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Dr. Joel Moskowitz

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Dr. Joel Moskowitz, born on December 9, 1952, is a prominent scientist and public health advocate known for his research and advocacy in the field of electromagnetic fields (EMF) and wireless radiation. Throughout his career, Dr. Moskowitz has played a pivotal role in raising awareness about the potential health risks associated with EMF exposure, particularly from wireless technologies. His work has contributed to the growing body of knowledge in this field and has influenced public policy and awareness regarding EMF safety.

Early Life and Education:
Dr. Joel Moskowitz obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1976. He continued his education at the University of California, Berkeley, earning a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology in 1981. He completed his Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) in Epidemiology in 1984.

Academic Career:
Dr. Moskowitz has had a distinguished academic career. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, where he has taught courses on public health and social and behavioral sciences. He has also served as the Director of the Center for Family and Community Health at the University of California, Berkeley.

Research on EMF and Wireless Radiation:
Dr. Moskowitz’s research has primarily focused on the health effects of EMF and wireless radiation, particularly from mobile phones and wireless communication devices. His studies have explored the potential links between EMF exposure and adverse health outcomes, including concerns related to cancer, reproductive health, and neurological effects.

One of Dr. Moskowitz’s notable contributions is his work on cell phone radiation and its impact on public health. He has published research papers and reports that have raised important questions about the safety of prolonged mobile phone use and the need for precautionary measures.

Advocacy and Public Awareness:
In addition to his research, Dr. Moskowitz is a dedicated advocate for EMF safety and awareness. He has been a vocal proponent of informing the public about potential risks associated with wireless technologies and advocating for policies that prioritize safety.

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Dr. Moskowitz maintains the “Electromagnetic Radiation Safety” website (, where he provides a wealth of information on EMF-related research, news, and safety guidelines. He uses his platform to share the latest scientific findings and developments in the field of EMF, helping individuals make informed choices regarding EMF exposure.

For more detailed information about Dr. Joel Moskowitz’s work and contributions, you can visit his Electromagnetic Radiation Safety website.

Legacy and Impact:
Dr. Joel Moskowitz’s dedication to researching and advocating for EMF safety has had a significant impact on public awareness and policy discussions surrounding the potential health risks of wireless technologies. His work has prompted discussions among policymakers, health professionals, and the general public about the need for responsible and safe use of EMF-emitting devices.

As wireless technologies continue to advance and become increasingly integrated into daily life, Dr. Moskowitz’s advocacy remains crucial in ensuring that the potential risks associated with EMF exposure are thoroughly examined and that individuals are empowered to make informed decisions about their EMF-related choices. His commitment to public health and safety in the realm of EMF serves as an enduring legacy in the field.

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About the Author

R Blank is the CEO of Shield Your Body, which he founded in 2012. With hundreds of thousands of customers in over 30 countries, and having been interviewed on platforms including Dr. Phil, ABC news television and ElectricSense, R is an internationally followed expert on issues of EMF, health and safety. He also hosts “The Healthier Tech Podcast”, available Apple, Spotify and all major podcasting platforms. In the past, he served on the faculty at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering as well as the University of California, Santa Cruz. Previously, R ran a software engineering firm in Los Angeles, producing enterprise-level solutions for blue chip clients including Medtronic, Apple, NBC, Toyota, Disney, Microsoft, the NFL, Ford, IKEA and Mattel. He has spoken at conferences around the world, including in the US, Canada, New Zealand and the Netherlands, and he is the co-author, along with his father Dr. Martin Blank, of ‘Overpowered‘ from Seven Stories Press about the science of health effects of EMF radiation. He has an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and received his bachelor’s degree, with honors, from Columbia University. He has also studied at Cambridge University in the UK; the University of Salamanca in Spain; and the Institute of Foreign Languages in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. Read more about R and SYB or connect with R on LinkedIn.

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