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Experts & Speakers

PSR relies on the expertise of medical and public health experts to make policy decisions and recommendations.   Whether serving on the PSR board, acting as senior scientists or leading local chapters, many of these physicians are available for speaking engagements, media interviews or expert testimony.  Please email psrnatl@psr.org or call 202-667-4260 if you wish to contact any of PSR’s highlighted experts or others who can provide their insights on environment or security issues critical to protecting public health.

  • Martha Dina Arguello
    Los Angeles, California
    Speaker Topic: Toxics
    PSR Affiliation: Executive Director, PSR Los Angeles
  • Robert Bernstein, MD, FACE
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change
    PSR Affiliation: President of New Mexico PSR; former member, National Board
  • Lisa Doggett, MD, MPH
    Austin, Texas
    Speaker Topic: Toxics
    PSR Affiliation: President of Austin PSR, Former PSR Board member
  • Martin Donohoe, MD, FACP
    Portland, Oregon
    Speaker Topic: Clean Air, Climate Change, War & Public Health
    PSR Affiliation: Oregon PSR Board of Advisors member (and former Oregon PSR Board of Directors member), former Science Advisor to Oregon PSR's Campaign for Safe Food
  • Daniel Fine, MD
    New Kensington, Pennsylvania
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change
    PSR Affiliation: Former member, National Board
  • Erica Frank, MD, MPH
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change
    PSR Affiliation: Past President of PSR; Former member
  • Tova Fuller, PhD
    Los Angeles, California
    Speaker Topic: Nuclear Weapons, War & Public Health
    PSR Affiliation: Former National Board Student Representative
  • Shannon Gearhart, MD, MPH
    New York City, New York
    Speaker Topic: Nuclear Weapons
    PSR Affiliation: Former member, National Board
  • Steven G. Gilbert, PhD, DABT
    Seattle, Washington
    Speaker Topic: Toxics
    PSR Affiliation: Member, National Board
  • Michelle Gin, MPH '15
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Speaker Topic: Nuclear Weapons
    PSR Affiliation: Student PSR Coordinator
  • Barbara Gottlieb
    Washington, District of Columbia
    Speaker Topic: Clean Air, Climate Change, Coal
    PSR Affiliation: Director, Environment & Health
  • Robert Gould, MD
    California
    Speaker Topic: War & Public Health, Clean Air, Climate Change, Nuclear Power, Toxics, Nuclear Weapons
    PSR Affiliation: President National PSR, President San Francisco chapter PSR, and co-Chair of Social Justice Committee
  • Richard Grady, MD
    Seattle, Washington
    Speaker Topic: Toxics
    PSR Affiliation: Vice-president, Washington PSR; member, National Board
  • Ira Helfand, MD
    Leeds, Massachusetts
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change, Nuclear Power, Nuclear Weapons
    PSR Affiliation: Member, National Board
  • Andrew S. Kanter, MD, MPH, FACMI
    New York, New York
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change, Nuclear Power, Nuclear Weapons, War & Public Health
    PSR Affiliation: President, New York City Chapter; Member, National Board; Immediate Past President of PSR
  • Alan H. Lockwood, M.D., F.A.A.N
    Buffalo, New York
    Speaker Topic: Clean Air, Coal, Toxics
    PSR Affiliation: Member, National Board; member, Board of Sponsors; Past President of PSR
  • Edward Maibach, MPH, PhD
    Fairfax, Virginia
    PSR Affiliation: Former Member, National PSR Board of Directors
  • Michael McCally, MD, PhD
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change, Nuclear Power
    PSR Affiliation: Senior Scientist; Former Executive Director; Past President of PSR
  • Maureen McCue, MD, PhD
    Oxford, Iowa
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change, War & Public Health
    PSR Affiliation: Coordinator, Iowa PSR; member, National Board
  • Thomas B. Newman, MD, MPH
    San Carlos, California
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change, Nuclear Weapons
    PSR Affiliation: Member, National Board; member, San Francisco-Bay Area PSR Steering Committee
  • Cindy Parker, MD, MPH
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change
    PSR Affiliation: Member, National Board
  • Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH
    Madison, Wisconsin
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change
    PSR Affiliation: Former Member, National Board
  • James Plumb, MD, MPH
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change
    PSR Affiliation: Former member, National Board
  • John Rachow, MD
    Oxford, Iowa
    PSR Affiliation: Past President (2011); member, National Board
  • David B. Richardson, PhD, MSPH
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Speaker Topic: Nuclear Power
  • Lynn Ringenberg, MD, FAAP
    Tampa, Florida
    Speaker Topic: Clean Air, Climate Change, Coal
    PSR Affiliation: President, PSR Tampa Bay; member, National Board
  • Victor W. Sidel, MD
    Bronx, New York
    Speaker Topic: Nuclear Power, Nuclear Weapons, War & Public Health
    PSR Affiliation: National Board Member Emeritus; Past President of PSR; Past Co-President, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)
  • Steven Starr, MT (ASCP)
    Columbia, Missouri
    Speaker Topic: Nuclear Weapons
    PSR Affiliation: Former Member, National Board
  • Jill Stein, MD
    Massachusetts
    Speaker Topic: Toxics
    PSR Affiliation: Member, Greater Boston PSR Steering Committee
  • Catherine Thomasson, MD
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change
    PSR Affiliation: Executive Director of PSR; Past President of PSR; former member, National Board
  • Maye Thompson, PhD, RN
    Portland, Oregon
    Speaker Topic: Toxics
    PSR Affiliation: Environmental Health Program Director, Oregon PSR
  • Harry Wang, MD
    Sacramento, California
    Speaker Topic: Clean Air, Nuclear Weapons, War & Public Health
    PSR Affiliation: President, PSR Sacramento
  • Barbara H. Warren, MD, MPH
    Tucson, Arizona
    Speaker Topic: Clean Air, Climate Change, Coal
    PSR Affiliation: Coordinator, Arizona PSR; former member, National Board
  • Peter Wilk, MD Peter Wilk, MD
    Portland, Maine
    Speaker Topic: Clean Air, Climate Change, Coal, Nuclear Weapons
    PSR Affiliation: Member, National Board; Past President of PSR; former Executive Director
  • Lauren Zajac, MD, MPH
    New York, New York
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change, Toxics
    PSR Affiliation: Member, National Board; Member, PSR-NY

 

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