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Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.
Lynn Ringenberg, MD, FAAP
Speaker Topic: Clean Air, Climate Change, Coal
Medical Specialty: Pediatrics
PSR Affiliation: President of National PSR; President, PSR Florida
School Affiliation: Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics, University of South Florida (USF)
Areas of Expertise:
Children’s health, primarily underserved
Media Experience: Radio Writing (editorials, op-eds) Public Speaking
PSR is the only organization of professionals that puts peoples health as a priority along with that of the planet.
Ringenberg is an Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics at the University of South
Florida in Tampa. Her academic career spanned 20 years at USF with 13 years in
private practice. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of
Nebraska, Graduate studies in Biochemistry at the University of Maryland,
Medical School at the University of Nebraska and residency training in
pediatrics at the University of Florida, Gainesville and Bowman Gray in
Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She received a Master’s Degree in Strategic
Studies from the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 2001 and retired
from the Army in 2003 in the rank of colonel. Dr. Ringenberg’s interests and
passions lie in medical education and underserved healthcare. She co-founded
Physician’s for Social Responsibility (PSR) Tampa Bay with Dr. Don Mellman in
To request Dr. Ringenberg as a speaker, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-667-4260.
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Dr. Lynn Ringenberg, Pull plug on Crystal River plant, St. Petersburg Times. July 25, 2011.
Drs. Ira Helfand, Lynn Ringenberg, and Donald Mellman, A new START for the world, Tampa Tribune. April 8, 2010.