Health Professionals in Action: Dr. Julia Quint

June 18, 2013

Dr. Julia Quint is a public health scientist and toxicologist with an emphasis on occupational health. She is retired from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) where she was Research Scientist and Chief of the Hazard Evaluation System and Information Service (HESIS), an occupational health program. She joined SF Bay Area PSR two years…

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Supermoms Against Superbugs

May 13, 2013

On April 15 and 16, SF Bay Area PSR President Dr. Robert Gould joined more than 50 participants gathered in Washington D.C. for the second annual “Supermoms Against Superbugs Advocacy Day” events sponsored by the Pew Foundation. Conference members that included parents, physicians, chefs, restauranteurs, and ranchers called on President Barack Obama, the FDA and…

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SF Bay Area PSR Supports Six Environmental Health Resolutions Passed by the California Medical Association

November 17, 2011

Following is a summary of a number of the environmental health resolutions passed by CMA at the House of Delegates Meeting October 17, 2011. Click here for the text of the final resolutions, including the preambles (which are not part of the final CMA policy). To view a more comprehensive and historical list of environmental…

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War and Public Health: Centralizing the Issue at APHA

November 17, 2011

PSR continued its strong presence at the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) annual meeting, held October 29-November 2nd in Washington, D.C.  For the last 15 years, Bob Gould, Patrice Sutton and other core members of the APHA Peace Caucus have collaborated with past APHA Presidents Drs. Barry Levy and Victor Sidel in developing well-attended sessions….

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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 Visit to Senator Boxer’s Office on Nuclear Power

July 11, 2011

On June 2, SF Bay Area PSR President Dr. Robert M. Gould visited Sen. Barbara Boxer’s San Francisco Office as part of a contingent urging monitoring and testing of the radioactive plume from Japan’s nuclear reactor in Fukushima. Participants included Kimberly Roberson, Fukushima Fallout Awareness Network, who organized the meeting; Elanor Starmer, Western Regional Director…

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California’s Clean Air Ambassador: Interview with Dr. Harry Wang, President of Sacramento’s PSR Chapter

July 11, 2011

Click here for PSR’s national coverage on Harry’s visit What was the purpose of your visit to Washington, D.C.? This was an unusual coalition that Earthjustice put together because it involved a variety of groups: health professionals, faith community, environmental community and other community leaders. The coalition was co-sponsored by national PSR, the American Nurses…

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Advocacy Training Program for Physicians

April 14, 2010

Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment: Reach the Decision Makers Training Program April 7, 2010 Are you a scientist, community-based leader, public health professional or health care provider with experience in environmental or reproductive health? Join Reach the Decision Makers: Spend twelve months becoming a powerful communicator on environmental and reproductive health science. Learn to…

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