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 (Idaho to Kentucky)

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.


* David Asplint, RN, Post Falls, ID
* Craig Bass, MD, Boise, ID
* Barbara Beck, RN, Twin Falls, ID
* Juliana Benner, Certified Colon Hydrotherapist, Boise, ID
* Larry Bybee, DDS, ND, CNC, Pocatello, ID
* Mark Cochran, DC, Sandpoint and Coeur d’Alene, ID
* Curtis Eastin, DDS, ND, Coeur d’Alene, ID
* Jamie Greenwalt, RN, Hayden Lake, ID
* Les Greenwalt, RN, Coeur d’Alene, ID
* Lori Gumper, DC, Twin Falls, ID
* Brenda Holcombe, ND, CPM (Certified Professional Midwife), Boise, ID
* Jane Itter, RDH, Boise, ID
* Dewain Lee, DC, NMN, Pocatello, ID
* Jon Lindsey, DC, Fruitland, ID
* Kimberly Markey, RN, BSN, Kuna, ID
* Tracy McElhinney, RDH, Boise, ID
L. R. Misner, Jr., DDS, NMD, Pediatric Dental Practitioner Private Practice, Co-Founder of the Academy of Dental Resources (www. adrdental.com), Pocatello, ID
* Deborah Mathison Noeker, RN, BSN, MS-Health Educator, Boise, ID
* Doug Ortman, DC, Sioux Falls, ID
* William Perry, DC, Eagle, ID
* Justin Petersen, DC, Fruitland, ID
* David Ricks, MD, Nampa, ID
Randall Wilkinson, MD, CEO, Trienelle Skincare, Coeur d’Alene, ID
* Arnold William, BS (Aquatic Resources), Water Treatment Plant Operator III, Lewiston, ID
* Kelly Williams, RHIT, MBA, Professor, Fruitland, ID


* Carri L. Alberson RN, Elk Grove Village, IL
• Marlo Albrecht, RN, BSN, Moline, IL
* Harold Allen, DC, Clinton, IL
*James Al-Oboudi, PhD, Chicago Ridge, IL
* Jennifer Andsager, RN, Streamwood, IL
* David Bartlett, MS, Chair, Environment Commission for Park Forest, IL
Marcia Basciano, DDS, Treasurer and Past President, International Academy of Oral medicine and Toxicology, Downers Grove, IL
* Leslea Bates, BS, MT (Medical Technologist for over 27 years), Metropolis, IL
* Ray Bayley, DC, Chicago, IL
* Daniel Becker, PhD (Organic Chemistry), Medicinal Chemistry expert, Chicago, IL
* Elaine Bennett, RN, Woodridge, IL
* Rich Berner, President/Owner Berner Plumbing & H20 Inc., Danville, IL
Kevin Boehm, DDS, Hoffman Estates, IL
* Donald P. Boettcher, DC, Belleville, IL
* Susan Bohdan, RN, MS, River Forest, IL
* Pamela Buettner, BSN, RN, Peoria, IL
* Yai Buranakul, MD, Danville, IL
* Elizabeth Burden, RN, Yorkville, IL
* Llana Call, DC, Clinical Nutritionist, Brookport, IL
* Danielle Cass, RN, Bartlett, IL
* Liane Casten, Environmental journalist/author; Chair: Chicago Media Watch; GeneWise, Evanston, IL
* Kamran Chaudhary, MD, Deer Park, IL
* Laura Chesney, RN, Naperville, IL
* Elizabeth Cutright, DVM, BS (Animal sciences), Chicago, IL
* Michael Dam, DC, Farmer City, IL
* Nathalie Del Rosario, RN, Chicago, IL
* Eric Dimalanta, DC, Chicago, IL
* Linda Ditzler, BSN, RN, BSWED, MHN, Bartelso, IL
* Michelle Dougherty, DC, Oswego, IL
* Aggie Eckert, DDS, Northfield, IL
* Linda Ellis, RN, Ingleside, IL
Samuel S. Epstein, MD, Professor Emeritus, Environmental & Occupational Medicine University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Chairman, Cancer Prevention Coalition, Chicago, IL
* Kelly Evans, MD, Herrin, IL
* Laurie Fahrner, RN, Peoria, IL
* Dawn Felber, RN, BSN, Lake Forest, IL
