Dr. Paul Connett is a graduate of Cambridge University and holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from Dartmouth College. From 1983 -2006 Paul taught chemistry at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY where he specialized in Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology. In 1996, Paul was persuaded by his wife to investigate the controversial practice of water fluoridation. For 24 years Paul has investigated the toxicity of fluoride and weaknesses and dangers of this practice. In 2000, he was one of the founders of the Fluoride Action Network (FAN, see www.FluorideACTION.net ) which he directed for 15 years (2000 -2015) and again from 2018 to the present). He co-authored the book, "The Case Against Fluoride..."(Chelsea Green, 2010). He has given invited presentations on the dangers of fluoridation in Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, New Zealand, the UK and the US. In 2003, he gave an invited presentation to a panel appointed by the US National Research Council, which published a landmark review of fluoride's toxicity in 2006.