Devra Davis, PhD, MPH
Devra Davis, PhD, MPH Visiting Professor of Medicine at Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Israel, and at Ondokuz Mayis University Medical School, Turkey and President of Environmental Health Trust.
She was Founding Director for both the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology of the U.S. National Research Council and for the Center for Environmental Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. Davis served as an appointee to the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board and was a member of the Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Toxicology Program.
She has authored over 200 publications on environmental health in books and journals ranging from the Lancet and JAMA to Scientific American. Her three popular books- The Secret History of the War on Cancer, When Smoke Ran Like Water and Disconnect: The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation- have been translated into more than 14 languages.
She earned a PhD in science studies at the University of Chicago as a Danforth Foundation Graduate Fellow and an M.P.H. in epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins University as a Senior National Cancer Institute Post-Doctoral Fellow.