* Umberto Ficarella, DDS, Bartlett, IL
* Tina Ficarelli, LPT (Licensed Physical Therapist), Chicago, IL
* Douglas Fields, JD, CPA, Winnetka, IL
* Milton Fried, MD, DC, RPT, Dipl Acupuncture, Atlanta, GA* Francis Flores, RN, Gilberts, IL
* David Foss, DC, Elburn, IL
* Jessica Fowler, RT(R)(CT), Peoria, IL
* Beverly Gantos, RD (registered dietitian), Naperville, IL
* John Girardi, MD, BS Chem E, Sleepy Hollow, IL
* Mike Gordon, DC, Charleston, IL
* Katie Green, RN, BSN, Normal, IL
* Joseph Hansen, DC, Glenview, IL
* Robert Harson, MD, MSPH, Rock Island, IL
* Antonia Herbstreit, RN, Champaign, IL
* Teri Herdzina, RN, Belvidere, IL
* Francisco Hernandez, Electrical Mechanical Applied Science (USAF), Chicago Department of Water Management, Chicago, IL
* Carl Hopman, PhD, Wilmette, IL
* Ellen Horvat, RN, BSN, Lockport, IL
* Jill House, DC, Lockport, IL
* Sue Hren, RN, BSN, New Lenox, IL
* Jan Hussong, DC, PT, Wheaton, IL
* Shemuel Israel, DC, Chicago, IL
* Joshua Johnson, DC, Normal, IL
* Heidi Jost, RN, CCP, LP, Rockford, IL
* Tom Klausing, Senior Marketing Director, Hoffman Estates, IL
* Marilyn Kroenig, RN, CNM, IBCLC, Quincy, IL
* Loree Kowalis, RN, BSN, MS, Orland Park, IL
* Irma Kuptel, MD, Park Ridge, IL
* Diane Kurkjian, RDH, Westchester, IL
* Jamie Lane, RN, Macomb, IL
* Christine Lannon, RN, Springfield, IL
* Kristine Larsen, PA-C (Physician Assistant), Darien, IL
* Helen Lee, DC, Hoffman Estates, IL
* Lorena Lemaire, DDS, Chicago, IL
* Melissa Li, DC, Chicago, IL
* Lynn Liefer, RN, Belleville, IL
* Emily Lindner, MD, Chicago, IL
* Elizabeth Lonergan, RN, Palos Heights, IL
* Agnes Loughlin, MSN, CNHP, Chicago, IL
* Elizabeth Mahanna, MD, Chicago, IL
Forest Mapes, DC, Lyons, IL
* Laurence Masur, MD, Dundee, IL
* James McDonnell, MD, Glen Ellyn, IL
* Michele McShea, MSW, Carbondale, IL
* Michael McVady, DC, Chicago, IL
* Margarita Melikian, DC, BS, Glen Ellyn, IL
* Joseph Mercola, DO, Chicago, IL
* AnnaBelle Meredith, RN, Coal Valley, IL
* Michele Meservey, BA-Environmental Studies, Medic, McHenry, IL
Carolyn Fodrea Miller, MA, Director, Reading Research Center, member, American Academy of Environmental Medicine, Arlington Heights, IL
* Susan Muller, MS, RN, COHN-S, Chicago, IL
* Holly Norman, RN, Galesburg, IL
* Izabella Nowosadzka, PharmD, Chicago, IL
* Luca Oh, DC, Lincolnwood, IL
* Julie Oliver, BSN, Donovan, Il
* Jennifer Panicko, RD, LDN, Buffalo Grove, IL
* Janet Pannaralla, DDS, Skoke, IL
* Terence Patrick, DC, DeKalb, IL
* Madeline Permutt, DC, Chicago, IL
* Andi Peterson, RN, Freeport, IL
* Jeffrey Pfeifer, DC, BS, Alton, IL
* Jonathan Polcyn, DC, St. Charles, IL
* Carol Poland, RN, Warrensburg, IL
Donna K. Porterfield, DMD, Granite City, IL
* Julie Quinn, JD, Mount Vernon, IL
* Sheila Raila, RN, Champaign, IL
* Dymna Rielly, RN, Romeoville, IL
* Sandy Redlich, RN, BA, Oneida, IL
* Curtis Rexroth, DC, MA, CCN (Certified Clinical Nutritionist), Moline, IL
* Thomas Rohde, MD, Decatur, IL
* Kelli Roling, RD, LDN, Peoria, IL
John A. Rothchild, DDS, MAGD, DAAPM, IMD, NMD, Hoffman Estates, IL
* David Rousseau, DC, CCST (Chiropractic Certification Spinal Trauma), Somonauk, IL
* Kimberly J. Sachs, DC, Shiloh, IL
* Victor Salcedo, MD, Skokie, IL
