SF Bay PSR Co-Sponsors United Nations Association Human Rights Event

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January 25, 2008

United Nations Association-USAEastBay Annual Meeting Saturday, 26 January 2008 PacificSchool of Religion 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley Human Rights Besieged! Symposium: 60th Anniversary of the UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS PROGRAM 11:00 Registration (with coffee/tea) Annual General Meeting of UNA-USAEastBay (plans and elections for 2008, awards) 12:45 Adjourn for light lunch 1:30 Registration for Symposium, human rights…

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SF Bay PSR Program Associate Lena Brook Publishes Letter In San Francisco Chronicle

January 23, 2008

Our Food Fueled Growth of Super Bacteria January 23, 2008 San Francisco Chronicle Lena Brook, SF Bay PSR program associate and Coordinator of the California Food Work Group, published a letter in today’s Chronicle in response to a January 20th article: “Bacteria Race Ahead of Drugs” about the increased resistance of common pathogenic bacteria to…

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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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Health Network for Clean Air luncheon meeting next week in Sacramento

January 11, 2008

Wednesday, January 16th at the Lung Association headquarters.11:45-1:45. James Goldstene: Executive Director of CARB will make a presentation about California’s challenges in reducing greenhouse gases – and how health/medical organizations and health/medical professionals can help move this issue forward. Nidia Bautista: from Coalition for Clean Air will discuss the on-road truck rule to reduce diesel…

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SF Bay PSR Steering Committee Members To Serve As Faculty For ‘Health And The Environment’ Course At UCSF

January 3, 2008

The course will meet for five 2-hour sessions throughout the winter quarter beginning January 16th. It has been designed to introduce health care students to a range of issues in environmental health, including health effects of air and water pollution, chemical toxicants in consumer products, and ways that health care providers can intervene to prevent…

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SF Bay Area PSR Hires New Full-Time Executive Director

December 29, 2007

The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility is pleased to announce the selection of Evan Krasner, M.D. as our new full-time Executive Director. Dr. Krasner received his MD from the University of Maryland and trained in internal medicine in Chicago and North Carolina. After completing a program at Johns Hopkins in…

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