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 (South Carolina to Utah)

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.

SOUTH CAROLINA

* Edward Andreassen, M.Ed., Ed. S., Inman, SC
* Rod Arnold, DC, Myrtle Beach, SC
* Denise Belk, PharmD, BS-Pharmacy, Greenville, SC
* Hector Colon-Mercado, PhD (chemical engineering), Aiken, SC
* Marilyn Colonna, RN, Aiken, SC
* John A. Drew, DC, Columbia, SC
* Linda Englander, RN, Simpsonville, SC
* Christopher Ethridge, DC, Aiken, SC
* Theresa Feiner, RN, BSN, Diabetes Educator, Aiken, SC
* Karen Gadol, PA-C, CNHP, Summerville, SC
* Norval L. Hardy, DC, Greer, SC
* Sharon Hilton, RN, Murrells Inlet, SC
* Robert Iannace, DC, Summerville, SC
* Julie Jordan, DC, Aiken, SC
* Bethany Kolarik, DC, Travelers Rest, SC
* Neal Lange, DC, Myrtle Beach, SC
* Jennifer Lanier, BS, MAT Health Promotion & Education, Blythewood, SC
* Kelly Lowery, RN, Mt. Pleasant, SC
* Leo Masciulli, MD, Travelers Rest, SC
* Patricia McCain, RN, Cleveland, SC
* Leona Moss, MD, Lexington, SC
* Patrick O’Neill, DC, N. Charleston, SC
John J. Palmer, DMD, Greer, SC
* Sydney Pesavento, PharmD, Greenville, SC
* Chad Price, BSCE, Assistant Director of Water Distribution, Charleston, SC. (Note: My opinions are my own and do not reflect those of my organization)
* Jennifer Price, PhD, Hopkins, SC
* Scott Ratamess, DC, Florence, SC
* Theresa Ritter, PhD, CCH, AEMT, Clemson, SC
* Constance Tracy-Tayler, ND, CNC, CPL, Ladson, SC
* Amanda Walker, BS, MS, Civil Engineer PE, Water Supply and Treatment, Greenwood, SC
* Clay Wickiser, DC, Anderson, SC
* Stacy Wiegman, PharmD, MS, Tega Cay, SC
* Amanda Witdoeckt, RN, BS, Columbia, SC

