Every day, consumers are inundated with headlines and talk show segments warning about how the products in their pantries, medicine cabinets, refrigerators, and under their sink could give them an array of terrifying diseases. In many cases, these scary stories vastly overstate the actual risk, causing unnecessary alarm.
The Center for Accountability in Science provides a balanced look at the science behind these news stories and examines the organizations behind the effort to scare consumers.
Dr. Joseph Perrone, Chief Science Officer
- Doctorate of Science from The Johns Hopkins University, Post-Doctoral fellowship at Harvard University and his B.S. in Biology from the University of Delaware.
- Worked closely with many funding agencies and Ministries of Health to develop strategies for the use of diagnostics in public health programs.
- Served as the Vice President for Business Development and Technology Transfer for the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute.
- Served as an advisor to the World Health Organization and served on the WHO Diagnostic Steering Committee.
Breanne Kincaid, Research Director
- B.S. in Biology from Georgetown University, with a concentration in Ecology, Evolution and Behavioral Biology.
- Issue areas include chemical risk profiling, Proposition 65, and research and data analysis.