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Tell your senators to oppose unprecedented legislation that could lead to new U.S. nuclear weapons tests.

John Rachow, MD

Oxford, Iowa
PSR Affiliation: President; member, National Board
Position: President

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.

Page Updated May 22, 2017

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