* Heba Saleh, MA (English), Chicago, IL
* Christina Samycia, PsyD, Chicago, IL
* Barbara Schlake, RN, St. Charles, IL
* Elizabeth Schoettly, JD, Chicago, IL
* Alice Schultz, RN, BA, Centralia, IL
* Carol Schuster, BSN, MSN, Urbana, IL
* Steven Sciame, DC, Chicago, IL
* Brad Scott, PhD, Chicago, IL
* Mary Jane Sieber, MOTR/L (Masters of Occupational Therapy), Chicago, IL
* Dave Simone, DDS, Northbrook, IL
* Jennifer Sloane, MSE, PE (Licensed Engineer in the state of Michigan), Chicago, IL
* Mary St. John, RN, Berwyn, IL
Jean Starai, ND, Elgin, IL
* Julie Stearns, RN, Orion, IL
* Katrina Steckbeck, MS, CCN, Hoffman Estates, IL
* Rebecca Stevens, MS, RD, LDN, Moline, IL
Janet S. Stopka, DDS, President, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, Downers Grove, IL
Phillip P. Sukel, DDS, Past President of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, Huntley, IL
* Christopher Sweborg, RN, Galesburg, IL
* Alan Tang, DC, Darien, IL
* John Temple, DDS, Round Lake Beach, IL
* Joanne Effie Triantafillou, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Oak Lawn, IL
* Marny Turvill, MD, Evanston, IL
Demetra Vagias, MD, ND, River Forest, IL
* Brian Vanderbilt, DC, Mundelein, IL
* Jaclyn Vanderwarren, RN, Worth, IL
* M. Vetter, MD, PhD, Oak Park, IL
* Terry Vibbert, DDS, FAGD, Evansville, IL
* Carl Vigilante, RN (retired), Geneva, IL
* Fatima Vilich, MD, Northfield, IL
* Sharon Weinstein, RN, MS, CRNI, FAAN, FACW, Hawthorn Woods, IL
* Christie Walters-Beck, RN, BSN, Chicago, IL
* Charles Weiss, DC, Streamwood, IL
* Michelle Wesely, DC, Aurora, IL
* John Whaley, DC, Naperville, IL
* Stephanie Williams, RN, BSN, Antioch, IL
* Katherine Woltering, MPT (Master of Physical Therapy), Geneva, IL
* Rebecca Wroblewski, PhD (chemical engineering), Lombard, IL
* Rita Yarde, DC, Galesburg, IL
* Lily Young, RN, BSN, Hudson, IL


* Sheryl Atkins, MT (A.S.C.P.) (Certified Medical Technologist), Indianapolis, IN
* Linda Baker, Dental Hygienist (retired), New Whiteland, IN
* Vinod Barot, PhD, Highland, IN
* Marc A. Beiswanger, LDH, Indianapolis, IN
* Noor Borbieva, PhD, Fort Wayne, IN
* Diana Carter, RN, Anderson, IN
* Abhaya Deva, MS (Thermal & Environmental Engineering), Logansport, IN
* Diann Donahue, MA, Carmel, IN
* Andrea Fields, RRT, AE-C, Bedford, IN
* Abigail Frost, Founder, Save Maumee Grassroots Organization; Indiana Master Naturalist, Fort Wayne, IN
* Paul Kevin Gehin, DC, Carmel, IN
* James B. Gerni, DC, LAc, Connersville, IN
* Michael Gossweier, DDS, Indianapolis, IN
* Dawn Grimes, BS, MAT, Camby, IN
* Moira Haley, BSN, HNC (Holistic Nurse, Certified), Indianapolis, IN
* Jacqueline Hemmerling, AS (criminal justice), Thorntown, IN
* Mary Hill, RN, Michigan City, IN
Frank Jerome, DDS, Columbus, IN
* Gina Johann, RN, BSN, Madison, IN
* Kris Jumao-as, Registered Physical Therapist, Elkhart, IN
* Stacy Lashenik, LDH, Valparaiso, IN
* Andrew Liptak, RN, Schererville, IN
* Marian Lutz, RN, Boonville, IN
* Dora Madsen, RN, MA, CCRNr, South Bend, IN
D. Michael, MD (Neurologist and Psychiatrist), South Bend, IN
* Lisa Newlin, BA, PDHom, Madison, IN
* Chris Nunier, DC, New Albany, IN
* N. Ann Peterson, RN, Schererville, IN
