[ RadSafe ] More on Poison Dust and Bertell in Orlando

Roger Helbig rhelbig at california.com
Tue Feb 5 04:26:09 CST 2008

>From the Orlando Latin American Film Fest website as a speaker


Dr. Rosalie Bertell
Dr. Rosalie Bertell was born in 1929 and received her doctorate in
Biometrics in 1966 at the Catholic University of America. She has been
working in the field of environmental health since 1970. Bertell has been
involved in the founding of several organisations: the Ministry of Concern
for Public Health in Buffalo, New York, in 1978; the International Institute
of Concern for Public Health (IICPH), in Toronto, Canada, 1984; the
International Commission of Health Professionals, Geneva, 1985; and
International Associates for Community Health in Orkney, Scotland, 1986. She
served as President for the IICPH until retiring in 1996, and she has been a
member of a religious congregation, the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart, since
1958, prior to which she was also for six years a member of a contemplative
Carmelite monastery. Bertell is also editor-in-chief of International
Perspectives in Public Health, and author of No Immediate Danger: Prognosis
for a Radioactive Earth (Women's Press, London, 1985). Dr. Bertell apears in
the film Poison Dust as an expert on the subject of depleted uranium and
also makes an appearance in Miguel Silveira's film Cannikins Wake which is
still in production..

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