Hadler A da Silva, MS, ASP

Roles and Responsibilities

As the Senior Safety Advisor, Hadler is responsible for proactively building relationships with University and University-affiliate research personnel to facilitate the delivery of high-quality safety services and guidance across a broad range of disciplines throughout the University’s expansive research enterprise and multiple campuses. Hadler maintains a client-focused approach and assesses research safety procedures and practices and developing creative, sustainable and compliant solutions that meet the operational needs of research personnel and are consistent with University standards and best practices. Through collaborations with EH&S colleagues and various University stakeholders and affiliates, Hadler ensures effective and efficient implementation and management of biological, chemical and radiation safety program elements in alignment with the Research Safety Program Strategic Plan.

Hadler received his Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science with a concentration in Toxicology from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Master of Science in Environmental Health Sciences from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Prior to joining EH&S, Hadler worked as a lab technician in the Environmental Health Science department at Columbia University where he often interacted with EH&S. When not at work, Hadler volunteers as a mentor for the NYC chapter of Minds Matter where he helps underprivileged high achieving high school students prepare for and apply to college.

In his free time, Hadler enjoys going out dancing, exploring New York City for the next food spot, and cooking.