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 (Vermont to Wyoming)

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.

VERMONT

* Linda Crawford, RN, Bennington, VT
* Elizabeth Davidson, DC, Montgomery Center, VT
* Wendy Goodwin, LAc, Middlebury, VT
* Pamela Halton, DC, MS, Williston, VT
* Donna Hayes, CDA, EFDA (certified dental assistant, expanded function dental assistant), Burlington, VT
* Heidi Junger, PhD, Bennington, VT
* Kathleen Krevetski, RN, MA, Rutland, VT
Luise Light, MS, EdD, Nutritionist, Coordinator, Health Promotion Programs, VT Blueprint for Health, Southeast Region, Bellows Falls, VT
* Deborah Loring, Analytical Chemist, BS (Chemistry), Burlington, VT
* Sallie Mack, CCH (Homeopath), Charlotte, VT
* Randy Schaetzke, DC, DIBAK, Quechee, VT
* Alan Sousie, BSN, MEd, Chairman, Burlington Board of Health, Burlington, VT
* Gail Straw, MSSW (Master of Science in Social Work), LICSW (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker), South Burlington, VT
* Martha Vail, MD, MSS, Milton, VT
* John West, CET, LAFT, Water & Wastewater Operator, Wallingford, VT
* Eva Zimet, JD, MFA, Randolph, VT

