Fluoride Action Network

Professionals Statement

FAN's Professionals Statement to End Water Fluoridation has been signed by over 4,000 medical, dental, scientific, and environmental professionals. See the list of signatories and add your name to the list. Professionals can add their name to this statement by clicking the link below.

U.S. Signers (Florida to Hawaii)

The following professionals have signed the Professionals’ Statement Calling for an End to Fluoridation. Due to the number, the U.S. signers have been divided by their state of residence.
– Original signers to the Statement do not have an asterisk preceding their name.
– See below for International and other U.S. signers.
- Professionals can add their name to this statement by clicking here.

FLORIDA

* Amanda Ackerman-Salazar, RDH, Tampa, FL
* Francesca Alonso, MS, CCC-SLP, Tampa, FL
* Dennis Amatangelo, ND, CNC, Weston, FL
* Simon Amir, DMD, Gainesville, FL
* Jesse Artus, BS, CSCS, Hallandale Beach, FL
* Ethel Bakke, MA, LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor), Bokeelia, FL
* Nada Balbachan, RN, Hollywood, FL
* Jerald Balduf, DC, St. Petersburg, FL
Douglas A. Balog, MS, JD, author of Law Review article on the illegality of artificial fluoridation, Palm Bay, FL
* Joyce Banks, RN, Miramar, FL
Ray G. Behm, DDS, Natural Dentistry, Clearwater, FL
* Antonio Betancourt, MD, Tallahassee, FL
* Richard Bialosky, Architect, Vero Beach, FL
* Rosemary Bishop, MS Hlth.Ed., Pensacola, FL
* Lorraine Blum, LCSW (Licensed Masters in Social Work) MSW, Delray Beach, FL
* Karen Browning, RN, Parrish, FL
* Konstantin Burenin, Pharm. D, Hollywood, FL
* Marie Castellano, RN, Cape Coral, FL
* Alice Cerkoney, MS, CCC-A Audiologist, Tampa, FL
* Eli Chaimowicz, DOM, LAc, LMT, Boca Raton, FL
* Steven Chamberlain, DMD, Ormond Beach, FL
* Judith Chambers, MA, CCC-A/SLP, FAAA, Boca Raton, FL
* Cynthia Chetlain, RN, Bradenton, FL
* Heather Cinca, CCC/SLP (Certificate of Clinical Competency-Speech-Language Pathology), Merritt Island, FL
* Eric Cohen, DC, Lake Worth, FL
* Alicia Coker, MD, Miami, FL
Theo Colborn, PhD, President, TEDX (The Endocrine Disruption Exchange), Paonia, Colorado, co-author “Our Stolen Future”, Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
* Paul Collins, OD (Doctor of Optometry), Ocala, FL
* Anne Connolly, ASCP CT (Certified Cytotechnologist), Panama City Beach, FL
* Jordan Cooper, DC, St. Petersburg, FL
* Kelli Coram, Associate of Sciences in Dental Hygiene, Clermont, FL
* Mark Corke, DDS, FAGD fellow in the academy of General Dentistry, Sanibel, FL
* Terry Corke, RDH, Sanibel, FL
James F. Coy, MD, Immediate Past President of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine, Past President of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Private Practice of Medicine, Punta Gorda, FL
* William Coyle, EMT-Paramedic, Jacksonville, FL
Joyce S. Cream, Psy. D, Clinic Director, Englewood, FL
* Tanya Crino, MBA, Tampa, FL
Corrie J. Crowe, DDS, Orlando, FL
* Karen Cummings, RN, LMT, CHTP, Saint Pete Beach, FL
* Deborah Cunningham, PhD, Hollywood, FL
* Brian Dawson, DC, Clearwater, FL
* Susan Dees, MSN, MEd, ARNP, Jacksonville, FL
* Gary Dellerson, MD (retired), West Palm Beach, FL
* Shirley Dellerson, RN, West Palm Beach, FL
* Tatiana Denning, DO, Valrico, FL
* Catherine Deptula, DVM, BS, Brandon, FL
* Charles Despres, DMD, Fort Lauderdale, FL
* Heinz Dinter, PhD, Miami, FL
* Raymond Dixon, RN, PM, Orlando, FL
* A. Lynn Dolson, MD, Tallahassee, FL
