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Robert Dodge, MD

Ventura, California
Medical Specialty: Family Medicine
PSR Affiliation: Member, National Board; member, PSR-Los Angeles Board
Position: Co-chair, Security Committee

Areas of Expertise:

  • Nuclear War
  • Nuclear Security
  • Global Sustainability

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Robert Dodge is a family practice physician in Ventura, California. He became active in the peace movement as a college student at the University of Colorado, Boulder in the 1970’s where he majored in molecular, cellular and developmental biology. He went on to receive his M.D. at the University of California at Irvine and completed his residency in Family Medicine at Ventura County Medical Center. Dr. Dodge became active with Beyond War’s Ventura group in the 80's, and currently sits on the board and serves as a voting member of the renewed international Beyond War group. Since 1985, he has been the president of Ventura County Physicians for Social Responsibility and is an active board member of PSR LA. In 2002, following the release of the U.S. Nuclear Posture Review which advocated policies that could ignite a renewed global nuclear arms race, he began Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions as a grassroots coalition. Dr. Dodge currently serves as the group's co-chairman. He frequently speaks and write on issues related to nuclear security and global sustainability and is a firm believer that the individual can make a difference if only they will.

Page Updated May 22, 2017

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