* Scott Posner, DDS, Michigan City, IN
* Frank Schiebel, MD, Elkhart, IN
* Tim Schultz, PhD, Fort Wayne, IN
* Janice Smith, MD, Mishawaka, IN
* Jennifer Steinbachs, PhD (Ecology), Bloomington, IN
* Janice Stetina, PhD, Indianapolis, IN
* Joseph Zirille, Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Grade DSL Water Distribution Operator License GISP (Geographic Information System Professional), Granger, IN


* Lacey Akridge, DC, Carter Lake, IA
* Michael Angelos, BSEE (Electrical Engineer), Davenport, IA
* Teresa Baker, RN, BSN, LMT, Ft. Madison, IA
* Stephanie Bhogal, DC, Bettendorf, IA
* James Conforti, BS, DC, Dubuque, IA
* Ben Eversage, Chiropractor, Fairfield, IA
* Deborah Eversage, RDH, Fairfield, IA
* Salem Fauser, RN, BSN, CLNC, Waterloo, IA
* Rich Fetcho, DC, Bloomfield, IA
* Pamela Gindl, DC, Davenport, IA
* Susan Hasenmiller, RN, DeWitt, IA
* Sharon Hesse, BSN, DC, Walcott, IA
* Wayne House, RN, BS, GKCC, Marshalltown, IA
* Sherri Johnson, RN, BSN, BBA, Clarinda, IA
* Christine Kean, BS Pharmacy, Missouri Valley, IA
* George Knorr, DR. RER. NAT., Professor of Physics Emeritus, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
* Michael Merritt, DC, Cascade, IA
* Aleks Mikic, Doctor of Medical Heilkunst, Adel, IA
* Laura Murphy, DC, Williamsburg, IA
* Jacqueline Newhouse, DC, Davenport, IA
* Timothy Noonan, MD, Des Moines, IA
* Karen Paczkowski, MD, Johnston, IA
* Marilee Reasoner, RN, Cedar Rapids, IA
* Jacqueline Rodriguez, MBA, BS (Biology), Dubuque, IA
* Alan Rush, DC, Holstein, IA
* Mary Schnoes, RN, BS, Coralville, IA
* Theresa Sullivan, RN, Charles City, IA
* Ellen Thompson, DC, BS, Davenport, IA
* Carolyn Walker, MSN, ARNP, Family Nurse Practitioner, Clive, IA
* Kelly Wickenkamp, DC, Iowa City, IA
* Kristin Wilson, RN, Des Moines, IA


* Patty Aguilera, RN, Garden City, KS
Phillip M. Allen, MD, PhD, pathologist (retired), Wichita, KS
American Academy of Environmental Medicine, KS
* Liliane Baraban, MD, Pediatrician, Overland Park, KS
* Paul Baraban, DDS, Overland Park, KS
Albert W. Burgstahler, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. Co-author with George L. Waldbott, MD, and H. Lewis McKinney, PhD, of Fluoridation: The Great Dilemma (Coronado Press, 1978) and editor since 1998 of the international quarterly journal Fluoride, published by the International Society for Fluoride Research, Lawrence, KS
* Rodney Clements, DC, DABCI, El Dorado, KS
* Kristie Coup, JD, Hope, KS
* Ernest Cowden, DC, Lawrence, KS
* Stacey Estes, BSN, MSN, Olathe, KS
* Paul Peter Finney, DC, BSc, Humboldt, KS
* Diane Garner, RN, Frontenac, KS
* Kyle Garrison, DO, Topeka, KS
* Marta Granberry, MA Education, Topeka, KS
* Mark Green, ND, Roeland Park, KS
* Roy Hart, MD, Olathe, KS
* Kay Heizer, BS, Health Educator, Wichita, KS
* Lynnette Hendrickson, DC, FICPA, North Newton, KS
* Todd Hendrickson, DC, North Newton, KS
W. Robert Hetrick, PhD, Research Coordinator, Fluoride Team of Kansas, Wichita, KS
* Charles Hinshaw, MD, Wichita, KS
* Jacob Holdren, DC, Wichita, KS
Robin Jackson, MS, ACS, AOCS, Professor of Chemistry, Central Christian College, McPherson, KS
* Robbie Killingsworth, DC, Kansas City, KS