William Campbell Douglass, III, MD, MS, New Smyrna Beach, FL
* Arlette Drahos, RN, North Port, FL
* Robert Duerkes, MS, DABR, Medical Radiation Physicist, Port Charlotte, FL
* Tally Eddings II, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Fern Park, FL
* Angel Edfors, RN, Auburndale, FL
* David Edwards, DMD, Sanford, FL
* George Edwards, DMD, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, Sanford, FL
* Michael F. Edwards, MA, CHES, RHEd, Health Education Program Manager, Patrick AFB, FL
* Kathleen R. Eickwort, PhD, (Former Research Associate, Cornell Division of Nutritional Sciences), Ocala, FL
* Margaret Eland, Masters (Education Administration), Daytona Beach, FL
* Kurt A. Enget, DC, Venice, FL
* April English, RN, Palm Harbor, FL
* Celia Evans, PhD, North Miami Beach, FL
* Ken Farley, ND, Ormond Beach, FL
* Thomas Fisher, RN, Wellington, FL
Naomi Flack, EdM, co-founder in 1975 of the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation (NYSCOF), Fluoride Action Network (FAN) Advisory Board Member, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
* Roy Flack, LLB, MBA, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
* Norma Fleischer, Rev, DSW, BCD, Naples, FL
Ann Fonfa, President, The Annie Appleseed Project, Delray Beach, FL
* Emily Forester, RN, Punta Gorda, FL
* Claire Friedman, RN, BSN, Tampa, FL
Christi K. Fuller, RDH Retired, Stuart, FL
* Joan Giganti, RN, BSN, Destin, FL
* Charles Glenn, DC, Brooksville, FL
Steven N. Green, DDS, Past President South Dade District Dental Society, Past President Holistic Dental Association, Miami, FL
* Edye E. Groseclose, PhD (Biochemistry), Davie, FL
* Sophie Guellati-Salcedo, PhD, Miami, FL
* Cathy Haigh, RDH, Hobe Sound, FL
* Adrienne Hall, DC, Naturopathic Medical Doctor, Clearwater, FL
* Cathleen Hamza, RN, Cocoa Beach, FL
* Jon Harrell, DO, Plastic Surgeon, Weston, FL
* James Harrison, DDS, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
James A. Harrison, DDS (retired), Lake Worth, FL
* Stefanie Hart, DC, Fort Myers, FL
* Stacy Henley-Calhoun, RN, Lakewood Ranch, FL
* Travis L. Herring, MD, Orange City, FL
* Genevieve C. Isaksen, RN, Key West, FL
* Danny Jennings, OTR/L (Occupational Therapist Registered/Licensed), Wesley Chapel, FL
* Joe Johnson, DC, Paxton, FL
* Hugh Jorgan, DDS, Tampa, FL
* Rita Jungman, ARNP (Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner), Havana, FL
* Eva Kaman, RPH, Surfside, FL
* Diane Kasmer, RN, DC, Ocala, FL
* Cheryl Kaster, DC, Fort Myers, FL
* Brian Kehoe, DC, New Port Richey, FL
* Denise Kehoe, DC, New Port Richey, FL
* Ian M. Keogh, BA, Academic Dean, Jacksonville, FL
* Merrill Kramer, RN, Clearwater, FL
* Elaine Krantzberg, RN, Tampa, FL
* David Kuhn, MD, Ocala, FL
* Glorida LaLone, RN, Pensacola, FL
* Jill Langer, PhD, Tampa, FL
* William Lawrence, DC, Yulee, FL
* Barbara Laxon, BS (Occupational Therapy), AS (Physical Therapy), Miramar, FL
* Ed Leary, PhD, Environmentalist & Health Publisher, Sun City Center, FL
* Pamela LeClair, RDH, Clearwater, FL
* Barbara Lee, RN, Licensed Nutritionist, Largo, FL
* Alejandro Leon, MS, RD, Miami, FL
* Esteban Leon, DMD (Hg free dentist), Miami Beach, FL
* Linda Lesperance, DOM (Doctor of Oriental Medicine) NCCAOM Diplomate, BA (psychology), Boca Raton, FL
* Elle Maslanova, JD, Miami, FL
* Anna Masterson, MPH, Monticello, FL
* Diane Mathieu RN, BSN, Naples, FL
* Davey Ann McEvers, LAc, Sarasota, FL
* Verla McFadden, BSN, Indialantic, FL
* Craig Mencl, DC, Clearwater, FL
* Karen Mercereau, RN, Lutz, FL
