August 16, 2012

Community Forum: "Fluoride, Plastics and Vaccines: What Parents Should Know" to be Thursday, Aug. 30

All interested community members are invited to a free community forum hosted by Vanderbilt's Center in Molecular Toxicology.

The event will be at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30. There will be brief presentations from three speakers followed by audience Q&A and discussion. Light refreshments will be provided.

This forum aims to provide useful information and answer questions related to three topics that may be of concern to parents/caregivers of young children:

  • BPA and other dangerous plastics commonly found in bottles and food/drink packaging
  • Vaccines/immunizations and concerns linking these to autism and other adverse health effects
  • Fluoride - health issues related to this additive in the water supply and use in dental products

Presenters: Nathalie Maitre, M.D., Ph.D., Elizabeth Williams, M.D., James Pace Jr., DDS

Date: Thursday, Aug. 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks, 719 Thompson Lane.
Parking and building access: Use Entrance A for parking and entrance. See link for map at

For more information call 322-8560.