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Steve Starr, MPH, MT(ASCP)BB

Steve Starr

Clinical Laboratory Science

Program Director

Phone: 573-884-1847
Fax: 573-882-8107

2W-28, One Hospital Drive
University of Missouri Health Care
Columbia, MO 65212

Job Description

Coordinate the training of CLS students during their clinical year, identify and train clinical instructors for CLS program, participate in student test reviews and grading of student written assignments for writing intensive courses,  and teach CLS 1000 introductory class.

Educational Background

  • Master of Public Health, University of Missouri
  • Bachelor of Health Science, University of Missouri
  • Bachelor of General Studies, University of Missouri

Classes Taught

  • CL_L_S 1000 Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science

Bibliography of published works:

Let's Go No-LOW, Phillips A, Starr S, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Volume 60, No. 3, May/June, 2004, retrieved from

The Effects of a 300 kiloton Nuclear Warhead Detonated Above Washington, D.C., Nuclear Age  Peace Foundation, November, 2005
Change Launch on Warning Policy, Phillips A, Starr S, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology Center for Arms Control Strategic Arms Reductions (STAR), April, 2006
An Explanation of Nuclear Weapons Terminology, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, December, 2007
Catastrophic Climatic Consequences of Nuclear Conflict, Bulletin of the International Engineers and Scientists Against Nuclear Proliferation, Volume 28, April, 2008; updated version published by the International Commission on  Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, December, 2009, retrieved from
Cold War has Thawed Only Slightly, Columbia Daily Tribune, June 22, 2008
High-Alert Nuclear Weapons: the Forgotten Danger, Scientists for Global Responsibility Newsletter, No. 36, Autumn 2008
Nuclear Suicide, Australia Broadcasting Company (ABC) Unleashed website, July 31, 2009, and also
Deadly Climate Change from Nuclear War: A Threat to Human Existence, Strategic Arms Reduction website of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, December 27, 2009. Retrived from Russian text
The Climatic Consequences of Nuclear War, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March 12, 2010.
New Terms for a Common Understanding of De-Alerting, Steven Starr, Commander (ret.) Robert Green, Ernie Regehr, Colonel (ret.) Valery Yarynich, and Robin Collins, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, August 8,2010, Retrieved from
The Lessons of Fukushima and Chernobyl Briefing Book, Starr S, Patterson J, Helfand I, Kanter A, Rachow J, Physicians for Social Responsibility, April 17, 2011. Retrieved from
U.S. and Russian Launch-Ready Nuclear Weapons: A Threat to All Nations and Peoples, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, June 24, 2011. Retrieved from
Will US Lack of Imagination Lead to Nuclear Nightmare? Truthout, January 17, 2012. Retrieved from
NATO and U.S. Missile Defense in Europe are a Serious Political Concern, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, July 20, 2012. Retrieved from
Pathways, Impacts, and Policies on Severe Aerosol Injections into the Atmosphere: 2011 Severe Atmospheric Aerosols Events Conference, Martin Weil, Hartmut Grassl, Gholamali Hoshyaripour, Silvia Kloster, Jasmin Kominek, Stergios Misios, Juergen Scheffran, Steven Starr, Georgiy Stenchikov, Natalia Sudarchikova, Claudia Timmreck, Dan Zhang, Martin Kalinowski, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Volume 93, Issue 9 (September 2012), Retrieved from
The Missile Crisis That Never Went Away, Starr S, Krieger D, Ellsberg D, Truthdig, October 16, 2012. Retrieved from Republished by the Columbia Missourian, October 25, 2012. Retrieved from Costs and Consequences of the Fukushima Daiichi Disaster (Nov 2012), Physicians for Social Responsibility, November 1, 2012. In press.

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