Professionals' Statement

Professionals' Statement Calling for an End to Water Fluoridation

Please click on the above link and add your name if you have a background in science, medicine, dentistry, or other health-related fields.

Over 4,000 professionals have already signed, including Nobel Laureate for Medicine, Dr. Arvid Carlsson, and hundreds of prominent doctors and scientists

Join the growing list of NZ professionals who are now publicly declaring their opposition to the fluoridation of water supplies -

New Zealand
Robert Anderson, PhD
, Tauranga
Graham Mark Atkin, BSc(Chem), LLB(Hons), Wellington
L.H.R. Brett, BDS, Dentist, Whangarei
Nigel Brooke, DO, Wanganui, Aotearoa
Paul Butler, BSc MB ChB Dip Obst FRNZCGP, Auckland
Robyn Church, ND, Ashburton
Zac Cox, BDS, Auckland
Noeline Gannaway, MA, Dip. Ed, Wellington
Mike Godfrey, MBBS, Tauranga
Bruce Harper, DO, ND, Osteopath, Naturopath & Health Coach, Auckland
Clarice Hebblethwaite, BSC Hons Dietetics and Nutrition, Christchurch
John Hinchcliff, PhD, Hon. D., Auckland City Councillor, former President of the Auckland University of Technology
Vernon Kruger, BDS (Orthodontic practitioner/dentist), Cambridge
Carmen McRae, ND, NMHSW, Dunedin
L. R. B. Mann, PhD, Senior Lecturer (rtd) in Environmental Studies, University of Auckland
Tony McDonald, RN, Christchurch
Tony Minervino, DC, Auckland
Ted Ninnes, PhD, Hamilton
Lynda Northcott, RN, New Plymouth
Kim H. Phelps, DO (Osteopath); RCST (Cranial Therapist), Dannevirke, Hawkes Bay
Matthew Scarborough, Mbiochem, Hamilton
Hank Scott, MSc (Hon), Teacher- chemistry, Oamaru
Keith Sharrock, PhD, Hamilton
Bruce Spittle, MB, ChB, DPM, FRANZCP, Managing Editor, Fluoride, Quarterly Journal of the International Society for Fluoride Research, Dunedin
Barry Stollery, RGON (Registered General and Obstetric Nurse), Tauranga
Tralee Sugrue, BSc, MB ChB, LFHom(Med), FRNZCGP, Wellington
Cornelius van Dorp, MB, ChB, FRNZCGP, GP and Emergency Physician, Kaitaia, Northland
Bill Wilson, Past President New Zealand Pure Water Association, Auckland
Yoshimi Yoshida, BA, Environmental Analyst, Waikato

UPDATE: 4,038  Signers by professional degree worldwide as of February 2, 2012:

• 687 Nurses (RN, MSN, BSN, ARNP, APRN, LNC, RGON)
• 518 MD's (includes MBBS)
• 561 DC's
(Doctor of Chiropractic, includes M Chiro)
• 481 PhD's - includes DSc, Doctor of Science; EdD (Doctor of Education); DrPH (Doctor of Public Health)
• 331 Dentists (DDS, DMD, BDS)
• 165 ND's (Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine)
• 95 Lawyers (JD, LLB, Avvocato)
• 89 Pharmacists (Pharm.D, B. Pharm, DPh, RPH)
• 96 RDHs (Registered Dental Hygienist); also DH, RDHAP, EFDA, RDAEF, and RDN
• 62 Acupuncturists (LAc - Licensed Acupuncturist, and, MAc -Master Acupuncturist)
• 43 DO's (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)
• 27 Veterinarians (DMV, VMD, BVMS)
• 17 OD (Doctor of Optometry)
• 18 PA-C (Physician Assistant - Certified); also MPAS and RPA-C