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Join PSR to help President Obama use his last months in office to realize his vision of a world without nuclear weapons.

John Rachow, MD

Oxford, Iowa
PSR Affiliation: Past President (2011); member, National Board
Position: Treasurer; Chair, Development Committee

Why PSR?

Becoming a Grandpa was a personal  milestone that triggered a new understanding of the fate of the earth and the imperative to act collaboratively with an enduring, respected organization like PSR.  

Biographical sketch

PhD (Chemical Engineering), University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1976

MD, University of Nebraska, Omaha, 1976

Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Iowa, Department of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Specializations:  Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, and Geriatrics

PSR Iowa Steering Committee since 2002

PSR board member since 2007 and PSR Board President 2011

PSR interests:  Human existential threat of nuclear war, transgenerational legacy of the nuclear power fuel cycle, global warming, toxics (coal & hydraulic fracturing), and personal gun violence prevention

To request Dr. Rachow as a speaker, please email psrnatl@psr.org or call 202-667-4260.

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A one-day Symposium to examine the catastrophic public health consequences of climate change and the ways that climate change will increase the risk of conflict, including nuclear war. Saturday, October 15 at Tufts School of Medicine in Boston.

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