VIRGINIA

* Jules Abramson, DDS, Annandale, VA
* Janet Ellen Anderson, RDH, Crozet, VA
* Chris Bosco, DC, Williamsburg, VA
* Maureen Brady, APRN, BC, FNP, Doctor of Integrative Medicine, Gainesville, VA
* Christopher Brown, DC, CCSP, North Tazewell, VA
* Smedley Butler, MD, PhD, Quantico, VA
* Louis Cafiero, MD, Virginia Beach, VA
* Vera Cardinale, MPH, Falls Church, VA
* Mary Carwile, Chair, Commonwealth Coalition (CRAS), Pamplin, VA
* Marisa Cipolla, RN, Charlottesville, VA
* James Clark, MD, Charlottesville, VA
* Garry Collins, DC, Floyd, VA
* Benjamin Crandall, DC, Alexandria, VA
* Barbara Cruickshank, BSN, MSN (Community Health), Earlysville, VA
* Susan Dever, BS, Dental hygienist, Newport News, VA
* Gary R. Detweiler, MS, DC, Virginia Beach, VA
* Colleen Dicesare, RN, Charlottesville, VA
* Kimberly Disse, RN, Richmond, VA
* Barbara Dunn, PA-C, Blacksburg, VA
* Rhonda Earhart, JD, Henrico, VA
* Tarek Elganainy, DC, Midlothian, VA
* John Erb,  author, The Slow Poisoning of America, Virginia Beach, VA
* Vlad Etlin, PhD in civil and environmental science, Falls Church, VA
* Louis Fernandez, DC, Virginia Beach, VA
* Ann Finn, BA, Wellness Consultant, Arlington, VA
Richard D. Fischer, DDS, FAGD, Past president, International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology, Annadale, VA
* Margaret Gennaro, MD, Fairfax, VA
* Lois Gibbs, Executive Director, Center for Health, Environment, and Justice (CHEJ), Goldman Prize Winner (1990), Falls Church, VA
* Delora Gillman, RDH, Charlottesville, VA
* Mary Gorka, RN, COHN, (ret), CHTP, Nellysford, VA
* Lorraine Gregorski, RN, Chesapeake, VA
* Janson Harrill, DC (retired), Roanoke, VA
* Gail Hedrick, RN, Newport News, VA
* Charles Hegedus, DC, Richmond, VA
Chris K. Hersh, MD, MBA, orthopedic hand surgeon, Portsmouth, VA
* Patricia Hilgard, PhD (Toxicologist), Alexandria, VA
* Mary Horsley, MEd,  Certified in Special Education – Mental Retardation, Richmond, VA
* Lucy Jones, RN, Richmond, VA
* Machelle Kerr, DC, Chesapeake, VA
* Clinton Kinnear, DC, Richmond, VA
* Jessica Kurt, RN, Williamsburg, VA
* Richard Lasker, PhD, Bent Mountain, VA
* Eugene Lerman, JD, Charlottesville, VA
Stephen Lester, Science Director, Center for Health, Environment, and Justice (CHEJ), Falls Church, VA
Warren Levin, MD, Vienna, VA
* Rebecca Lowe, RDH, CDA, Chilhowie, VA
* Benito Loyola, Marine Engineer, Virginia Beach, VA
* Theresa Lynch, MA, Certified School Psychologist (retired), Charlottesville, VA
* Laura Mallinak, DDS, Richmond, VA
* Jennifer Mangan, PhD, Harrisonburg, VA
* Cassandra Mannhardt, ND (licensed by the state of CT), RN, Spotsylvania, VA
David Mathis, MD, FAAFP, ABHM, Hamilton, VA
* Thomas McDonald, BS-Pharmacy, Halifax, VA
* Elizabeth Mumper, MD (Pediatrics), Lynchburg, VA
* Brittany Moore, RN, Virginia Beach, VA
* Jennifer Paige, Wellness Practitioner, NCBTMB, Alexandria, VA
* Cristina Polanski, MD, Vienna, VA
* Gretchen Reschke, DC, Stephens City, VA
* Leslie Richmond, DDS, BS (biochemistry), Chesapeake, VA
Michael B. Rogers, DDS, Arlington, VA
* Judith Runion, RN, BSN, Charlottesville, VA
* Nooria Saragi, PhD, Alexandria, VA
* Evelin Saxinger, ND, Alexandria, VA
* Kelly Sicoli, RN, BSN, Annandale, VA
* Mark Sicoli, PhD, Annandale, VA
* Susan Solomon, MD, Richmond, VA
* Lillian Somner, DO, Nutritional physician, McLean, VA
* Elina Stanley, Master of International Law, Leesburg, VA
* James Stanley, MD, Norfolk, VA
* Larry Stine, DC, FACO, Spotsylvania, VA
* Arthur Strauss, DDS, Falls Church, VA
* Suzanne Thompson, DMD, Richmond, VA
* Anthony Tirri, DC, Madison, VA
* Moses Wahl, DC, Mechanicsville, VA
* Susan Waid, RN, CNM, MSN, AAB, Franklin, VA
* Pamela Walters, RDH, Fairfax, VA
* Bernadette N. Wells, MD, Fredericksburg, VA
* Rosanne Wilson, RN, BSN, Henrico, VA
* Vickie W Woon, RN, Richmond, VA