SOUTH DAKOTA

* Frances Day, PhD (biochemistry), Yankton, SD
* Jay Fitzgerald, DC, Wagner, SD

TENNESSEE

* Charles C Adams, MD, Lookout Mountain, TN
* Larry Bailey, DC, Smyrna, TN
* Eileen Ballesteros, RN, Clarksville, TN
* Gary Barker, DC, Portland, TN
* Norma G. Barnett, PhD, Norris, TN
* Barbara Bowman, RN (retired), Alcoa, TN
* Wayland Brooks, DC, Waverly, TN
* Tammy Buchanan, RN, Talbott, TN
* David Drum, PA-C, Oak Ridge, TN
* Kristi Duckworth, BS, Environmental Educator, Memphis, TN
* Graham Burcham, DDS, Mercury Free practice, Franklin, TN
* Lindsey Carr, DC, Collierville, TN
* Marco E. Castaneda, DC, ACA & ACT member, Knoxville, TN
* Gina Claboug, RDH, Oak Ridge, TN
Joseph V. Clemmons, DDS, Bartlett, TN
* Reverend Clark Culver, Water treatment operator Grade 3 TN licensed and distribution Grade 2 TN licenced, Pastor of Temple Baptist Church, Savannah, TN
* Chris Cyrul, DC, Soddy Daisy, TN
* Benjamin Dralle, PhD, Collierville, TN
* Lauren Drees, RN, SNM, Nashville, TN
* Irucka Embry, BS in Civil Engineering, Nashville, TN
* Dennis Ford, MD, Ooltewah, TN
* Mike Ford, RN, Winchester, TN
* Rachel Franks, Pharm.D., RPh, Nashville, TN
* Karyn French, RN, BSN, CCM, Brentwood, TN
* Marcia Gloekler, RN, Hixson, TN
* Ann Gupton, COTA/L, CLT, Knoxville, TN
* Liz Hawks, RN, Jackson, TN
* Julie Hefner, RPh, BS Pharm, Springfield, TN
F. Owen Hoffman, PhD, President and Director, SENES Oak Ridge, Inc, Center for Risk Analysis, Oak Ridge, TN
* Linda Jose, BSN, MSN, RN, APRN, Psychaitric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Lavergne, TN
* Paula Kavanagh, RDH, Goodlettsville, TN
* Josh Knotts, DC, Brentwood, TN
* Laurie Lee, RN, MSN, Mount Juliet, TN
* Donna Levine-Small, MS, Natural Health Consultant, Greeneville, TN
* Kyle Longo, DC, Clarksville, TN
* Naunie Maddox, RN, DD, CST, DM, DS, Nashville, TN
* Karen McIntyre, RN, Watertown, TN
* Chance McLin, PhD, Antioch, TN
* Janet McNeil, MD, Knoxville, TN
* David Oliver, MD, Martin, TN
* Madison O’Reilly, RN, Chattanooga, TN
* Frank Palumbo, Retired City Engineer/Director of Public Works, City Of Memphis 1972-1978, Memphis, TN
* Joseph Payne, MD, Alcoa, TN
* Maria Garbarini Phelps, RRT, AS Registered Respiratory Therapist, Cordova, TN
* Deborah Powell, RN, Gallatin, TN
* Grace S. Prince, MS, RD, LDN, dietitian consultant in private practice, Nashville, TN
Elizabeth W. Reed, PhD, Scientist and Health Educator, SENES Oak Ridge, Inc., Center for Risk Analysis, Oak Ridge, TN
* Maggie Reese, DPT/Doctor of Physical Therapy, Memphis, TN
* Keith Reinhardt, BS, Registered Professional Environmentalist, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager,  Nashville, TN
* Nalin Shah, MD, Kingsport, TN
* Renee Shreve, MA in Clinical Psychology (Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling emphasis), Minor in Biology, Knoxville, TN
* C. Guy Sperling, PhD (Ch.E.), MS (Physics), Memphis, TN
* David Stanley, MD, Oak Ridge, TN
Daniel G. Stockin, MPH, Senior Operations Officer, The Lillie Center, Inc., TN
* Sharon Stubelt, RN, Friendsville, TN
* Christiana Sugantharaj, MD, Knoxville, TN
* Ruth Teige, RN, Cornersville, TN
* Catherine Tesreau, Ed.S., School Psychologist, Memphis, TN
Kathleen M. Thiessen, PhD, Senior Scientist, SENES Oak Ridge, Inc., Center for Risk Analysis, Member of the 2006 National Research Council panel which reviewed the toxicology of fluoride. Oak Ridge, TN
William E. Thiessen, PhD, Research Chemist (retired), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN
* Larry Worley, DPh, pharmacist, Livingston, TN
* Brendan Wright, DC, Franklin, TN
* Betsy Wylie, RN, Nashville, TN
* Joseph Wright, MPAS (Master of Physician Assistant Studies), PA-C, Crossville, TN
* Peter Young, PhD (Neuropsychologist), Knoxville, TN

