Our Executive Board

A collective of like-minded  psychologists, educators, scientists, advocates, philanthropists and everyday people.

Camilla Rees

MBA | Author | Advocate

  • About

    After a career in investment banking, venture capital and marketing communications, Camilla is now a freelance writer, health and environmental activist, radio host and author. She also serves as an adviser to businesses, advocacy groups, scientists and non-profits in the areas of brand and identity development, speech writing, white papers, marketing communications, media relations, fundraising, and Board and investor communication, and is engaged in capital raising for frontier sciences.

  • Education

    Camilla has studied widely in medical, scientific, complementary and alternative medicine, health enhancement and self-empowerment fields. Since 1997 she has advised patients on health restoration strategy, developing multi-pronged health improvement programs using her proprietary ‘Wide Angle Health’ framework. She has served as an Integrative Care Counselor, educator in mental imagery, and facilitator of Hellinger Family and Corporate Constellations. She co-produced The Natural Laws of Self Healing: How to Harness Your Inner Imaging Power To Restore Health and Reach Spirit with a leading psychiatrist, published by Nightingale-Conant, and her educational materials in imagery are now part of a continuing education curriculum for psychologists.

  • Organizer

    Camilla has organized many panels on health, health care reform and environmental topics. She has addressed the Young President’s Organization, Columbia University Law School, Bioneers (NM & CO), World Congress of Integrative Medicine, Institute for Bau Biology & Ecology, the White House Commission on Complementary & Alternative Medicine Policy, many medical conferences offering continuing education credits (CEUs) for physicians, the Commonwealth Club of California, the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum, and held a briefing for members of Congress and their staffs. For many years she was also a curriculum developer for a private invitational forum of leading international CEOs focused on productivity, performance and sustainability. She is a Voting Member of the U.S. Health Freedom Congress, comprised of state and national health freedom leaders and advocates, and is a recent invitee to Renaissance Weekends, retreats building bridges among innovative leaders from diverse fields.

  • Founded

    Camilla founded www.ElectromagneticHealth.org and Campaign for Radiation Free Schools. She co- authored a book on biological effects of electromagnetic fields called Public Health SOS: The Shadow Side of the Wireless Revolution, which was widely disseminated to Congress, Governors and thousands of health and environmental journalists. She went on to become a radio host at KGNU in Boulder/Denver, covering health, environmental and sustainability topics. She also co-authored the landmark report,”Cellphones and Brain Tumors: 15 Reasons for Concern”, which received significant global newscoverage; was co-investigator on a research study showing impacts of microwave radiation on the heart, published in the European Journal of Oncology; and co-founded the International EMF Alliance, a consortium of over eighty five international activist groups.

  • Other

    Camilla is Adviser to the National Institute for Science, Law and Public Policy in Washington, D.C., where she directed the white paper, ”Getting Smarter About the Smart Grid”. She is Advisor to Citizens for Health, a leading advocacy organization focused on the interests of the natural health consumer, Mercola.com, the #1 natural health newsletters, and blogger for FrankLipmanMD.com. She is Board Member of Media in the Public Interest in Boulder, CO and on the Advisory Board of the Institute for Building-Biology® and Ecology, the leading green building and green living educational organization training architects, engineers, builders, physicians and other health practitioners. Presently, Camilla is working on a book on health care reform, overseeing a series of white papers on ecosystem effects of electromagnetic fields and developing two seed-stage health communications projects.

David O. Carpenter

M.D. | Director | Institute for Health and the Environment | University at Albany

  • About

    David O. Carpenter is a public health physician whose current position is Director of the Institute for Health and the Environment at the University at Albany, as well as Professor of Environmental Health Sciences within the School of Public Health at the University at Albany. After receiving his MD degree from Harvard Medical School he chose a career of research and public health. After research positions at the National Institute of Mental Health and the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, he came to Albany in 1980 as the Director of the Wadsworth Center for Laboratories and Research of the New York State Department of Health, the third largest public health laboratory in the US after NIH and CDC. In an effort to build ties to an academic program, he initiated efforts to create a partnership between the New York State Department of Health and the University at Albany, resulting in the creation of the School of Public Health in 1985. He was then appointed as the founding Dean of the School of Public Health, a position he held until 1998 when he became the Director of the Institute of Health and the Environment. The Institute has been named as a Collaborating Centre of the World Health Organization.

  • Research

    Dr. Carpenter’ research was initially basic neuroscience, and since has become the more general question of environmental causes of human disease, both those directly caused by chemical exposure and those mediated via endocrine disruption. He has directed large, interdisciplinary research studies on polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and chlorinated pesticides at several sites, including in Native American and Alaskan Native communities. These studies have shown that exposure to these chemicals increases risk of several chronic human diseases, including diabetes, hypertension and the metabolic syndrome. He has contributed to the study of health effects of both ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, and also has a number of international projects looking at health effects of air and water pollution. He has more than 450 peer reviewed scientific publications and has edited six books.


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