SF Bay Area PSR Furthers Legislator Education in Sacramento

March 28, 2016

On March 9, Dr. Bob Gould, San Francisco Bay Area PSR’s president, and Catherine Porter, policy consultant, walked the halls of the state Capitol and visited offices to educate legislators and staff on SF PSR’s work in furthering policies that advance human health and the health of the environment. Topics ranged from global warming through gun…

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New Post and Award for Dr. Gould!

August 22, 2012

SF Bay Area President Dr. Robert Gould was appointed as an Adjunct Associate Professor within the department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UCSF. He will be the Director of Health Professional Outreach and Education with UCSF’s Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment. On June 5, Dr. Gould was also given the Santa…

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Dr. Bob Gould’s Response to Op-Ed on Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power

March 19, 2012

On February 15, 2012, Marylia Kelley, Executive Director at Tri-Valley CAREs, a Livermore Lab watchdog organization founded in 1983, published an Op-Ed in the San Francisco Chronicle. Below is Dr. Bob Gould’s comment, published online. Thank you, Marylia, for an excellent and timely article. At a time when we are cutting money for basic needs…

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Dr. Robert Gould’s Oregon Speaking Tour

December 2, 2011

Dr. Robert Gould, SF Bay Area PSR President, gave several talks in Oregon in November, part of a grant-supported effort allowing members of the National PSR board to travel to selected regions around the country to speak on nuclear weapons issues.  In his talks, Dr. Gould covered legacy issues of nuclear weapons dating back to…

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Exciting Developments from the National PSR Board

December 2, 2011

Dr. Robert Gould, SF Bay Area PSR President has also been a member of the national PSR Board since 1993. Upon returning from the most recent Board meeting in Washington, DC, he shared some exciting developments on the national level that impact the local SF Bay Area chapter: “First, Dr. Catherine Thomasson has been appointed…

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50th Anniversary Interview with Dr. Robert Gould!

September 7, 2011

What does the 50th anniversary of PSR signify? The anniversary marks the half-century of work that PSR has done to articulate the primary public health strategy of preventing nuclear war from ever happening. The physicians who founded PSR 50 years ago were part of a larger mass movement within the U.S. and worldwide that had developed…

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Dr. Robert Gould’s Account of National Meeting on Biotechnologies in Tarrytown, NY

August 15, 2011

I attended the second annual “Tarrytown Meeting” outside of New York City in July, hosted by the Center for Genetics and Society and attended by 120 scholars and advocates working to ensure that human biotechnologies and related emerging technologies support rather than undermine social justice, equality, human rights, ecological integrity and the common good. This…

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Unfolding Nuclear Catastrophe

March 17, 2011

Dear PSR family and friends, We at PSR remain extremely concerned about the unfolding “nightmare in slow motion” that we are witnessing in the wake of the devastating Japanese earthquake, tsunami and unfolding nuclear catastrophe. We still don’t have complete information on the rapidly-changing situation regarding the nuclear reactor and spent-fuel pool explosions and fires,…

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