TEXAS

* J. Albert Ackermann, PhD, PE, Schertz, TX
* Rachel Angell, RN, Terrell, TX
* Karen Asbury, MD, Plano, TX
* James Ash, DC, RD, Georgetown, TX
* Eliezer Ben-Joseph, ND, El Paso, TX
* Christine Bennett, RN, Austin, TX
* Charles Berce, Pharmacist, Houston, TX
* Daniel Bettiol, DC, College Station, TX
* Karen Birdy, DO, Fort Worth, TX
* Kathleen Bittner, RNC, Spring, TX
* Alvin Bloom, PhD, San Antonio, TX
* Natasha Bonner, DC, Allen, TX
* Jennifer Boudreaux, DVM, Temple, TX
* Dave Bryant, RN, Crowley, TX
* Matthew Buckley, DC, Austin, TX
* Rodney Burke, MS Health Care Administration, Denton, TX
* Lin Burress, RDA, Plano, TX
* Laura Burse, RN, San Antonio, TX
* Scott Buttyan, DDS, Carrollton, TX
* Marianne Calvanese, ND, Austin, TX
* Thomas Campbell, DC, BS, Beaumont, TX
Neil J. Carman, PhD, Clean air program director, Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter, Austin, TX
* Janet Carroll, RN, BS, LMT, Houston, TX
* Michael Chapman, DC, Lubbock, TX
* Nancy Clark, PhD (Chemistry), Bryan, TX
* Ann Morris Cockrell, Masters in Counseling and Psychology, Teacher for 34 1/2 years, Ingram, TX
Griffin Cole, DDS, Austin, TX
Stacy V. Cole, DDS, FAGD, FAACP, DAAPM, LMT, Forth Worth, TX
* Wes Combs, CRNA, Lufkin, TX
Susan E.K. Cook, PhD, Environmental Consultant specializing in water quality and toxicology, Aubrey, TX
* Melody Cooper, MPH, Austin, TX
* Donna Curry, RN, Bacliff, TX
* Tabitha Curry, RN, BSN, Buda, TX
* Brian Curtis, MD, USAF (RET), San Antonio / Boerne, TX
* Dolon Das, MD, Nephrologist, Sugar Land, TX
* Ty Davenport, DVM, Rockwall, TX
* Donald R. Davis, PhD, Austin, TX
* Eddie Davis, DPM (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine), San Antonio, TX
* Jessica DeAses, RN, Conroe, TX
* Gina de Miranda, MA (Communications), Hondo, TX
* Jenna Downs, DC, Odessa, TX
* Todd Elsner, DC, Mansfield, TX
* Lorenzo Erickson, DC, Lewisville, TX
* Edward Fujimoto, DrPH (Doctor of Public Health), MPH, Austin, TX
* Cheryl Gainer, RN, MSN, Certified Nurse Midwife, Carrollton, TX
William P. Glaros, DDS, FAGD, Past President, International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine; Houston, TX
* Konjit Girard, MS (working on PhD), Lake Dallas, TX
* Jacob Godwin, LAc, MAOM, Austin, TX
* Mo Green, Dental Hygienist (1973-1998), Houston, TX
* Karen Greesen, RN, BSN, MA (Social Gerontology), San Antonio, TX
* Randy J. Griffin, DC, Midlothian, TX
* Sylvia Gutierrez, DVM, Plano, TX
* George Hardy, MD, Houston, TX
* Mary Harpster, RN, Fort Worth, TX
* Jay Harrison, DC, Grapevine, TX
* Patrick Hart, ND, MPH, Allen, TX
* Leslie Hatcher, RN, BSN, Southlake, TX
* Al Hays, PhD, Kingsbury, TX
* Steve Heath, JD, Dallas, TX
* Bernadette Herrington, RN, El Paso, TX
* Trace Hilton, PE, Grand Prairie, TX
* Michael Holloway, DC, CAN, San Antonio, TX
* Kendall Hoover, BSN, RN, Heartland, TX
* Nikki Houston, RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist), Dallas, TX
* Kimberly Huang, Pharm.D, Plano, TX
* Cheryl Hughes, RN, Baytown, TX
* Debra Hughes, RN, MS, San Antonio, TX
Michelle Hughes, RN, Houston, TX
* Michael R. Jackson, DDS, FIAOMT, Dr. of Integrative Medicine-Dentistry, Fort Worth, TX
* Nathan Jackson, BS (Exercise Science), Certified Personal Trainer, Health/Fitness Instructor, Dallas, TX
* Paula Jackson, RN, Ferris, TX
Antone G. Jacobson, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
* Simara James, BS (Engineering), Richmond, TX
* Jane Jarosz, RN, Waco, TX
* Lynn Jennings, MD, Wichita Falls, TX
Marilyn K. Jones, DDS, Houston, TX
* Barbara Kaiser, RN, BSN, Cedar Park, TX
Renee D. Kelly, RDH, Holistic Periodontal Therapist for 39 years, Houston, TX
* Douglas Kennedy, Ed.D., Richmond, TX
* William Kiel, Retired Director of Geoscience Research, Alamo Heights, TX
* Marianne Kozero, RDH, San Antonio, TX
* Carol Krause, RN (retired), Sulphur Springs, TX
* Jessica L. Lambert, JD, San Antonio, TX
* Melanie Lancaster, RN, Canyon, TX
* Robert Laroche, DPM (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine), San Antonio, TX
* Barbara Latham, RN, MSN, Pearland, TX
* Sita Lewi, LCSW – Medical Social Worker, Houston, Texas