* Tim Kistner, RN, Shawnee, KS
* Jeremy D. Kobler, DC, Merriam, KS
* Jason Konrade, MA (Physical Therapy), Emporia, KS
* Erik Leon, PharmD, Topeka, KS
* Marion Lyons, RN, Haddam, KS
* Molly Mahoney, BSN, RN, BA, IBCLC, Olathe, KS
* Kevin McCurdy, PE, (Project Engineer, Drinking Water and Wastewater Engineering), Lenexa, KS
Gerald Natzke, DO, President, American Academy of Environmental Medicine, Wichita, KS
* Kyle Nilsen, MSME, Wichita, KS
* Mary Oberg, MN, RN, ARNP, CHTP, Olathe, KS
* Debra Pennick, RN, BSN, Lenexa, KS
* Mary Petrones, MA Education, Teacher for 35 years, Overland Park, KS
* Megan Pribyl, MSPT, BS, Olathe, KS
* Cindy Rogers , OTR/L (Occupational Therapist, Registered, Licensed), Kansas City, KS
* Teresa Smith, RN, Wichita, KS
* Bruce Swickard, DC, Overland Park, KS
* Mark Wallace, DC, Overland Park, KS
* Linda West, RN, Olathe, KS
* Kelli White, RN, Lawrence, KS
* Kronah J. Wood, CPhT, Overland Park, KS


* Joe Austin, Class IV-4 drinking water treatment operator, Glasgow, KY
* Gerald Baker, DC, Lexington, KY
* Staven Bhatt, MS, Director Research IAAM, Louisville, KY
* Sean Brady, DC, Louisville, KY
* Jacqui Bryant, CAc, Lexington, KY
* Robin Carpenter, RN, BSN, Lexington, KY
* Victoria Donald, RN, BSN, Ashland, KY
* Shauna Elbisser, RN, Ft. Mitchell, KY
* Joan Ferrante, PhD, Professor of Sociology, Bellevue, KY
* Peggy Fishman, MD, Louisville, KY
Boyd Haley, PhD, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
John C. Kall, DMD, FAGD, Chairman, Board of Directors, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, Louisville, KY
* John Kilpatrick, PhD, Louisville, KY
* Lauren Lane, RD, Lexington, KY
Robert W. Lavely, DMD, MBA, PSC, Private dental practice, Louisville, KY
* Cheryl Martin, RN, Mount Washington, KY
* Eric Martin, DC, Owensboro, KY
* Rhonda Miller, RN, Taylorsville, KY
* Scott Miller, Pharm D., Louisville, KY
* Holly Niehoff, BS, RS (Kentucky Registered Sanitarian), Environmental Health & Safety Specialist, Hazardous Materials Technician, Morehead, KY
* Mary Perry, ARNP (Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner), Lexington, KY
* William Prebble, PhD, Cynthiana, KY
* Sam Quick, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Lexington, KY
* Raysha Rashidian, DC, Henderson, KY
* Robert E. Reeves, JD, Lexington, KY
* Marcia Roark, RN, BSN, Lawrenceburg, KY
* Mark Raymond, Civilian RT(R) (Radiologic technologist), Military trained Hospital Corpsman, Louisville, KY
* Rae Schooley, MAEd, Louisville, KY
* W. E. Stambaugh, Kentucky Drinking Water Operator Class IV-A, Lab Superisor, KWWOA/KLA Lab Analyst I, KCMLCP Lab Analyst, OSHA certified 10 hour instructor, HAZMAT Technician Level II, Ashland, KY
* Patricia Thronton, RN, Custer, KY
* George Tolhurst, President, Cane Run Road Educational Fund, Louisville, KY
* Sharon Potter West, RN, Lancaster, KY
Craig E. Williams, Director: Kentucky Environmental Foundation, Director: Chemical Weapons Working Group, Recipient: 2006 Goldman Environmental Prize, KY
* Agnieszka Zarycki, RD (Registered Dietitian), Middlesboro, KY


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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