Scientific Advisory Group
Ronald L Melnick, Ph.D.
Ronald Melnick was a Senior Toxicologist and Director of Special Programs in the Environmental Toxicology Program at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health, and is now retired. Ronald Melnick lead the design of the National Toxicology Program Carcinogenesis Studies of Cell Phone Radiofrequency Radiation in Rodents.
Alvaro De Salles, Ph.D.
Professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul- UFRGS, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Brain modeller on differential RF exposures in adults and children.
Alvaro deSalles is an electrical engineer in Porto Alegre, Brazil, near the bottom of the world, who chairs a department of electrical engineering…in a series of papers and reports produced over the past decade, [he has] been making the case for applying more detailed and biologically based models to the estimation of exposures to the brains and bodies of all of us. De Salles works with a series of brain models that rely on magnetic resonance imaging made from a live ten-year-old boy and clearly shows the different absorption characteristics of different parts of the brain.
Associate Professor at the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Rio Grande do Sul, Canoas, Brazil
Om P. Gandhi, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus and Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Utah
“Sometimes revolutions are begun by improbable leaders. Om P. Gandhi and his group at the University of Utah were supported by the Defense Department and industry for three decades as they painstakingly devised the methods that would be used to evaluate the impact of microwaves on living systems. His team started out studying lab rats that had been deprived of food so that they would be eager to learn to perform in a maze in reward for pellets. They soon found that certain wavelengths and conditions of microwave energy could cause these starved rats to stop working for chow. That was how the first standards for exposure to microwaves for the rest of us were set.” Read Bio
Frank Barnes, Ph.D.
University of Colorado, Chair of National Academy Of Sciences Committee on Cell Phone Research Priorities Distinguished Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Chair, National Academy Of Sciences, Committee on Cell Phone Research Priorities, 2008
Dr. Saleh Faruque
Professor of wireless communications in the electrical engineering department at the University of North Dakota
Dr. Saleh Faruque is a professor of wireless communications in the electrical engineering department at the University of North Dakota, USA. He earned a bachelor of science in physics from Dhaka University in East Pakistan (Now Bangladesh) in 1969, Masters in applied physics in 1970, and an M.S. and PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 1980.
He is a recipient of the 2011 U.S. Fulbright Award, “outstanding professor of the year” award in 2007 and 2011respectively from the College of Engineering and Mines, University of North Dakota, as well as one of threeoutstanding Engineering professors, On-Line Engineering Program, North Dakota University System, January 2018.
Dr. Faruque has over 20 years of experience in telecom industries, 19 patents, and has published five books and more than 100 papers. His research interests include wireless communications, laser communication, and channel coding and modulation, among other subjects.
Joshua M. Rosenthal, MD, FACS
Senior Medical Advisor
Board Certified ENT & Sleep Medicine
Joshua Rosenthal, M.D., is Board Certified in both Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Sleep Medicine as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His practice specializes in the treatment of adults and children in all aspects of Otolaryngology. He is also certified by the American College of Surgeons in Head and Neck Ultrasound and performs ultrasound guided biopsies of the neck and thyroid in the office. Together with this high resolution imaging, he offers “true” minimally invasive surgery of the thyroid and parathyroid, reducing pain, recovery, and incision size, with truly satisfying patient results. In addition, Dr. Rosenthal is the first surgeon on Long Island to perform incision-less Balloon Sinuplasty in the office, an advanced minimally invasive technique for treating sinus problems with less pain, less risk and quicker recovery. His expertise also includes minimally invasive surgical removal of the pituitary gland which he performs with neurosurgeons through the nose and sinuses to avoid more dangerous brain surgery.
Dr. Rosenthal, a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, completed his medical school training at New York Medical College and his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Stony Brook University Medical Center, training under a nationally recognized thyroid/parathyroid surgeon. He has authored numerous publications regarding the thyroid and parathyroid in major peer-reviewed journals including his specialized minimally invasive techniques . He holds the academic appointment of Assistant Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Stony Brook University School of Medicine and is an Attending Physician at Huntington Hospital.
Seeking out addition training in Sleep Medicine, Dr. Rosenthal is able to provide both medical and surgical managments where appropriate. He is one of only a few doctors that can offer a truly individualized treatment plan, with a multitude of options. Surgical innovations have allowed patients who previously could not tolerate management of their Sleep Apnea, new avenues of treatment.
Woodson Merill, M.D.
Executive Director, Continuum Center for Health & Healing, Beth Israel Medical Center
Elizabeth Ridgeway, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Retired Physician, Jackson Pediatrics
Dr. Ridgway is board certified in Pediatrics and graduated cum laude from University of Colorado Medical School. This school is ranked #4 out of 144 in primary care quality by US News & World Report and in research quality is ranked #29 out of 144. A Founding Member of Jackson Pediatrics, she is actively involved in many community charities and public service.
Mark Hyman, M.D., is a family physician, a four-time New York Times bestselling author, and an internationally recognized leader in his field. He is founder and medical director of The UltraWellness Center, chairman of the board of the Institute for Functional Medicine, board member of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine, advisor to Dr. Mehmet Oz’s HealthCorps, and nominee to President Obama’s Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion and Integrative and Public Health.Through his private practice, education efforts, writing, research, advocacy and public-policy work, he strives to improve access to the whole-systems medicine approach known as Functional Medicine.
Anne Steinemann, Ph.D.
Dr. Anne C. Steinemann is a Visiting Professor and Program Manager at the Scripps
Institution of Oceanography, U.C. San Diego, and a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Professor of Public Affairs at the University of Washington. She received her Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University, where she also was a Postdoctoral Scholar. Prior to the University of Washington, she was a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and had held positions as a visiting professor at Stanford University, Florida Institute of Technology, and Linköping University in Sweden.
Mary Redmayne, Ph.D.
Victoria University of Wellington ·School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences
Mary Redmayne’s PhD research focused on young adolescents’ well-being and their use of cellphones and cordless phones. She enthusiastically advocates educating children, school communities, and health professionals in understanding wireless technology enough to be able to make informed decisions about using it. Mary is currently developing an education programme on wireless technology for sixth grade students. She is an established and well-respected member of the bio-electromagnetics community as a researcher, reviewer and Editorial Board member. She is also a Participating Member of the Standards Australia Committee on Human Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields.
Priyanka Bandara, Ph.D.
Dr. Bandara is a former academic clinical and basic researcher at leading Australian institutions: The University of Sydney and the UNSW, Westmead and Prince Alfred Hospitals. She was also a senior manager in the Australian health system with a multi-faceted professional experience. She became involved in environmental health realising the importance of this field in the 21stcentury. Her focus in science and medicine has shifted to prevention of acquired chronic diseases caused by environmental factors. Dr. Bandara is a strong advocate for protecting people, children in particular, from toxic environmental pollutants. She has a special interest in non-ionizing radiation and health. Dr. Bandara is an Executive Board Member of Oceania Radiofrequency Scientific Advisory Association (ORSAA). She can be contacted via: [email protected]
We are honored to have had Dr. Gaynor work with Environmental Health Trust for many years. We maintain his lectures online to continue to share his words.
Mitchell Gaynor, M.D.
Founder and President of Gaynor Integrative Oncology and Clinical Assistant, Professor of Medicine at Weill Medical College, affiliated with Cornell University and New York Hospital. Author of the upcoming, critically acclaimed book, The Gene Therapy Plan, Gaynor has been one of New York’s top doctors for more than a decade. He is also a Grammy award winner for his CD on Sounds of Healing.