About nuclearfamine.org and Steven Starr

Many thanks to David Krieger of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, as well as to Dr. Clarence Lo and the Peace Studies Program at the University of Missouri for their kind support in setting up this website.

The nuclearfamine.org website was created by Steven Starr MPH, MT(ASCP)BB.

Email address: starrst@missouri.edu
Professor Starr directed the Clinical Laboratory Science Program at the University of Missouri in Columbia for 11 years; he retired from that position in 2021. He obtained his degrees at the University of Missouri, Columbia, and he has also worked in Missouri clinical labs for 37 years as a Medical Technologist. Starr is a Board Member of the Los Alamos Study Group, an Associate of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, and has been a Board Member and Senior Scientist with Physicians for Social Responsibility. Starr also teaches a class for the MU Peace Studies Program entitled Nuclear Weapons: Environmental, Health, and Social Effects.

His work has been published by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, the Federation of American Scientists, the International Commission for Nuclear Non-proliferation, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Strategic Arms Reduction website of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology Center for Arms Control, Energy and Environmental Studies, by the Scientists for Global Responsibility, and the International Network of Scientists Against Proliferation. Starr began making presentations at side panels at the United Nations in 2007, sometimes working as an expert witness for Switzerland, New Zealand, and Chile at the UN offices in NYC and Geneva. In 2010, Starr addressed the UN First Committee, discussing the environmental consequences of nuclear war, including nuclear winter and nuclear famine.

Publications of Steven Starr