David Cohen

David Cohen, PhD is Marjorie Crump Chair in Social Welfare, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. In his work he studies the social and cultural effects of prescribed psychoactive drugs as they are constructed through language, attitudes, and social interactions. Public and private institutions in Canada, France, and the U.S. have funded him to conduct clinical-neuropsychological studies, qualitative investigations, and…

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Karen Effrem, MD

Dr. Karen Effrem is a pediatrician, researcher, and conference speaker. Dr. Effrem’s undergraduate degree is in Pharmacy from Purdue University, her medical degree is from Johns Hopkins University and her pediatric training is from the University of Minnesota. She has provided testimony for Congress, as well as in-depth analysis of numerous pieces of major federal…

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David Egilman, MD

Dr. David Egilman is a board-certified internal medicine physician and epidemiologist, who is also board certified in preventive and occupational medicine. He is a clinical associate professor at Brown University, and Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health. His expertise is in exposure to toxic elements and their harmful effects…

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Meryl Nass, MD

Meryl Nass, MD, is an internal medicine physician and activist with expertise in anthrax and bioterrorism; her interest is in prevention, investigation, amelioration, and safe and effective medical response. Her expertise and experience includes treating patients with Gulf War syndrome and adverse effects from the anthrax vaccine. She has raised cogent critiques about the deficient…

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John Noble

John H. Noble, Jr, Ph.D., retired in August, 2005, from his position as Endowed Professor for Social Justice, The Catholic University of America. He has been Emeritus Professor since 1993 at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he held joint appointments in the School of Social Work and in Rehabilitation Medicine. Over…

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Edward Opton

Edward M. Opton, Jr., Ph.D., J.D, is a lawyer at the National Center for Youth Law, which provides legal services for low-income children. A graduate of Yale, he received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Duke University, a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. His current work focuses on the…

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Vera Sharav

A public advocate for human rights is the founder and president of the Alliance for Human Research Protection (AHRP) which serves as an information resource and public interest watchdog organization whose goal is to unlock the walls of secrecy in biomedical research and bring accountability to that endeavor. AHRP Infomails have a wide following: they…

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Huguette F. Streuli

Huguette F. Streuli is a graduate of the University of Leuven (Belgium) where she earned a degree in psychology. She was awarded a degree of master of library science by Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. For the past 20 years — Huguette was the Director of Library Services in the New York office of Morgan,…

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