statistically robust field programs

Management of human health and ecological risk assessments at petroleum- and metals-impacted sites

Skilled data analyst with the ability to communicate complicated results to a diverse audience