Alvan R. Feinstein
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Alvan R. Feinstein (Professor of Epidemiology, Yale University, USA): Tobacco industry consultant. Passed away 28 October 2001. He made "less-than-sterling pronouncements on behalf of the industry with respect to the health effects of smoking". Source: Bert Hirschhorn Alvan Feinstein was a epidemiologist at Yale University in 1994 (LAT 7/8/94). Jacob Sullim's article criticizing the EPA's report on second-hand smoke relied heavily on researchers who have received significant tobacco industry funds, such as Alvan Feinstein (LAT 7/18/94). See Jacob Sullum, TTLA Almanac - Names.
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