Fact-Checking CCHR Board of advisors As of March 2008, the Commissioners are: Founding Commissioner Thomas Szasz, Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus, State University of New York Health Science Center. Board Member Isadore M. Chait Services (2000-2001); WISE (2001, 2004). Source Science, Medicine & Health Rohit Adi, M.D., diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has been practicing Emergency Medicine since 1993 and now serves as the assistant director of a level II trauma center, U.S. Services (1993-2007); Patrons Meritorious (2006); WISE (2001, 2004). Source Ivan Alfonso, M.D., doctor of internal medicine, Columbia. Garland Allen, professor of biology, with research interests in the history and philosophy of biology, U.S. (email@example.com) Giorgio Antonucci, M.D., medical doctor and author from Italy, who worked in Imola psychiatric institution with "schizophrenic" patients that he treated drug-free, enabling them to be discharged and to work in the community without the hindrance of psychiatric labels and drugs, U.S. Received CCHR International award (2005) Source Ann Auburn, D.O., natural health practitioner and Chairman of the Osteopathic Medical Board of Michigan, U.S. Services (2000-2007); Honor Roll (2006). Source No trace of the Osteopathic Medical Board of Michigan. Ms. Auburn is not on the board of trustees of the Michigan Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery Members or the Michigan Osteopathic Association. Mark Barber, D.D.S., dentist and researcher, U.S. Services (1992-1995); Founding Patrons (2004), Patrons (2006); WISE (2001, 2004). Source Lisa Bazler, B.A., M.A., psychologist, co-author of Psychology Debunked. Ryan Bazler, B.S. in electrical engineering, co-author of Psychology Debunked, co-founder with his wife, Lisa, of the Christian Backpacking Youth Ministry for six years, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org not working) Shelley Beckmann, Ph.D., microbiologist and researcher, U.S. Services (1993-2006); WISE (2001). Source Lisa Benest, M.D., dermatologist, U.S. Services (1997-2005), OT V; Founding Patrons (2004); WISE (2001, 2004). Source Peter Bennet, retired police superintendent with a diploma in Criminology. He is now an expert on environmental/toxic effects on child behavior, UK. (email@example.com) Mary Ann Block, D.O., licensed osteopathic physician, medical director of The Block Center in Dallas, Texas, author of No More ADHD, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org) John Breeding, Ph.D., psychologist, director of Texans for Safe Education and author of The Wildest Colts Make the Best Horses and The Necessity of Madness and Unproductivity: Psychiatric Oppression or Human Transformation, U.S. (email@example.com not working) Received CCHR International award Source Lisa Cain, associate professor of psychology, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org not working) She is a lecturer in marketing Source Anthony Castiglia, M.D., physician and member of the American College for Advancement in Medicine, U.S. (email@example.com) Roberto Cestari, M.D., general medical practitioner, author and president of CCHR Italy. Services (2004-2007), OT V. Source James Chappell, D.C., N.D., Ph.D., doctor of chiropractic, naturopathic doctor, clinical nutritionist and author of the book, A Promise Made, A Promise Kept: Son’s Quest for the Cause and Cure of Diabetes, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org not working) Beth Clay, president BCGA International, LLC, an integral health consulting and government relations firm, U.S. (email@example.com) Bishop David Cooper, president, the Spanish Orthodox Church and professor of nursing, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Jesus Corona, psychologist, Mexico. Javier Hernandez Covarrabias, medical doctor — ear, nose and throat specialist. (email@example.com) Correct name : Javier Hernandez Covarrubias Moira Dolan, M.D., Texas general medical practitioner and researcher who has testified against electroshock and other psychiatric practices, U.S. Services (1999-2006), OT VI. Source Mary Ann Durham B.S., pharmacologist, U.S. Services (1987-2007), OT VI. Source Dan Edmunds E.D.D., psychotherapist, consultant and lecturer, U.S. (DoctorEdmunds@DrDanEdmunds.com) David Egner, Ph.D., child psychologist and former special education director, U.S. Seth Farber, Ph.D. psychologist, author and founder of the Network Against Coercive Psychiatry, U.S. (Seth17279@aol.com) Mark Filidei, D.O., medical director of the Whitaker Wellness Center in California, U.S. Services (2002). Source Nicolas Franceschetti, M.D., ophthalmologist, Switzerland. Services (1996-2004), OT V; Founding Patrons (2004), Patrons (2006). Source Marta Garbos, Psy.D., psychologist, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org not working) Ann Y. Coxon, M.B., B.S., neurologist practicing in Harley Street, London, UK. Patti Guliano, D.C., chiropractor, U.S. (email@example.com) Edward C. Hamlyn, M.D., a founding member of the Royal College of General Practitioners, medical doctor with the International Allergy Testing Center, UK. Founding Patrons (2004), Patrons (2006). Source Brett Hartman, Psy.D., clinical psychologist and author of Hammerhead 84: A Memoir of Persistence about his own experiences being subjected to psychiatric "treatment" as a high school graduate, overcoming this without drugs, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Lawrence B. Hooper, M.D., medical doctor specializing in Family Practice, U.S. Services (2001-2003); Founding Patrons (2004), Patrons (2006). Source Joseph Isaac, clinical psychologist, India. (email@example.com) Georgia Janisch, R.D., registered dietician, who treats mental and emotional problems without the use of psychiatric drugs, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Derek Johnson, natural health practitioner, South Africa. (email@example.com) Jonathan Kalman, N.D. naturopathic doctor, U.S. (Jon@DrKalman.com) Marguerite Kay, M.D., medical doctor specializing in internal medicine, U.S. Peter Kervorkian, D.C., chiropractor, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Oleg Khilkevich, professor of nursing, U.S. Kenichi Kozu, Ph.D., chief exectutive officer of the U.S. non-profit corporation, Society of Preventive and Alternative Medicine, Japan. Eric Lambert, pharmacist and past president of the West Virginia Pharmacists Association, U.S. Services (1997); Honor Roll (2002, 2006), Sponsors (2006). Source Anna Law, M.D., emergency room physician, UK. Services (1990-2003), OT V; Founding Patrons (2004), Patrons (2006). Source Richard Lippin, M.D., occupational medicine, U.S. (email@example.com) OTan Logi, former psychotherapist, U.S. Services (2006). Source Bari Maddock, Ph.D., holistic psychologist, U.S. Lloyd McPhee, U.S. health insurance agent opposed to mandated mental health parity and any regulation forcing insurance carriers to cover psychiatric treatment. Services (1980-2001), OT VIII; Founding Patrons (2004). Source Joan Mathews-Larson, Ph.D., founder of Health Recovery Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org ) Coleen Maulfair, executive director of Maulfair Medical Center, U.S. Services (1998-2002); Founding Patrons (2004). Source Conrad Maulfair, D.O., doctor of osteopathy, founder of Maulfair Medical Center in Topton, Penns., U.S. Services (1992-2001); WISE (2004). Source Clinton Ray Miller, lobbyist for alternative health, U.S. (email@example.com not working) Robert Morgan, Ph.D., psychologist, U.S. Craig Newnes, consultant clinical psychologist and editor of the Journal of Critical Psychology, Counseling and Psychotherapy, UK. (firstname.lastname@example.org not working) Received CCHR Human Rights Award in 2005. Source Gina Nick, N.M.D., head of Dr. Gina Nick’s Medical Practice and president of the California Naturopathic Doctors Association, U.S. (info@LTPonline.com) Gwen Olsen, former pharmaceutical company sales representative and author of the book, Confessions of an Rx Drug Pusher – God’s Call to Loving Arms, U.S. (email@example.com) Mary Jo Pagel, M.D. graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch with honors in cardiology. She is a specialist in Internal Medicine and Preventative and Industrial Medicine. Services (1981-2002), OT VI; Founding Patrons (2004), Patrons (2006). Source Steve Plog, founder and CEO of the Results Project, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Vladimir Pshizov, M.D. psychiatrist who wrote two books about Soviet punitive psychiatry and is a practicing psychiatrist from the Commonwealth of Independent States, CIS. Lawrence Retief, M.D., family practitioner who helped expose apartheid psychiatric practices, South Africa WISE (2001). Source Franklin H. Ross, M.D., medical doctor specializing in wellness, U.S. (email@example.com) Megan Shields, M.D., family practitioner from California, U.S. Services (1975-2006), OT VIII; Founding Patrons (2004). Source Allan Sosin, M.D., Medical Director of the Institute for Progressive Medicine, U.S. Services (2007); WISE (2001). Source David Stein, professor of criminal justice at Virginia State University, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Ram