* Mary Ellen Meyers, RN, Cape Coral, FL
* Esther Misdraji, Psy.D, Miami, FL
* Miramanni Mishkin, PhD, MS, Gainesville, FL
* Joan Moran, RN, Melbourne, FL
* Jeffrey Mueller, MD, Director, Mueller Institute for Holistic Medicine, Altamonte Springs, FL
* Jade Murray, Master’s in Psychology, Longwood, FL
* Kim Murray, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
• Gail Nelson, PhD (Clinical Psychology), Ormond Beach, FL
* Steven Nelson, MD, St. Petersburg, FL
* Sheila Noiles, BSN, LMT, Ormond Beach, FL
* Cynthia O’Donnell, RDH, Lake Worth, FL
* Raymond Page, DC, Miami, FL
Carol Patton (deceased), RN, Jupiter, FL
* Michael Pease, DC, Lutz, FL
* Elaine Phame, OD, Fort Myers, FL
* John Polley, Director of Utilities for Martin County, Stuart, FL
* Lauralyn Popp, RN, BSN, Jacksonville, FL
* Dominique Posk, PhD, Delray Beach, FL
* Gregory Prior, DDS, Clearwater , FL
* Roman Pravak, MD, Tampa, FL
* Iris Ramirez, DVM, Fort Myers, FL
* Brandi Reddick, PharmD, Jacksonville, Fl
* Robert Reed, MD, Lake City, FL
* Rosemary Renfrew, RN, Port Charlotte, FL
* Hyman Roberts, MD, FACP, FCCP, Palm Beach, FL
* Jeraldine Rosenthal, PT, DPT (Physical Therapist), Sarasota, FL
* John Rossi, PhD, Former Director of Naval Health Research Center – Environmental Health Effects Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB (Ohio), Naples, FL
* Nicole Rothman, DC, Lake Worth, FL
* Peter Rozendal, PT (Physical Therapist), Cantonment, FL
* Susan Sanchez, RN (Oncology certified nurse), Miami, FL
* Mark Sbarro, DO, Lady Lake, FL
* Lowell Sherris, MD, Coral Spings, FL
* Emanuele Sarnelli, MS Emergency medicine and Level 1 Trauma Surgical Team, Middleburg, FL
* Anna Maria Schmidt, RRT, Lakewood Ranch, FL
* Nancy Schneider, MBA, MA, Member of the City of Delray Beach Green Advisory Taskforce, Delray Beach, FL
* Joya Schoen, MD, Winter Park, FL
* Jed Shlackman, MS Ed, LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor), C.Ht. (Certified Hypnotherapist), Miami, FL
* Rebecca Shytle, ARNP (Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner), Largo, FL
* Julie Simonson, JD, Sarasota, FL
* Ryan Sousley, DC, Naples, FL
* Sandra Sral, RDH, Deerfield Beach, FL
* Zachary Stalnaker, DC, Atlantic Beach, FL
* Anthony Stanganelli, DC, Clearwater, FL
* Susan Stewart, Acupuncture Physician, Diplomate of NCCAOM, Saint Petersburg, FL
* Linda Stuckey, RN, Lake Placid, FL
* Aaron Tracy, JD, LLM, Sarasota, FL
* Howard Tupper, PhD, Palm City, FL
* Stephen Umlas, JD, BME, North Miami Beach, FL
* Brandy Van Etten, RDH, Bradenton, FL
* Bill Vear, Licensed Indoor Air Quality Professional, State of Massachusetts, for Asbestos and Lead, Certified Mold Inspector, State of Florida, St Pete Beach, FL
* Kathy Veon, LAc, Lake Mary, FL
* Taylor Vititow, RN, West Palm Beach, FL
* Brian Vogt, DC, Oviedo, FL
* George von Hilsheimer, PhD, Maitland, FL
* Lisa Waterman, DVM, Navarre, FL
* David Welch, JD, Pompano Beach, FL
* Mary Wheeler-McFarland, JD, RN, BSN, Dunedin, FL
* Cynthia Williams, RN, Gainesville, FL
• Patricia Williams, RN, Clearwater, FL
Bernie Windham, Biostatistician and Engineer, Research Director, DAMS (Dental Amalgam Mercury Syndrome) International, Tallahassee, Fl
Kenneth N. Woliner, MD, ABFP, Family Physician, Boca Raton, FL
* David A. Wood, MD, Board Certified Family Practitioner, Bradenton, FL
* Angela Workman, RN, Ocala, FL
* Nelly Yefet, AP (Acupuncture), DOM, RDH, Miami, FL
* Kirk Youngman, DMD, Clearwater, FL
* Marilyn Zgorski, RN, MSN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Apopka, FL