* Meagan Lilly-Frank, DDS, San Antonio, TX
* Allison Low, OD, Katy, TX
* Tamara Loving, RN, Carrollton, TX
* Janelle Malik, RN, Houston, TX
* Jon Malveaux, PharmD, Dallas, TX
* Julia Martin, RDH, BS, McKinney, TX
* Melanie Martin, PA-C, Fort Worth, TX
* Laura Matchette, MS RD (Registered Dietitian), LD (Licensed Dietitian), San Antonio, TX
* Richard McCormick, DC, Austin, TX
* Dana McDonald, RD, CNSC, LD, Houston, TX
* Mary McKisson, RN, MSN, Caldwell, TX
* Jim McNabb, MD, Austin, TX
Marelyn Medina, MD, Urologist, The Family Urology Center, McAllen, TX
* Sandra Meeker, RN, MSN, Temple, TX
* Jesse Milonovich, BS, AS (Licensed Professional Engineer), Round Rock, TX
* Will Mitchell, LAc, Austin, TX
* Gary H. Moore, DC, San Antonio, TX
* Ken Mullins, DC, Austin, TX
* Rae Nadler-Olenick, BS, Journalist, Austin, TX
* Susan Nichols, MD, Houston, TX
* Jan Nix, DC, Denton, TX
* Susan O’Konski, Physical Therapist, MA Counseling, San Antonio, TX
* Krista Oppenhuizen, RDH, Austin, TX
* Robert L. Osmunson, EdD (Doctor of Education), Garland, TX
* Sonja Owens, RDH, Cresson, TX
* Randy Palha, RN, BSN, EMT, Austin, TX
* Donna Parker, BSN, Smiley, TX
* Forest Peltan, DC, Austin, TX
* David Peters, OD (Doctor of Optometry), Lockhart, TX
* Sidney Phillips, RN, Borger, TX
* Mark Plaunty, RRT-NPS, Respiratory Care Advanced Practitioner, Neonatal Pediatric Specialist, Porter, TX
* Lawrence A. Plumlee, MD, toxicologist, Dallas, TX
James Presley, PhD, author of several books on health issues including a history of diabetes in the US. President, Friends United for a Safe Environment (FUSE, Inc.) a regional group incorporated in both Texas and Arkansas, Texarkana, TX
* Laura Pressley, PhD, Austin, TX
* Gary Rassner, DDS, Bastrop, TX
William J. Rea, MD, member, Board of Directors, American Academy of Environmental Medicine, Dallas, TX
* Janice Riley, RN, Buda, TX
* Jo Ritter, RN, Conroe, TX
Perry O. Roehl, PhD(Geology), Distinguished Professor of Geology, Emeritus, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
* Frank Sainz, RN, Austin, TX
* Randy Schueller, PhD (Materials Science Engineering), Austin, TX
* Stefan Schuster, MS Geo Sci, MS CRP, Water resource planning professional with 20 years of experience, Austin, TX
* Hannah Singletary, RN, Houston, TX
* Terri Sloan, RN, Fort Worth, TX
Patricia Ann Smith-Willis, MD (Research), Environmental Health Center, Dallas, TX
* Roxanna Smock, LAc, Austin, TX
* Richard Speer, BArch (architect), Boerne, TX
* Jason Specht, DC, Abilene, TX
* Jeanette Springer, MEd, Dumas, TX
* June Staab, RN, Troup, TX
* Stephen Stage, RPh, BS, BA, North Richland Hills, TX
* Jennifer Steward, PharmD, Aledo, TX
* Stephen Stokes, MA, Dallas, TX
* Danielle Strama, DC, Austin, TX
* Juanee Surprise, RN, DC, NMD, DCBCN, Denton, TX
* Gilberto Sustache, MD, Sugar Land, TX
* Lara Sweeney, DC, San Antonio, TX
* Debra Swick, RN, MSN, Colleyville, TX
* Jerry Tennant, MD, Tennant Institute for Integrative Medicine, Irving, TX
* Allen Thomas, DC, DABCO, Pharr, TX
* Robyn Thompson, MPH, MSW, San Antonio, TX
* Turley Thornton, BA (Zoology, Minor Chemistry), water operator (licensed), Lubbock, TX
* Ben Thurman, MD (alternative medicine), Fort Worth, TX
* Sharon Thurman, RN, Houston, TX
* Karen Tran, Pharm. D, Allen, TX
* Mary Traverse, DC, CAC (Certified Animal Chiropractor), Austin, TX
* Jennifer Trejo, ND, MBA, Grapevine, TX
* Patsy Underwood, RN, BS, Seabrook, TX
* Javier Valadez, MD, Dallas, TX
* Carol Vander Stoep, RDH, BSDH, Austin, TX
* Jennifer Vaughn, DC, Leander, TX
* William Waller, PhD, Argyle, TX
* Tatjana Walker, RD, San Antonio, TX
Carrie B. Waters, DVM, PhD, Director of Medical Resources, Waterskrauss, Dallas, TX
* Jennifer Welch, ND, Austin, TX
* Pam Wenzel, Founder ~ MySpaWater.com, Mckinney, TX
* Linda Westmacott, RN, Corpus Christi, TX
* Paul Wilke, DDS, AIAOMT, CAN, San Antonio, TX
* Karla Williams, RN, North Richland Hills, TX
* Rodney Wirrh, DC, Grand Prairie, TX
* Martha Witt, RN, Grapeland, TX
* Tucker Woods, DC, Hallsville , TX
* Donna Worbets, Dental Hygienist, Houston, TX
* Rey Ximenes, MD, Austin, TX
* Linda Yeatts, MD (family physician), Denton, TX