Tamang, director of Ayurvedic medical clinic, U.S. (email@example.com) David Tanton, Ph.D., graduated with honors from Clayton Natural Healing with a Ph.D. in holistic nutrition and is founder and research director of Soaring Heights Longevity Research Center, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org) William Tutman, Ph.D., former clinical psychologist and executive of the Campaign to Stop the Federal Violence Initiative, a 1990s plan by psychiatrists, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, to drug African American youth and other minorities, U.S. Services (1978-1994) ; OT VII. Source Tony Urbanek, M.D., D.D.S., prior fellowship with the National Institutes of Health, and an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, U.S. Services (1991-2006) ; OT VIII. Source Margarethe von Beck, Doctor of Literature and Philosophy, South Africa. Wanda von Kleist, Ph.D., psychologist, U.S. (email@example.com) Julian Whitaker, M.D., is the founder of the Whitaker Wellness Center in California and a popular speaker and lecturer. Dr. Whitaker is the author of the widely read newsletter Health and Healing, U.S. Spice Williams-Crosby, BSc, MFS, CFT, [Master of Fitness Sciences, Certified Fitness Trainer], actress, stuntwoman, nutritional counselor and human rights activist, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Michael Wisner, environmental health activist and author of Living Healthy in a Toxic World, U.S. Services (1994-2007), OT VIII ; Members with Honor Status (2006). Source Sergej Zapuskalov, M.D., former Soviet psychiatrist who rejected psychiatry when communism ended, CIS. Politics & Law Jose Francisco Aguirre, attorney, Mexico. State Rep. Russell Albert (NH), sponsored bill against ECT, U.S. Lewis Bass, M.S, J.D., attorney, U.S. Timothy Bowles, Esq., attorney, U.S. Services (1987-2006), OT VIII ; Founding Patrons (2004), Patrons (2006) ; WISE (2001, 2004). Source Robert Butcher, barrister and solicitor, Australia. (email@example.com) Robert E. Byron, LLC, attorney, U.S. Lars Engstrand, attorney, Sweden. Attorney for the Application for an tax accord regarding scientology. Source Sandro Garcia Rojas, attorney and expert on international law, Mexico. Guillermo Guzman de la Garza, Director of Extraditions and International Judicial Matters of the Attorney General’s office for Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Steven Hayes, attorney, U.S. Services (1985-2005), OT VII ; Founding Patrons (2004), Patrons (2006). Source Gregory Hession, Esq., attorney, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Jackie Kickey, LAPD Bomb Squad, U.S. State Sen. Karen Johnson (Az), chairperson of the Family Services Committee, member of the Appropriations and Finance Committees, co-chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Children and Family Services, U.S. (email@example.com) Erik Langeland, attorney, U.S. Services (1994-2002). Source Leonid Lemberick, Esq., attorney, CIS. Vladimir Leonov, M.P., member of Parliament of Leningradsky region of CIS. Lev Levinson, legal advocate, CIS. Doug Linde, Esq., attorney, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Jonathan W. Lubell, LL.B. Harvard Law School (magna cum laude), former president of the National Lawyers Guild, New York City Chapter, and attorney for the National Task Force for Cointelpro Litigation and Research, U.S. Represented CoS and CCHR against Eli Lilly, Painewebber, Inc., and Ronald Nordmann, CoS LA against Paula Cooper and New Era Publications International against author and publisher of Blue Sky. Kendrick Moxon, Esq., attorney, U.S. Services (2006). Source Before becoming Scientology's lead in-house attorney, Kendrick Moxon worked in the Church's Guardian's Office. During Operation Snow White, Moxon was listed as an unindicted co-conspirator for providing false handwriting samples to the FBI in response to a Grand Jury subpoena. Source Rep. Curtis Oda, state representative, Utah, and insurance agent, U.S. (email@example.com) Col. Stanislav Pylov, director of personnel for the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, CIS State Rep. Guadalupe Rodriguez, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Timothy Rosen, attorney, U.S. Steven Russell, Esq., attorney, Utah, U.S. Rep. Aaron Tilton, state representative, Utah, U.S. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Rep. Mark Thompson, former Arizona state representative, now attorney, U.S. Rep. Michael Thompson, former state representative, Utah, U.S. Rep. Matt Throckmorton, former state representative, Utah, U.S.