GEORGIA

* Winfield J. Abbe, PhD (Physics), Athens, GA
* Gloria Anderson, RN, Atlanta, GA
* Keith Aspinwall, DC, LaGrange, GA
* William Babb, holds licenses from the State of Georgia: Water Treatment Plant Operator Class I, Wastewater Plant Operator Class I, Water Lab Analyst, and Wastewater Lab Analyst, Lafayette, GA
* Sydney Bacchus, PhD (Hydroecologist), Athens, GA
* Duward Benson, DC, RN, Macon, GA
Carol S. Berman, DDS, Norcross, GA
* Michele Bonnett, BS, RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator), Canton, GA
* Richard Brandon, MD, Kingsland, GA
* Lynda Bribach, DC, Roswell, GA
* Todd Brown, DC, CNC, Gainesville, GA
* MaryEllen Byczek, RN, BSN, CCRN, CGC, CIRRN, Atlanta, GA
• Glenn Carroll, Coordinator, NuclearWatch South, Decatur, GA
* Stephen Caudill, BS, Environmental Consultant, former Senior Nuclear Facilities Inspector, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Decatur, GA
* Michael Clarkson, DMD, Athens, GA
* Kim Cook, RN, BSN, Suwanee, GA
* Carol Crawford, RN, CLC, IBCLC, Savannah, GA
Bertha Crowell, RN (ret.), MA, Athens, GA
* Era Elaine Darden, RN, Kennesaw, GA
* Pam Davidson, PT, Roswell, GA
* Ronald Davis, DDS, Hinesville, GA
* James de Medici, BSN RN, Augusta, GA
* Joyce Dillon, RN, MN, health-wellness coach and speaker, Atlanta, GA
* Twila Dove, ASCP, Medical Technologist, Fayetteville, GA
* Ronald Dressler, DDS, Norcross, GA
* Carolyn Duhart, MBA, Loganville, GA
* Janet Early, DC, Powder Springs, GA
* Kristin Edwards, RN, Stockbidge, GA
* Anna Evans, RN, BSN, Griffin, GA
* Amanda Faulk, BSN, RN, Columbus, GA
* Robert Feinberg, DC, Columbus, GA
* Tim Flor, RN, Clarkesville, GA
* Linda Frey, RN, Canton, GA
* Ruben Garcia, MD, Athens, GA
* Roberta Gates, RN, MSN, Albany, GA
* Janine Goodheart, DC, Fayetteville, GA
* Cheryl Graham, RN, Martinez, GA
* Edward E. Hamilton, PhD, Byron, GA
* Amanda Hebert, RDH, Powder Springs, GA
* Marcus Hegger, DC, Royston, GA
* David Jockers, DC, MS, CSCS, Kennesaw, GA
* Bennie S. Johnson, MD, DO, NMD, Rossville, GA
* Peggy Kalis, DC, Marietta, GA
* Laura Keith, DMD, Moultrie, GA
* Daniel Kuehne, DC, BS, Atlanta, GA
* Carol Lewis, RN, Morganton, GA
* Helen Mann, BSN, RN, Nutritionist, Conyers, GA
* Joseph McNamara, DC, DACNB, FACFN, BS, Cumming, GA
Larry F. Mehne, PhD, Professor of Chemistry, Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA
* Samuel Mielcarski, DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy), Roswell, GA
* Janet Mixson, LAc, AP, DOM, St Marys, GA
* Shana Morris, DC, Ringgold, GA
* Sara Nesbitt, RDH, Plains, GA
* Maureen Newman, RD, LD/N, Marietta, GA
* Yomi Nosbi, PhD (Environmental Science), Executive Director, Environmental Community Action (Eco-Action), GA
* Aleasha M. Odom, RN, Norcross, GA
* Tom Paris, DC, Martinez, GA
* Bobbie Paul, Director, Atlanta WAND (Women’s Action for NewDirections), Atlanta, GA
* Greg Powell, Registered Pharmacist, Savannah, GA
* Michael Prolman, Publisher, Water.info, Atlanta, GA
* JeNeen Ridgeway, DC, Atlanta, GA
* Jason Roberts, DSc (Water Toxicology & the ecological impact in Arthropoda), Douglasville, GA
* Catherine Root, MT(ascp) (International Medical Technologist), Milledgeville, GA
* Jana Rose, DPM (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine), Cornelia, GA
* Tammy Ruefli, DC, Roswell, GA
* Robert Russell, DMD, MS, Athens, GA
* Kathirae Severson, DO, PhD, RPh, Demorest, GA
Bill Sheehan, PhD, former Executive director of the Grass Roots Recycling Network, current director of Product Policy Institute, Athens, GA
* Becky Smith, RN, Brunswick, GA
* Carol Smith-Renkel, RN, CCM, Cumming, GA
* Carol Snyder, RN, Carrollton, GA
* Joanne Steele, Board President, Action for a Clean Environment, Sautee-Macoochee, GA
* Nichole Sullivan, DC, Woodstock, GA
* Anne O. Summers, PhD, Professor  of Microbiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
* Thomas VanGalder, DDS, Marietta, GA
* Charlotte Cox Van Hoozier, MD, Macon, GA
* Greg Weatherford, RPh, Peachtree City, GA
* Carol Westbrooks, Nurse, Lactation Consultant, Childbirth educator, Marietta, GA
* Yolanda Whyte, MD, Atlanta, GA
* Robert Yoak, DC, Bethlehem, GA