UTAH

* Aymi Bennhoff, APRN (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse), Salt Lake City, UT
* Marietta Bergdorf, NMD, Bountiful, UT
* Roger Bond, DC, South Jordan, UT
* Bruce Brewer, OD (Doctor of Optometry), Midvale, UT
* Devron Brown, DC, Tooele, UT
* L. S. Brown, DDS, Richfield, UT
* Allison Brumley, ND, Mountain Green, UT
* Craig Buhler, DC, Clinic Director, Kaysville, UT
* Christopher D. Chapman, DC, Salt Lake City, UT
* Duane E. Christian, DMD (retired), President, Nevada Dental Association 1980-81; Member, Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners 4 1/2 years, Providence, UT
* Chad Collard, DC, West Jordan, UT
* Eileen Erekson, RN, BSN, Midvale, UT
* Dan Fisher, DPT, Sandy, UT
Harold L. Fox, PhD (Physics), President of EEMF, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT
* Stan Gardner, MD, Sandy, UT
* Solomon Gustafson, DC, Murray, UT
* Eric J. Harrison, DC, West Jordan, UT
* Donald Helvey, DC, Payson, UT
* Wayne Hirsbrunner, DC, Roy, UT
* Amanda Hutchinson, RN, BSN, CCRN Alumni, St. George, UT
* David Johnson, DMD (Pediatric Dentist), Riverton, UT
* Brian Johnston, DC, Ogden, UT
* Scott Jones, DC, Sandy, UT
* James D. Knight, DC, South Bountiful, UT
* Gernot Laicher, PhD, Salt Lake City, UT
* Michael Lane, DC, clinic director, Salt Lake City, UT
* Joseph R. Lewis, PharmD, South Jordan, UT
* Zina Lewis, MS, APRN, CRRN, Park City, UT
* Phil Lusk, MA (Econ), Environmental Consultant, Salt Lake City, UT
Todd Mangum, MD, Family Practice and Integrative Medicine, Medical Director, Web of Life Wellness Center, Salt Lake City, UT
* Allan L. Mecham, DC, Ogden, UT
* J. Collins Meek, PhD, South Jordan, UT
Rosemary Grace Minervini, RDH, Retired Dental Hygienist, Master’s Degree in Dental Hygiene Administration, Education and Research, Lehi, UT
* Grant Morrison, JD, M.Ed, Park City, UT
S. Eugene Peay, DDS, Bountiful, UT
* Vicki Pohl, PharmD, Salt Lake City, UT
Myles A. Preble, DMD, Dental Studio, Salt Lake City, UT
Gerald H. Ross, MD, FAAEM, FRSM, Bountiful, UT
* Janice Schroeder, RN, Sandy, UT
* Rodney Scuderi, DC, Sandy, UT
* Renelle Smith, NP, ND, MI, MH, Living Food Specialist, Midwife, Payson, UT
* Trent Spafford, Founder, president, H2o Research, Riverton, UT
* Shirl Stone, DC, Alpine, UT
* Casey Walker, DC, West Jordan, UT
* Karen Watkins, RN, Orem, UT
* Scott Werner, MD, Saint George, UT
Lew Wheelwright, DC, Ogden, UT
* Matthew Woolley, DC, Sandy, UT

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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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