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 (Alabama to D.C.)

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.

ALABAMA

* Mary Barker, CDA (Certified Dental Assistant), Charleston, SCAmanda Bell, MD, Dothan, AL
* Virginia Beall, BSB, RN, BSN, Mobile, AL
* Naydine Biser, RN, Phenix City, AL
* Christy Brewer, RN, Childersburg, AL
* Donald Durbin, DC, Alexander City, AL
* Janis England, RN (Hemodialysis), Hartselle, AL
* Kathleen Ferrante, RN, Huntsville, AL
* Colleen Kelly, RN, BSN, Daphne, AL
* Kaye Kiker, Environmentalist, received “Dr. Martin Luther King’s Dreamers Award” in 2007 from SCLC,  Founder, Alabamians for a Clean Environment , York, AL
* Tonya Klein, PhD (Chemical Engineering), Tuscaloosa, AL
* Elizabeth Lowenthal, DO, JD, (Cancer Specialist), Columbiana, AL
* Amanda Monk, RN, Leeds, AL
* Amy Neimkin, CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist), MBA, Birmingham, AL
* Joe Patterson, MSc, PhD candidate, Decatur, AL
Malinda Pike, RN, BSN, Gaylesville, AL
* Venica Pompey, MBA, Hoover, AL
* Ilene Pruett, RN, Anniston, AL
* Arlon Sheffield, MT, Jacksonville, AL
* William Snow, DVM, Mobile, AL
* Deborah Wardly, MD, Millbrook, AL
* Jennifer Walston, PhD, Applied Mathematician/Operations Research Analysis, Montgomery, AL
* Patrick Wilkes, RN, Madison, AL
* Callie Zimmerman, MD, Birmingham, AL

ALASKA

* Dennis L. Anderson, DDS, Homer, AK
* Brad Buma, DDS, MD, Fairbanks, AK
* John Bursell, MD, Juneau, AK
* William Casey, Public Works Director, Level III Alaska Water Distribution Certified Operator, Level II Alaska Water Treatment Certified Operator, Seward, AK
* Diane Conway, LAc, Anchorage AK
Emily Kane, ND, LAc, Author Managing Menopause Naturally, Member of mayoral commission to re-examine risk/benefit of fluoridation, Juneau, AK
* Susan Kanen, BS, Drinking water chemist formerly with the Army Corps of Engineers, Anchorage, AK
* Leon Koenck, PA-C (Physician Assistant-Certified), Anchorage, AK
* Ryan Marshall, MATCM (Master of Acupuncture), LAc, Dipl. Ac, Anchorage, AK
* Mary Alice McKeen, JD, Administrative Judge, Juneau, AK
* Marianne Miller, DC, Wasilla, AK
* Patrick Neary, ND, formerly a chemical/environmental engineer, Juneau, AK
Craig O’Donoghue, DDS, Fairbanks, AK
* Andrew Pauli, MD, Anchorage, AK
* Elizabeth Reynolds, Registered Forensic Nurse, Big Lake, AK
* Grant Ritter, 30 year Water plant operator/superintendent, Juneau, AK
* Carolyn Roemer, RN, Seward, AK
* Ty Vincent, MD, Wasilla, AK
John D. Walsh, DDS, Anchorage, AK
* Karen Zamzow, DC, Sitka, AK