HAWAII

* Zoe Alexander, PHD (Clinical Psychology), Kihei, HI
* Allen Bastecki, DC, Honolulu, HI
* James D. Bowen, MD, Honokaa, HI
Ronald Carlson, DDS, Honolulu, HI
* Jacqueline Chan, DrPH, Honolulu, HI
Adrian Chang, nuclear engineer (USN, retired), Citizens for Safe Drinking Water, Oahu, HI
* Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, Kihei, HI
David T. Doi, DDS, Past President of Hawaii County Dental Society, HI
* Judith Driver, PhD, Health Management Consultant, Kailua, HI
* Hesh Goldstein, MS (Nutrition), “Health Talk” Moderator, K-108 Radio, Honolulu, HI
* Anna Handler, CAS (Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist), Kilauea, HI
William Harris, MD, Retired Emergency Physician, Honolulu, HI
* Alton G. Kanter, DDS, MAc, Kilauea, HI
Paul Kenyon, ND, Licensed Naturopathic Physician, Honolulu, HI
* Sierra Levy, ND, LAc, Kihei, HI
* Candy Muir, RN, NTP (nutritional therapy practitioner), Ewa Beach, HI
* Tanya Newgent, RN, Kaneohe, HI
* John Nix, DC, Kihei, HI
* Gregory Pouls, DC, Hilo, HI
* Douglas Rowles, MD (Orthopaedic surgeon), Aiea, HI
* Kay Sooto, RN, Ewa Beach, HI
* Waymer Strahm, MD, Naalehu, HI
* Matthew Tuttle, DC, Pearl City, HI

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U.S. signers are listed by State:

•• AL, AK, AZ, AR, CO, CT, DE, DC
•• California
•• FL, GA, HI •• ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY
•• LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT
•• NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND
•• OH, OK, OR, PA, RI •• SC, SD, TN, TX, UT
•• VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

See also INTERNATIONAL Signers

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