Chief Science Advisor for the Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibilitiy (PSR)
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
"Numerous scientific studies suggest IGF-1 [insulin-like growth factor-1] in milk survives digestion and enters the bloodstream in sufficient quantities to potentially trigger increased cancer rates... Avoid unnecessary risks to your health by checking the labels and buying only dairy products free from rBGH-treated [recombinant bovine growth hormone] cows."
Experts People with PhDs, MDs, other relevant advanced degrees, and government officials with significant involvement in human or animal health-related issues. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Community Health, Portland State University
Chief Science Advisor, Campaign for Safe Food, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
Physician, Internal Medicine, Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center
Former Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Community Health, Portland State University
Former Senior Scholar, Center for Ethics in Health Care
Board of Directors, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
MD, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 1990