ARIZONA

* Thomas Alexander, MD, Scottsdale, AZ
* Connie Amireh, Dental Hygienist, Sun City, AZ
Stephen S. Baer, DDS, Past President, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, Sedona, AZ
* Adam Becker, RN, BSN, Scottsdale, AZ
* Allen Camp, DDS, Tucson, AZ
* Diana Campanella, MFA, Scottsdale, AZ
* Terru Cazee, RN, BSN, Phoenix, AZ
* Laura Conner, RN, Phoenix, AZ
* Joan M. Crooks, DC, Cottonwood, AZ
* Patricia Davis, RN, Corona De Tucson, AZ
* Deanne Decker, Pharmacy, BS, Mesa, AZ
* Andrew Dickens, ND, Tempe, AZ
* Jason DuPont, MD, Phoenix, AZ
* Antone Leigh Eason, MD, Kingman, AZ
* Cathie Ernst, RN, Scottsdale, AZ
* Erica Faircloth, MD (Obstetrician/Gynecologist), Phoenix, AZ
* Katherine Farago, RN, BSN, CWON, Mesa, AZ
* Lila Flagler, ND, Tucson, AZ
* Patrick Flanagan, MD, PhD, DSc, Cottonwood, AZ
* James Fredenberg, MD, Flagstaff, AZ
Frank W. George, DO, MD(H), Affiliate Associate Professor, Midwestern University, AZ College of Osteopathic Medicine, Phoenix, AZ
* Whitney Goldfine,  LAc, Masters Degree in Oriental Medicine, Cave Creek, AZ
* Christopher Hogan, DC, Anchorage, AK
* Laura Hatton, PhD (Nutrition), Clarkdael, AZ
* Theresa Healy, RN, Certified Health Counselor, Anthem, AZ
* Meria Heller, Journalist, Producer/Host of The Meria Show, Phoenix, AZ
* Christopher Hogan, DC, Anchorage, AK
* Debra Ivey, DC, Yuma, AZ
* Suneil Jain, ND, Scottsdale, AZ
* Sana Keller, RN, MS, Prescott, AZ
* Eugene Kim, DMD, Phoenix, AZ
* Joan LaBine, BS, MS, RD, Scottsdale, AZ
* Laurie LeDuc, PharmD, Gilbert, AZ
Terry J. Lee, DDS, Biological / Holistic Dentist, Phoenix, AZ
Susan Maline, MD, US Airways Medical Services, Banner Occupational Health, Tempe, AZ
* Elizabeth Mares, RN, Glendale, AZ
Michael Margolis, DDS, Doctor of Integrative Medicine, PC, President of the International Academy of Biological Dentistry, Founding Member of the Institute for Nutritional Dentistry, Mesa, AZ
* Sandra Matara, MSW, Hereford, AZ
* Roberta Michaud, RN, Phoenix, AZ
* Melanie Miller, MAOM (Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine), Scottsdale, AZ
* AJ Mitchell, JD, Phoenix, AZ
* Shannon Mitchell, RDH, Sun City, AZ
* Pamela Morford, MD, MD(H), Tucson, AZ
* Mary Murphy, RN, BSN, Avondale, AZ
* Kim Neubauer, NCC (National Certified Counselor), MA Clinical Counseling, Avondale, AZ
Alan L. Noelck, DDS, Litchfield Park, AZ
* Jane M. Orient, MD, Tucson, AZ
* Glenn Ozalan, ND, Phoenix, AZ
* David Parke, President, Independent Water Professionals, Phoenix, AZ
* Vinod Paul, PharmD, Scottsdale, AZ
* Irma Paulley, DDS, Tucson, AZ
* Michael Poling, PharmD, Tuscon, AZ
* Patricia Ramsey, RN, BSN, Chandler, AZ
Doris Rapp, MD, Scottsdale, AZ
* Judith Reisman, PhD, Scottsdale, AZ
* T. Boone Richardson, RN, BSN, Kingman, AZ
* Dorothy Roeder, DC, Phoenix, AZ
* Elliott Schmerler, MD, MD(H), Scottsdale, AZ
* Elisabeth Schneider, BSMT, SBB, DC, Lake Havasu City, AZ
* Christopher Serafini, DC, Scottsdale, AZ
* Joseph Sherman, DO, MHom, PhD Acup, Phoenix, AZ
* Tracy Smith, EMT (certified), Mesa, AZ
* Marge Sobczak, GNP-BC (Certified Gerontological Nurse Practitioner), Mesa, AZ
Allan N. Spreen, MD, CNC, Mesa, AZ
* Alvin Swimmer, PhD, Tempe, AZ
* Kresent Thuringer, M.Ed., RD (Registered Dietitian), Phoenix, AZ
* Karen von Merveldt-Guevara, MD, Sedona, AZ
* Mary Grace Warner-Dunlop, MD, MD(H), Phoenix, AZ
* Ron Waxman, DC, Phoenix, AZ
* Annemarie Welch, MD, Sedona, AZ
* Elsie Wescott, RN, BSN, PA, School Nurse, Phoenix, AZ

