Alzheimer's: An Ecological Health Disease?
1:00 pm US Eastern Time
This call was a discussion on how environmental contaminants can play a major role in the way our brains age. The moderator of this call was Michael Lerner, President of Commonweal.
More about the Presenters
- Peter Whitehouse, MD, PhD, MA, Professor of Neurology at Case Western Reserve University and founder of the University Alzheimer Center (now the University Memory and Aging Center) at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center.
- Ted Schettler, MD, MPH, Science Director of the Science and Environmental Health Network and author of Generations at Risk: Reproductive Health and the Environment (MIT Press, 1999) and In Harm's Way: Toxic Threats to Child Development (Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility, 2000).
- Jill Stein, MD, Physician, founder and recent past president of the Massachusetts Coalition for Healthy Communities, spokesperson for Physicians for Social Responsibility and co-author of influential report "In Harm's Way: Toxic Threats to Child Development" (Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility, 2000).