WASHINGTON

* Helen Abay, RDH, BS, Lynnwood, WA
* Sheila Adkins, RN, Prosser, WA
* Rebecca Allen, RN, Shoreline, WA
* Jodie Anderson, MAT, Seattle, WA
Mary Lou Andersen, MS (biology), LPN, CHT, Nurse, Nutritionist, Bellingham, WA
* Julie Anderson, ARNP, Seattle, WA
* Linda L Andersson, EdD  thereapist in private practice, Medina, WA
* Maryann Andonian, RDH, BA, Battle Ground, WA
* Denel Andreas, ND, Seattle, WA
* Nathan Banks, DC, Redmond, WA
* James Bentz, DC, Anacortes, WA
* Teresa Berry, RN, Tacoma, WA
* Toni Best, DC, ReDmond, WA
* Jeffrey T. Bland, PhD, (the father of functional medicine) Seattle, WA
* Mark Blessley, DC, NTS, BS, Vancouver, WA
* John Blye, DC, (Developer, Encephalitis /Resistance Model of Disease Instructor, Blye Cranial Technique) Lynnwood, WA
* Colleen Bolander, RN, Woodinville, WA
Russ Borneman, DDS, Anacortes, WA
* Michael Breneman, DC, Arlington, WA
* Jon Burke, PhD (Clinical Psychologist), Union, WA
* Valerie Burke, RN, MSN, Union, WA
Blair B. Burroughs, JD, Burroughs & Baker P.C., Seattle, WA
* Mikayla Byers, DC, Auburn, WA
* Paul Byers, DC, Auburn, WA
* Janell Chandler, DC, Vancouver, WA
* Wenliang Chen, PhD, Vancouver, WA
* Beverly Clark, RN, BSN, Seattle, WA
Lawrence A. Clayman, BS, DC, Roxbury Spine and Wellness Clinic, Seattle, WA
* Ann Clifton, RN, Olympia, WA
* Kevin Conroy, ND, Port Angeles, WA
* Louis Cook, DC, DesMoines, WA
* Deborah Cummings, OT (Occupational Therapist), LMP, Snohomish, WA
* James Robert Deal, JD, Lynnwood, WA
Armand V. DeFelice, DDS, Spokane, WA
* Resa Delany, PA-C (Physician Assistant-Certified), Shelton, WA
* Beth DiDomenico, ND, Family Practice, Federal Way, WA
* Debra DiPietro, RN, CGRN, Federal Way, WA
* Kenneth Dunning, MS, Mount Vernon, WA
* Richard Edlich, MD, PhD, Brush Prairie, WA
Roger Eichman, DDS (retired), Nordland, WA
* Karla Eilers, RN, Aberdeen, WA
* Dwight Erickson, DC, Diplomate American Board of Disability Analysts, Colville, WA
* Sylvia Ericson, MS, Certified Nutritionist Washington state, Mountlake Terrace, WA
* Daniel Eschbach, DC, Bellingham, WA
Diana L. Estberg, PhD, Chemistry (retired), Port Angeles, WA
Gerald N. Estberg, PhD, Professor Emeritus in Physics, University of San Diego, CA, resident Port Angeles, WA
* Gayle Eversole, PhD, DHom, MH, NP, ND, Spokane, WA
* Shannon Fisher, RD, Tacoma, WA
Paul Framson, PhD, Seattle, WA
* Sharon Frederick, RN, Tacoma, WA
* Robert Gabriel, PhD, Olympia, WA
* Erwin Gemmer, DC, Silverdale, WA
* Jill Goetsch, RN, MSN, Kirkland, WA
* Brandy Gove, RD, CD, CNSD, Shoreline, WA