ARKANSAS

* Anane Aidoo, PhD, Pine Bluff, AR
* Scott Allen, DDS, MS, Jonesboro, AR
James Allison, Office Manager & Licensed Water Operator, Carroll-Boone Water District, Eureka Springs, AR
* Rhydonia Anderson, Educational Specialist in Counseling, Forrest City, AR
* Deanna Bachert, DC, BS, Rogers, AR
* Travis Bachert, DC, FIAMA, BS, Rogers, AR
Glen M. Bailes, Safety Manager/Licensed Water Operator, Carroll-Boone Water District, Eureka Springs, AR
* John Bain, DDS, Farmington, AR
* Scott R. Brown, DC, BS, Conway, AR
Chester V. Clark, Jr., DDS, MPH, Practicing dentist (mercury and fluoride free), Mayor of Amity, AR
* Julie Clark, BSN, MSN, Jonesboro, AR
* Judy Collins, RN, Jonesboro, AR
Pat Costner, Science Advisor, GAIA, Science Advisor, IPEN, retired Senior Scientist, Greenpeace International, AR
* Sharon Curtis, MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Sherwood, AR
Rene W. Fonseca, licensed water operator, Carroll-Boone Water District, Eureka Springs, AR
* Doris Gilbrech, CN (Certified Nutritionist), Fayetteville, AR
* Eric Goodspeed, DO, Fayetteville, AR
* Monette Hansen, RN, Little Rock, AR
Gayle Haushahn, BSN, RN, Oncology nurse, Bismarck, AR
* Jerry Hines, DC, Rogers, AR
* Robert Hodous, DDS, Fayetteville, AR
* James Kennedy, PhD, Fayetteville, AR
* Brandi Lane, CRNA, MS, Fayetteville, AR
* William Mahon, DDS, MS (Pedodontics & Orthodontics), Rogers, AR
* Phillip Miesner, Water Treatment and Distribution, Licensed with AR DOH, Manager of Water Association, Pine Bluff, AR
* Danielle Moore, PharmD, Conway, AR
Kent Moore, DC, Rogers, AR
* Mitzi Pringle, DC, Jonesboro, AR
* Judy Reeves, MSN, RN, Bentonville, AR
* Allyssa Riley, MA, forensic osteology, Rogers, AR
Karl Sandberg, MD, Ola, AR
* Andrew Sieff, APRN (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse), Fayetteville, AR
* Jeffery Skee, PhD, Hot Springs Village, AR
* Jana Stephens, RN, Fayetteville, AR
* Dawna Bishop Stevens, MSW, LCSW, LADAC, Fayetteville, AR
* Kathleen Terrell, RN, Little Rock, AR
* Eric Torgerson, Arkansas class 4 water treatment, water distribution, wastewater, Eureka Springs, AR
Jeanine Trevillyan, MD, Texarkana, AR
* Roger Trubey, Dr.PH (Doctor of Public Health), MPH and Doctor of Integrative Medicine, Hot  Springs, AR
* Don Warren, DDS, White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Health Policy, Clinton, AR
* Richard Weber, DO (Osteopathy), Mountainburg, AR
* Helen Wilkie, RN, Cabot, AR
* William Yoshida, RN, Sherwood, AR
* Sandra Young, MD, London, AR

