Devra Lee Davis is an award-winning scientist and the Director of the world’s first Center on Environmental Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. This multidisciplinary center includes experts in medicine, basic research, engineering and public policy, who will develop cutting-edge studies to identify the causes of cancer and propose policies to reduce cancer risks. Devra is also founding director of the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology of the National Academy of Sciences. She was a contributor to the Nobel Peace Prize 2007, for work with the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and has received the American Express Open Award for Women’s Leadership. The author of two books and over 190 publications, Dr. Davis has received critical acclaim from major international news media. Her recently published book, The Secret History of the War on Cancer (2007) is a well-researched and provocative sequel to When Smoke Ran Like Water (2002), and reveals the careless and callous behavior of manufacturers and regulators alike over the last century. See www.devradavis.com and/or www.preventingcancernow.org.