Jonathan Samet

USC Institute for Global Health

Guest

Director of the USC Institute for Global Health and a member of the Board of Councilors at the Radiation Effects Research Foundation; former chair of the International Agency for Research on Cancer, a World Health Organization committee that looked at the health effects of cellphone use

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