COLORADO

* John E. Augspurger, DDS, Colorado Springs, CO
* Hilary Back, ND, LAc, Carbondale, CO
* Lynn Bakken, PNP-BC (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified), Littleton, CO
* Jess Baldwin, DC, Aurora, CO
* Terri Beecher, RDH, AHT, Pagosa Springs, CO
* Mei Lie Benink, LAc, Dipl. OM, Denver, CO
Christine Bloss, DDS, Gentle Dental Care, Montrose, CO
* John Bowman, MD, Mt. Holy Cross Clinic, Avon & Grand Junction, CO
* Virginia B. Brown, BSN, MPH, CAPT. USPHS (ret), Fort Collins, CO
* Lucy Budde, MD, PhD, Lakewood, CO
* Dana Carey, MS, LAc ABORM, Louisville, CO
* Cory Carroll, MD, Fort Collins, CO
* Margaret L. Coleman, RN, BSN, MPH, CNM (ret), RCST, Pagosa Springs, CO
* Esther Cook, MS (Animal Physiology), Denver, CO
* Darcie Curley, RN, BSN, Golden, CO
* Bill Davis, BSEE, Highlands Ranch, CO
* Bill Deagle, MD, DABFP, FCFP, CIME, AAEM, A4M, ACOEM, Centennial, CO
* Chad Decklever, DC, Fort Colllins, CO
* Desiree Dempster, RN, BSN, Broomfield, CO
* Nita Desai, MD, Boulder, CO
* Gina DeShayes, BSN, RN, Laporte, CO
* Jackie Dial, PhD (Experimental psychology), MS (Biomedical communication), Medical Writer, Boulder, CO
* Marsha Ditto, MD, Denver, CO
* Tara Dunn, RN (Orthopedic), Boulder, CO
* Viktoria Medicine Elk, BSN, MSN, Littleton, CO
* Ron Engler, DC, Grand Junction, CO
* Stephanie Farnese, DVM, Montrose, CO
* Randy Faulkner, RDH, Lafayette, CO
* Brian Foster, DC, Longmont, CO
* Victoria A. Gardner, MS, BA (Ed.), Rs.D., Fort Collins, CO
* Kristina Grandbois, RD (Registered Dietition), Fort Collins, CO
* Alan Green, DDS, Boulder, CO
* Greg Haitz, DC, CSCS, Grand Junction, CO
* Miranda Halcomb, RDH, Rangely, CO
* Lolita Hanks, RN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Littleton, CO
* Michael Harman, MTOM (Masters of Traditional Oriental Medicine), LAc, Denver, CO
* Paul Hartshorn, RN, Canon City, CO
* Jack Harvey, DC, Colorado Springs, CO
* Ilene Haykus, MA (Psychology), Pagosa Springs, CO
* Simeon Hein, PhD (Sociology), Boulder, CO
* Eliu Hernandez, DC, Boulder, CO
* Beth Hoffman, DC, Westminster, CO
* Ralph Holsworth, DO, Monte Vista, CO
* Jonathan Illman, DC, Longmont, CO
Loretta Ivory, EdD, Centennial, CO
* Erin Jeansonne, DC, Durango, CO
* Donald Johnston, DC, Longmont, CO
* Dee Kenimer, RN, Montrose, CO
* Robert Kopitzke, PhD (Statistics), Retired Senior Statistician Agilent Technologies, Fort Collins, CO
Stephen M. Koral, DMD, Vice President, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, Boulder, CO
* Renee Korgie, RN, Highlands Ranch, CO
* Kellie Krasovec, LAc, MSOM, Edwards, CO
* Erin Kruse, DC, Dipl.Ac, Golden, CO
* Tom Lankering, DC, Basalt, CO
* Laura Lasater, MD (Internal Medicine), Denver, CO
* Michael Leonetti, MEd, Glenwood Springs, CO
* Renee Lewis, RN, BSN, CDE (Certified Diabetic Educator), Arvada, CO
* Daniel Lonquist, DC, Grand Junction, CO
Luke Martin, DC, Fort Collins, CO
* Maria Matos, BA, Montessori AMS, Golden, CO
Ellen G. McGrath, DDS, Denver, CO
* Katia Isabel Meier, MD, Highlands Ranch, CO
* Robert Menter, MD, Greenwood Village, CO
* Joyce Muller, RN, BSN, DC, Rangely, CO
* Angela Panek, RN, BSN, Parker, CO
* Brad Pennington, DC, Denver, CO
* John Percival, DDS, MSc. (epidemiology), Crestone, CO
* Brittany Petrick, RN, Denver, CO
* Cari Podzemny, MLS (ASCP), Castle Rock, CO
* Pamela Potvin, Dental Hygienist, Lakewood, CO
* Jeffrey Prystupa, DC, Broomfield, CO
* Gertraud Renner, RN, Loveland, CO
* Carrie Revers, RN, BSN, Centennial, CO
* Jodi Richardson, RPh, Parker, CO
* Carmen Ritz, MS (Applied physiology), Durango, CO
* Catherine Rodeback, LAc, Delta, CO
* Mariellen Scott, RN, Loveland, CO
* Kathy Sincere, CNC (Certified Nutritional Consultant), Lakewood, CO
* Trevor Stanley, MD, Fort Collins, CO
* Susan Stantejsky, RDH, AAS, BS, MS, Denver, CO
* Laurel Starr, MD, Golden, CO
* Hugh Stewart, DDS, Lakewood, CO
* Deborah Thomas, RN, Broomfield, CO
* Curt Thompson, MS, CN (Certified Nutritionist), CMTA, Boulder, CO
* Sally Tiede, RDH, Longmont, CO
* Eva Vencl, LNC (legal nurse consultant), BS, Woodland Park, CO
* Lubor B. Vencl, RPh, LNC, Woodland Park, CO
* Dawn Vnuk, RN, Fort Collins, CO
* Kathleen Walker, RN, BSN, Littleton, CO
* Elva Wall, RN, Arvada, CO
* Cheri Watson, CCN, RH(AHG), Lafayette, CO
Randall M. Weiner, JD, environmental lawyer, Boulder, CO
* Joe Wezensky, MD, Grand Junction, CO
* Linda Whitedove, LAc, Dipl. Ac., Longmont, CO
* Brian Wilson, DC, DABC. Past-President of the Council on Diagnosis and Internal Disorders of the American Chiropratic Assiciation;  Past-President of the American Board of Chiropractic Internists.  Englewood, CO
Rachel Workman, MD, Englewood, CO
* Jutta Worwag, MD, MPH, Broomfield, CO
* Michael Young, BA, LAc, MSTCM, Longmont, CO
* Victoria Young, Homeopath, BA(Hons), MLCHom (UK), Breckenridge, CO