* Sharon Greene, BSN, RN, MS, Pateros, WA
C. Jess Groesbeck, MD, Preventive Medicine, Mount Vernon, WA
James A. Gruber, former water superintendent, Lakeview Park Water Association (retired after 24 years service), near Soap Lake, WA
* Lois Gruber, RN (retired), Seattle, WA
* Jose Gude, MD, Seattle, WA
* John B. Hallawell, DC, Harbor, WA
* Michael Hanson, PhD, Shoreline, WA
* Loraine Harkin, ND, Yakima, WA
* Ruth Hawkinson, RN, Colbert, WA
* Joan Hill, ND, RN, Seattle, WA
* Holly Hochstadt, DC, Seattle, WA
* Cynthia Hodges, JD, LL.M, MA, Edmonds, WA
Debra Hopkins, DDS, Tacoma, WA
* Marlie Hostetter, RN, Redmond, WA
* Becki Hoyt, RN, Lynnwood, WA
* Charles W. Huffine, MA (Sociology), Pullman, WA
Shirley Jacobson, MSc (Nursing), USPHS Nurse Corps (retired), Bellingham, WA
* David John, MD, Mercer Island, WA
* Duane Jones, DDS, Federal Way, WA
* Lynn Jonsson, PhD, Tacoma, WA
Eloise Kailin, MD, Sequim, WA
* Dora Keating, ND (naturopathic physician), Seattle, WA
* Elton Kerr, MD, FACOG, FRSM, Pasco, WA
* Marga Kerr, RN, BS, Pasco, WA
Dietrich Klinghardt, MD, Seattle, WA
* Vernita C. Kontz, RN, BS, College Place, WA
* Brice Kovarik, DC, BS, Lynnwood, WA
* Michael Kucher, PhD, University of Washington (Tacoma), Seattle, WA
* Grace Lasker, PhD, MS, Kirkland, WA
* Alli Larkin, President, Board of Commissioners, King County Water District 54, Des Moines, WA
Todd Lawson, DMD, Aesthetic Dentistry of Bellevue, WA
* Richard Levine, DC, Bellevue, WA
* Susan D. Liddel-Jones, RN, BS, Nurse-Educator, Renton, WA
* Joanne Loudin, PhD (Psychotherapist), Fox Island, WA
* Cheryl Malcham, RD (Nutritionist), Mercer Island, WA
Avery N. Martin, BS, DC, Mt. Vernon, WA
* Elizabeth Martin, DC, Seattle, WA
* Matt McCann, DC, Marysville, WA
* Ben McCay, DC, Lynnwood, WA
* Carol McDowell, EFDA (Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary), DuPont, WA
* John McLean, Water System Manager (#5829) in the state of Washington, Camano Island, WA
* Mary Meier, RN, Seattle, WA
* Donald Miller, MD, Professor of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine; author Fluoride Follies, Seattle, WA
* Matthew Miller, DC, Vancouver, WA
* Joshua Minks, BSN, Bothell, WA
* John Mishko, DC, Fircrest, WA
* Bill Misner, PhD, Author:  What Should I Eat? A Food-Endowed Prescription For Well Being, Spokane, WA
Jeffrey Morris, PhD (Economics), Sound Resource Management, Olympia, WA
* Richard Morrison, PhD, Bellingham, WA
* Jon R. Mundall, MD, Dipl. ABCMT, CNS, Connell, WA
* Michelle Murphy, Sr. Electrical Engineer, Mental Health Advocate for Washington State, Richland, WA
