Executive Director Evan Krasner Meets with District Director for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

March 26, 2008

Along with representatives of the American Friends Service Committee and Peace Action West, Dr. Krasner met yesterday with House Speaker Pelosi’s District Director, Dan Bernal, to provide a public health perspective in advocating for a quick end to the war in Iraq and a halt to the wasteful and dangerous plans to reinvigorate the U.S….

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SF Bay Area PSR President Robert Gould Testifies At Tracy Hearings For Nuclear “Complex Transformation”

March 20, 2008

The Department of Energy is holding hearings on its so-called “Complex transformation,” a plan to revitalize the nuclear weapons complex at 8 sites across the country, including at Tracy and Livermore. Dr. Robert Gould, SF Bay Area PSR President and expert on public health and security issues surrounding nuclear weapons and energy, gave testimony yesterday,…

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SF PSR Steering Committee Member Tom Newman Spearheads Passage of Nuclear Non-proliferation Resolution

March 17, 2008

On March 15, 2008 Dr. Tom Newman successfully advocated passage of resolution 15-SA–Opposing New Nuclear Weapons and Saving the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty–at the American Association of Pediatrics Annual Leadership Forum. Resolved, that the Academy call on the United States and other governments to abandon plans to develop and deploy new nuclear weapons because of the…

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A Look Back At 2007: Policy Work With The California Medical Association

January 14, 2008

A quick look back to 2007 reveals significant success by our chapter in getting two important resolutions through the California Medical Association (CMA). Along with Lucy Crain, MD, Chapter President Robert Gould, MD authored “Modern Chemicals Policy,” a resolution which addresses the burgeoning scientific literature on the effects of industrial chemicals on public health.The resolution…

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