Dr. Blask is currently Professor of Structural & Cellular Biology, Tulane Univ. School of Medicine, where he is also the Head of the Laboratory of Chrono-Neuroendocrine Oncology and Associate Director of the Tulane Center for Circadian Biology. He is also a member of the Tulane Cancer Center. For 30 years he has focused his research on circadian rythms, therapeutics of cancer by melatonin as well as the consequences of the circadian disruption of melatonin production by light at night on cancer risk. He has published over 250 journal articles, reviews, chapters and abstracts on this topic. His research has been supported by funding agencies such as the National Cancer
Dr. Victoria L. Dunckley is a board-certified integrative child psychiatrist in Los Angeles, California with a special focus on the physiological impact of screen-time on the developing nervous system, mood, focus, sleep, and behavior. Dr. Dunckley has found in her extensive experience that interactive screen-time can overstimulate and stress the developing nervous system, particularly in children with vulnerabilities. She is the author of Reset Your Child’s Brain: A Four Week Plan to End Meltdowns, Raise Grades and Boost Social Skills by Reversing the Effects of Electronic Screen-Time.
Dr. Scott Eberle is a physician specializing in end-of-life care. He is medical director for Hospice of Petaluma in Petaluma, California. Having first learned the science of medicine at U.C. San Francisco Medical School, he learned the art of medicine from countless people living and dying with AIDS during the ’80s and ’90s. In 2005, he ended his 16-year career as an AIDS specialist so he could focus on end-of-life care. His book, “The Final Crossing: Learning to Die in Order to Live,” was published in 2006. Dr Eberle also co-founded “The Practice of Living and Dying”, an innovative wilderness curriculum for which he is also a guide.
Roxana Marachi, Ph.D. is Associate Professor at Connie L. Lurie College of Education at San Jose State University. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Dr. Marachi’s expertise includes analysis of learning environments, motivation, cognition, social climate, and behavior. She has a special focus on the impact of computers on childhood development, learning and psychosocial effects on students of all ages. She is a passionate advocate for connecting the most recent research on how we learn socially, emotionally, and cognitively with practical applications for improving learning, academic achievement and work environments. Dr. Marachi has authored numerous articles on school violence, bullying and social psychology in education. She has received numerous awards for her work.
Joel M. Moskowitz, Ph.D. is the Director of the Center for Family and Community Health, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley. Dr. Moskowitz has conducted research on disease prevention programs and policies for more than 30 years, most recently focusing on adverse health effects of wireless radiation. In 2009 he served as the senior author on a hallmark paper reviewing research on mobile phone use and increased brain tumor risk published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . He has disseminated research related to wireless technology, public health and policy since 2009. He is an advisor to the International EMF Scientist Appeal signed by more than 220
Jerry L. Phillips is Director of the Excel Science Center and Professor Attendant of Chemistry & Biochemistry at University of Colorado in Colorado Springs. He earned his B.A. in Chemistry from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO. He then was a postdoctoral fellow of the American Cancer Society at the McArdle Cancer Research Laboratory (University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI). Dr. Phillips began his academic career at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He later moved to the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, where he was also Senior Scientist and Director of the Phase I Drug Development Laboratory at the Cancer Therapy and Research Center. Phillips then moved to
Cindy Russell, M.D., Executive Director of Physicians for Safe Technology, is a plastic surgeon practicing in Mountain View, California. She completed her residency training at Stanford University Medical Center. Treating breast cancer patients and witnessing the epidemic of breast cancer over the last 30 years, she became interested in public health and the root causes of chronic illness along with prevention strategies. Dr. Russell has been Chair of the Santa Clara County Medical Association (SCCMA/MCMS) Environmental Health Committee since 1995 and has been VP of Community Health for the SCCMA/MCMS since 2010. During that time she has authored many policy resolutions related to reducing environmental toxins at the California Medical Association House of Delegates. In 2001 she led the effort to pass the Santa Clara County Integrated Pest Management ordinance to reduce pesticide exposure on County property. She remains on the SCCIPM Task Force.
Cindy Sage, M.A. is an environmental sciences consultant and researcher on electromagnetic fields and radiofrequency radiation. She is a founder of the international BioInitiative Working Group, and the co-editor and principal author of the BioInitiative Reports (2007 and 2012). Ms. Sage has provided expert testimony and scientific briefings on non-ionizing radiation to the European Environmental Agency (Denmark), the European Commission (Brussels), UK Health Protection Agency, UK Children with Leukemia registered charity, and various international health agencies, US Department of Justice, Federal Communications Commission, US Food and Drug Administration, public utilities commissions, US Green Building Council, state legislative committees, and numerous state and municipal agencies and commissions. She co-authored the 2010 Seletun (Norway) Scientific Consensus Statement on Wireless RFR Risks. In 2002, she worked with the California Department of Education on
Dr. John West is a general surgeon and researcher specializing in breast care health and comprehensive breast cancer treatment. He is the director of surgery at Breastlink of Orange in Southern California as well as founder and chair of the board of the Breast Health Awareness Foundation, a community outreach program dedicated to the early detection of breast cancer. Dr. West completed his medical and surgical training at the University of California San Francisco. He became fascinated with the multi-disciplinary team approach to breast cancer care in the mid 1980’s after studying and reporting on multidisciplinary systems of Trauma care in Orange County. He opened Orange County’s first breast care center in 1988. Dr. West has been the lead author in 20 peer review articles on breast cancer and breast care including a 2013 article “Multifocal Breast Cancer in Young Women with Prolonged Contact between Their Breasts and Their Cellular Phones”. He is author of “Prevent, Survive, Thrive: Every woman’s guide to optimal breast care”.