* Cheryl Murray, RN, Newcastle, WA
* Fred Neil, DC, Bellingham, WA
Helene R. (Vaughn) Newbaker, RN, DC (retired), Sedro Woolley, WA
* Judith Night, BA, BFA, MA, Ocean Park, WA
* Sheryl Nixon, RN, Toledo, WA
* Chris Nubbe, MA (Environmental Engineering), BS (Civil Engineering), Olympia, WA
* Lalania Olsby, RN, Seattle, WA
* Ann Olsen, LM, CPM (Licensed Midwife and Certified Professional Midwife), Enumclaw, WA
* Mike Pagan, CMPT, CCCE, PT (Physical Therapist), Seattle, WA
* Lisa Paulk, RN, Arlington, WA
* Margaret Piela, RN, Nutritional Counselor, Certified Herbalist, Sammamish, WA
* Wendy Phillips Piret, BS USNA 93′, Pediatric Craniosacral Therapist, Licensed Brain Gym Practioner, Mercer Island, WA
* Terry K. Poth, DC, Bellingham, WA
Jody Prusi, RDH, dental hygienist, Seattle, WA
* Karen Ranheim, RN, Lake Stevens, WA
* Phillip Ranheim, MD, Lake Stevens, WA
* Danielle Reilly, BSN, RN, Bellevue, WA
* Jennifer Ricker, DC, BA, Edmonds, WA
* Patrick A. Robinson, DDS, Bellevue, WA
* Elizabeth Rosendahl, RN, Tacoma, WA
Darryl W. Roundy, DC, Gig Harbor, WA
* Judith Royse, BSRDH, Spanaway, WA
Paul G. Rubin, DDS, Seattle, WA
* Jessica P. Saepoff, DDS, Issaquah, WA
* David Schorno, Waste Water treatment Operator group II, Sedro-Woolley, WA
* Ruth W. Shearer, PhD, Lacey, WA
* John Sheridan, MAT (Education), Issaquah, WA
* John Sherman, ND, Renton, WA
* Barara Simons, PA-C (Primary Care Physician Assistant), Freeland, WA
* Lucy Smith, ND, Shoreline, WA
* Samantha South, MS (criminal justice), Renton, WA
Mark Stahl, DDS, Seattle, WA
* Katie Stamwitz, DC, Hoquiam, WA
* Gerald Steel, MS, PE, Esq., Olympia, WA
* Robert Stephan, DDS, BS, FAPD, Nine Mile Falls, WA
* Crystal Tack, ND, LAc, Sequim, WA
* Carol Taylor, PhD (Computer Science), Spokane, WA
J. Miranda R. Taylor, LAc, MTCM, Licensed Acupuncturist, Master of TCM, Gesundheit Acupuncture and Herbs PLLC, Seattle, WA
* Ruth Tudor, RN, Olympia, WA
* Joseph Ulrich, RRT, NPS, Respiratory Therapist for 34 years, Vancouver, WA
* Christine Walker, RD (Registered Dietitian), MS (Nutrition and Dietetics), CD (Certified Dietitian in the state of Washington), Bonney Lake, WA
* Stephen Walsh, MS (Mathematical Statistics), Research Scientist, Richland, WA
* Lee Whitmer, OD, Chattaroy, WA
Richard S. Wilkinson, MD, Yakima, WA
* Shirley Williams, RN, Ferndale, WA
* Carla Witham, RDH, Bellingham, WA
* Keith Wollen, PhD, Port Angeles, WA
* Julie Woodbury, RN, Pascoe, WA
* Linda Zachariah, JD, Bellevue, WA
* Marina Zherebnenko, LMP, Vancouver, WA

