Databases: Scientists' and Organizations' Links to Industry
Return to CSPI U.S.
Non-Profit Organizations Receiving Corporate Funding 
Index of Non-Profit Organizations Receiving Corporate Funding

From 1974 to 1990 the American Health Foundation received over $163,000 in grants from Philip Morris. (Letters from Philip Morris to Dr. Ernst Wynder, president of the American Health Foundation; available at:, Doc ID #s 2015013819, 2015013916, 2021630516, 2021630797, 2021630850, 2021630953; accessed 6/17/03)

Regarding an AHF press kit prepared by the PR firm, Ruder and Finn, William Ruder writes to Philip Morris: “please note that we have handled it so that there is not one single mention of the problem of smoking and health.” (Letter from William Ruder to James C. Bowling, June 19, 1975; available at:, Doc ID # 2015013901; accessed 6/17/03)

AHF’s board of directors has included R.H. Adamson from the National Soft Drink Association and executives of Pepsi-Cola and Procter & Gamble. (AHF stationery, 1999)

[Integrity in Science] [CSPI U.S.] Back to Top