Founded in 1965 as a non-profit medical association, the AAEM brings together physicians and scientists interested in the complex relationship between the environment and health. With an elite membership of highly trained physicians and clinicians, the Academy is committed to advancing the field of Environmental Medicine through member development and education, public awareness and research.

Whereas the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) has been instrumental in supporting scientific medical research identifying the inherent health dangers associated with the use of fluoride in public water and food supplies, and;

Whereas, scientific research has clearly identified that fluoride is a known toxic substance that adversely affects human health, and;

Whereas, fluoride is a known neurotoxin and carcinogen even at the levels added to the public water supplies as promoted by the American Dental Association (ADA) and the United States Public Health Service (USPHS), and;

Whereas the American Academy of Environmental Medicine educates physicians and the public about the dangers of and subsequent prevention and treatment of environmental toxicity, and;

Whereas the time is ripe for recognizing like-minded and synergistic participants in the field of environmental medicine, therefore be it resolved


The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM):

1. Supports banning the addition of fluoride or products containing fluoride to public water supplies and to any substances intended for human consumption.

2. Supports the efforts of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) and like-minded organizations in addition to any legislative efforts that effectively reduce the environmental and human exposure to fluoride.

Approved by the Board of Directors of the American Academy of

Environmental Medicine on October 25, 2006

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