WEST VIRGINIA

* Charles Brashears, BS Pharmacy, Vienna, WV
* Gayle Clark, BSN, MS, Pennsboro, WV
* Pamela Cochran, RN, CRNA, Morgantown, WV
* Melanie Cooper, JD, Teays Valley, WV
* Marla Crabtree, Teacher, Wheeling, WV
* Stephen Harrison, retired (22 years) water chemist; currently water treatment consultant, Saint Albans, WV
* Melissa Kruskamp, RN, BS, BSN, LMT, Martinsburg, WV
* Janet Lintala, DC, Beckley, WV
* Pamela McMillion, BSN, Charleston, WV
* Elizabeth Purdy, MSN, CNM, Elkview, WV
* Megan Sims, RN, Elkins, WV
• Terri Swearingen, RN, Honorary Doctorate in Humanities-PhD, 1997 Goldman Prize for North America, Chester, WV
* Paul J. Wilson, DC, Weston, WV

WISCONSIN

* Coreen Adamany, RN, Prairie du Chien, WI
* Patty Barge, DC, Onalaska, WI
* Matthew Beranek, DO, Milwaukee, WI
* Michael Berkley, DC, Onalaska, WI
* Mabel Bohrtz, RN, Green Bay, WI
* Elena Boles, DC, Milwaukee, WI
* Adam Bubnich, DC, Tomah, WI
* Julie Casper, C. LAc., Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM) (Acupuncture), Bayfield, WI
* Martina Chamberlain, RN, Prairie du Sac, WI
* Gary Cohen, PhD (chemistry), Madison WI
* William Collins, Superintendant of Water and Wastewater for City of Elroy, WI
Douglas Cook, DDS, Suring, WI
* Shelley Corey, RN, Milwaukee, WI
* Bev Cousineau, RN, Elroy, WI
* Cheryl Crucius, RDH, Delafield, WI
* Stanley I. Dodson, PhD (Zoology), Cottage Grove, WI
* Virginia E. Dodson, PhD (Zoology), Cottage Grove, WI
* Dana Doty, MSOM, BS (Nutrition), New Berlin, WI
* Barbara Evenson, RDH (retired), former dental health consultant for Wisconsin, Appleton, WI
* Tammy Flynn, RN, BSN, Waupaca, WI
* Nicole Foras, MD, Milwaukee, WI
* Eric Gormanson, DC, New Glarus, WI
* Tamara Graham, BSN, Mount Horeb, WI
* Gayl Hamilton, MD, Lodi, WI
* Margot Harris, RN, APNP, IBCLC, Janesville, WI
Laurie Hartjes, RN, APRN, BC, pediatric nurse practitioner, PhD student (Clinical Associate Professor before returning to school full-time), Madison, WI
Tom Hartjes, MD, family physician, Madison, WI
John H. Hicks, MD, FAAP, Pathways Medical and Holistic Health Center, Delavan, WI
* Maggie Hintz-Polzin, RN, Clintonville, WI
* Kristine Jensch, LAc, MAc, ATR(Ret.), Washburn, WI
Melodie Joy, RN, Pathways Medical and Holistic Health Center, Delavan, WI
* Anne Kannenberg, RN, BSN, Jackson, WI
* Robert Kerwin, MD, Madison, WI
* Angela King, RN, Racine, WI
* Linda Kledzik, RN, Wisconsin Dells, WI
* Kris Knight, BSN, Madison, WI
* Mark Koch, DC, Elm Grove, WI
Wayne H. Konetzki, MD, Waukesha, WI
* Ben Kramlich, BS, Business Owner (sustainable food company), Osh Kosh, WI
* PJ Langhoff, Author, Medical Researcher, Hustisford, WI
John D. Laughlin III, DDS, Holistic Dental Care, River Falls, WI
* Heather Livingstone, DC, Kaukauna, WI
* Geroge Lobos, BS (Physics), Process Engineer, Cheteck, WI
* Ingo Mahn, DDS, Pewaukee, WI
* Jack Manzella, DC, Rockland, WI
* Mark McGuire, DDS, Kenosha, WI
* Diana Nickel, RN, Winneconne, WI
* Roy Ostenson, DC, Appleton, WI
* Susan Petri, BSN, Milwaukee, WI
* Angela Pierce, RN, Lancaster, WI
* Vicki Rach, RN, BSN, Chaseburg, WI
* Dave D. Reichle, BSRT, RRT-NPS (Registered Respiratory Therapist-Neonatal Pediatric Specialist), Cedar Grove, WI
* Jule Reichle, BSN, RN, Cedar Grove, WI
* Kristen Reynolds, MD, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Milwaukee, WI
* Ray G. Roddan, DC, Green Bay, WI
* Gene Rohloff, DC, Milwaukee, WI
* Brenda Schutt, RDH, Green Bay, WI
* Lee Schwalenberg, DC, Kaukauna, WI
* Wendy Schwartz, RDH, BSDH, Appleton, WI
* Mary Alexis Seguin, DVM, MS, Dipl ACVIM, Neenah, WI
* Sheryl Shipman, RN, Chippewa Falls, WI
* Corrine Steinert, RN, Whitewater, WI
* Kathleen Stoneman, CA, MSOM (Certified Acupuncturist, Master of Science in Oriental Medicine), Madison, WI
* Heather Sweet, DC, Kenosha, WI
* Rachel Teske, MD, Onalaska, WI
* Deverie Tinnen, DC, Madison, WI
* Susan Wahl, ND, Hudson, WI
* Tracy Weber, RN, CMT (massage therapist), Potosi, WI
* Carson ‘Chic’ Young, PE/CSM/EHF, Registered Professional Communications Engineer (Wisconsin), Inductee: National Electronics Industry Hall of Fame, Madison, WI
* Mary Ziegler, RDH, BS, Wauwatosa, WI
* Amy Zimmerman, DC, Dodgeville, WI

WYOMING

* Stuart Greene, DC, Cheyenne, WY
* Karo Hamilton, MS, Ranchester, WY
* Linda Livingston, RN, Sheridan, WY
* Heather McClung, RN, Casper, WY
* Miriam Stewart, RN, CPHM, Sheridan, WY
* Robby Tozzi, OMD (Doctor of Oriental Medicine), Jackson, WY
* Heather White, BSHS RT (R) CT, Story, WY
* Medea Woods, PsyD, Rawlins, WY

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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 – above
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