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.”
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
Phil Lee, M.D.
Chancellor Emeritus, Department of Medicine, Phillip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco
Woodson Merill, M.D.
Executive Director, Continuum Center for Health & Healing, Beth Israel Medical Center
Harvey Karp, M.D, F.A.AP.
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, USC School of Medicine
Annie Sasco, M.D., D.S.C
Team Leader, Epidemiology for Cancer Prevention,
Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2 University
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.
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.
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, BSc (1st Class Honours), PhD is a former academic clinical researcher and a manager in the Australian health system with a multi-faceted professional experience. She relinquished her relatively short professional career to become a Stay-at-Home Mum and subsequently became involved in environmental health. Her focus of interest in science and medicine has shifted from investigating disease pathobiology at molecular level to prevention of acquired chronic diseases. She has recently started a health & lifestyle education service focused on protecting health with particular attention to environmental factors (www.ayubo.com.au). Through this venture, she mainly operates on a volunteer basis driving community education programs aimed at increased awareness about environmental factors such as non-ionizing radiation emanating from mobile/cordless/wireless/satellite communication technologies.