Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.
David B. Richardson, PhD, MSPH
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Speaker Topic: Nuclear Power
Medical Specialty: Epidemiology
School Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health
Media Experience: Public Speaking
Dr. Richardson is Associate Professor of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research focuses on the health effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. He has conducted studies of cancer among nuclear workers at several U.S. Department of Energy facilities, as well as studied cancer among the Japanese survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He has served as a visiting scientist at the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France and at the Radiation Effects Research Foundation in Hiroshima, Japan. He is an Associate Editor of the journals Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Environmental Health Perspectives; and, he is a member of the President’s Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health.
To request Dr. Richardson as a speaker, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-667-4260.
In the Spotlight
What now, after the Supreme Court stay?
The Supreme Court in February 2016 issued a "stay," or a temporary suspension, of the Clean Power Plan while a lower court reviews a legal challenge. This situation raises many questions. Read more »
Richardson D (2009). Multistage modeling of leukemia in benzene workers: A simple approach to fitting the TSCE model. American Journal of Epidemiology: vol.169, p.78-85.
Richardson D, Wing S (2007). Leukemia mortality among workers at the Savannah River Site. American Journal of Epidemiology: vol.166, p.1015-1022.
Richardson D, Wing S, Schroeder J, Schmitz-Feurhakke I, Hoffman W (2005). Ionizing Radiation and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Environmental Health Perspectives: vol.113, p.1-5.
Richardson D, Wing S, Lorey F, Hertz-Picciotto I (2004). Adult hemoglobin levels at birth and risk of SIDS. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine: vol.158, p.366-371.
Loomis D, Richardson D, Bena JF, Bailer AJ (2004). Deindustrialization and the long term decline in fatal occupational injuries. Occupational & Environmental Medicine: vol.61, p.616-621.