Ira Helfand, MD
Speaker Topic: Climate Change, Nuclear Power, Nuclear Weapons
Medical Specialty: Emergency Medicine
PSR Affiliation: Member, National Board
Position: Chair, Security Committee
Professional Affiliation: Co-President, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
Areas of Expertise:
- Nuclear power nuclear waste, radiation exposure
- Iran nuclear crisis
- Nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament
- Nuclear war, terrorism and preparedness
- Nuclear Famine
Media Experience: Television, Radio, Writing (editorials), Public Speaking
PSR provides a powerful vehicle for doctors and other health professionals to address the gravest threats to human survival. As physicians we have a unique and critically important message about the dangers of nuclear war and climate change. PSR brings that message to the public debate about these issues.
Ira Helfand has worked for many years as an emergency room physician and now practices internal medicine at an urgent care center in Springfield, MA. He is a Past President of Physicians for Social Responsibility and is currently the Co-President of our global federation, the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.
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