BOARD MEMBERS – ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH TRUST
Acting Chairman of Board Morris B. “Moe” Mellion, M.D., is a retired family physician, who has served as President of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, Associate Medical Director of the national Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, and Chairman of its National Council of Physician Executives. As a faculty member at the University of Nebraska’s Medical Center and Nebraska Omaha campuses, he taught family practice and sports medicine, served nineteen years as Team Physician for men’s and women’s sports, and authored multiple sports medicine textbooks. He recently retired from the Board of Directors of the Grand Teton Association.
Angela Zener, MPH has been working closely with Dr. Davis for the past 20 years on Environmental Oncology issues, advising specifically in the areas of communication, research and technology. She served as the Director of Web 2.0 Communities and Content at LexisNexis where she set strategies and implemented platforms to advance the use of social media for legal professionals. Currently she is Vice President of Marketing Findly. Angela held previous positions in Marketing technology at SAP and top management consulting firms. She holds a degree in Molecular and Cell Biology and a Masters in Public Health Policy from the University of California at Berkeley. Originally from Palo Alto, California, Angela currently resides in northern California with her family. Angela looks forward to her contribution to the Environmental Health Trust organization through her expertise in applying technology for communication, scientific advancement, social policy and health education.
Devra Davis, Ph.D.
Dr. Devra Lee Davis, M.P.H., Ph.D, is recognized internationally for her work on environmental health and disease prevention. A Presidential appointee that received bi-partisan Senate confirmation, Dr. Davis was the Founding Director of the world’s first Center for Environmental Oncology and currently serves as President of Environmental Health Trust, a nonprofit devoted to researching and controlling avoidable environmental health threats. National book award finalist, for When Smoke Ran Like Water, 2002, she lectures at universities in the U.S. and Europe and was the recent winner of the Carnegie Science Medal in 2010 and the Lifetime Achievement Award from Green America in 2012. Her 2007 book, The Secret History of the War on Cancer, details the ways that public relations strategies have undermined public health, and is being used at major schools of public health, including Harvard, Emory, and Tulane University. Her recent book, Disconnect: The Truth about Cell Phone Radiation and Your Health, what the Industry has Done to Hide it, and What You Can Do to Protect your Family, Line was published in the U.S. and U.K. by Dutton, 2010, and has been released in Australia, India, Turkey, Taiwan, Finland, Estonia, China, and as a book on tape. Her research has appeared in major scientific journals. Her research has been featured on CNN, CSPAN, CBC, BBC, and public radio,
Tom Factor is the Director at GVP, Inc. where he does utility-scale wind energy siting, wind farm design, wind resource mapping and assessment, and executive development consulting services for 5,000 megawatts of installed capacity currently in operation. He is also a Trustee at Maharishi University of Management in Iowa.
David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph.D. was a physician, neuroscientist, science writer and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He was also a lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine of Lyon I. He co-founded and then directed the Centre for Integrative Medicine of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Following his volunteer activity as physician in Iraq in 1991, he was one of the original founders of the US branch of Médecins Sans Frontières, the international organization that was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999. In 2002 he was awarded the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society Presidential Award for Outstanding Career in Psychiatry. He is the author of “Healing Without Freud or Prozac” (translated in 29 languages, 1.3 million copies sold) and “Anticancer, a New Way of Life”(translated in 35 languages, New York Times best-seller, 1 million copies in print) in which he discloses his own diagnosis with a malignant brain tumor at the age of 31 and the self-help program that he put together to help himself in addition to conventional treatment.