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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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 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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Dr. Jeffrey Ritterman Speaks at Urban Agriculture Summit June 3rd

July 11, 2011

Dr. Jeffrey Ritterman also spoke at the West County Urban Agriculture Summit on June 3rd in Richmond, attended by more than 100 people. LaDonna Redmond, Senior Program Associate at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, delivered the keynote address, as she did at the Physical Activity and Nutrition Forum the day before. The goal of…

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