CONNECTICUT

Alan S. Abrams, DDS, Member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxciology, Norwalk, CT
* Grace Adams, MS (math), BS (computer science), Willimantic, CT
* Andrea Adimando, APRN, New Haven, CT
* Cynthia Anderson, RN, ND, Bridgeport, CT
* Richard S. Banfield Jr., MD (Obstetrician Gynecologist), New Canaan, CT
* Kendra Becker-Musante, ND, APRN, Mystic, CT
* Michael Berman, PhD Analytical Chemist, Ansonia, CT
* Nancy Berntsen, RN, BSN, Shelton, CT
* Adam Breiner, ND, Trumbull, CT
* Mark A. Breiner, DDS, Trumbull, CT
Mistie Charles, ND, Naturopathic Doctor, Branford, CT
* Audra Dillon, RN, Terryville, CT
* Dre Dretzin, JD, CHHC, Danbury, CT
* Teryl R. Elliott, MS, Greenwich, CT
* Heather Ferretti, RDH, Tolland, CT
* JoAnn Fox, RT(CT), Strasburg, CT
* Rocco Frank, DVM, Westport, CT
* Kathryn Geary, BSRN, North Stonington, CT
* Walter Ialacci, DC, Windsor, CT
* Karen Jackson, MSW, Bridgeport, CT
* Melissa Janeiro, RDH, BSDH, Wolcott, CT
* Stephen Karpenko, DC, Canton, CT
Charles M. H. Keil, PhD (Anthropology), musician and author of Urban Blues; Bright Balkan Morning; and Born to Groove, Lakeville, CT
* Anita Kolodziejczak, DC, Middeltown, CT
* Melissa Magoteaux, RN, Stamford, CT
* Rosemary Mascia, RN, BS, Wallingford, CT
* MaryAnn McCandless, MEd., Speech Pathologist,  Manchester, CT
* Gail Merrill, MSW, New Canaan, CT
* Paul Musco, DC, West Haven, CT
* Laura Reagan, DC, Vernon, CT
* Lisa Roddy, RN, MS, Granby, CT
* David Schiller, DC, Avon, CT
* Anita Schubert, MS, CT-certified Nutritionist, Manchester, CT
* Robban A. Sica, MD, Orange, CT
* Ma. Elena Stern, RN, BSN, Stamford, CT
* Jennifer Stevens, BSN, RN, Seymour, CT
* Ginnie Taylor, PhD, Canton, CT
* Dean Teitelbaum, PT, DPT (Physical Therapist), Hartford, CT
* Karen Tichy, Esq., JD, Stratford, CT
* Elaine Titus, BS, MBA, Certified Health Coach, Hartford, CT
* Pramila Vishvanath, PA, ND, Fairfield, CT
* Roland Webb Jr., Radiology Technologist, CAT Scan Technologist, Torrington, CT

DELAWARE

Christine Madden, PhD (AbD), M.Ed., NCSP, Wilmington, DE
Alan Muller, Executive Director, Green Delaware, Port Penn, DE
* Donna Papanicolas, RN, BSN, Newark, DE
* Mary Ann Quarry, PhD (Chemistry), Centreville, DE
* Robin Stump, RN, Claymont, DE
Athena Vekkos, RN, BSN, MS, Wilmington, DE
* Jeffrey West, DC, Newark, DE

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Arthur Chiu, PhD, MD, Chair, Health and Safety Committee, NTEU Local Chapter 280, Pathologist/Toxicologist/National Center Environmental Assessment, Office Research and Development, US Environmental Protection Agency (identification purposes only), Washington, DC
Ken Cook, President, Environmental Working Group, Washington, DC
* Charlie Cray, Director, Center for Corporate Policy, Washington, DC
Jay Feldman, Executive Director, Beyond Pesticides, Washington, DC
J. William Hizy, PhD, Vice-President, EPA Headquarters Professionals Union (NTEU Chapter 280), risk assessment expert and (for identification purposes only) ranking chemist at EPA headquarters, Washington, DC
* Edward Miron, MD, Washington, DC
Brenda Platt, author Stop Trashing the Planet, Institute of Local Self Reliance, Washingtion, DC
* Hana Renor, MSN, APRN-BC, Family Nurse Practitioner, Washington, DC
* Neil Seldman, PhD, Washington, DC
* Dwight A. Welch, Senior Biologist/USEPA, Executive Vice President/NTEU Chapter 280, Washington, DC
Richard Wiles, Executive Director, Environmental Working Group, Washington, DC

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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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