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Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet
by Dr. Alan Lockwood

Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects.

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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
  • 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
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Speaker Topic: Advocacy, 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 San Francisco chapter PSR; Member, National Board; Past President (2014)
  • Raymond F. Graap, MD
    Tucson, Arizona
    Speaker Topic: Nuclear Weapons
    PSR Affiliation: Advisory Board Member, PSR Arizona; Former President, PSR Arizona
  • Ira Helfand, MD
    Leeds, Massachusetts
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change, Nuclear Power, Nuclear Weapons
    PSR Affiliation: Member, National Board
  • Schuyler Hilts, MD
    Tucson, Arizona
    Speaker Topic: Nuclear Weapons
    PSR Affiliation: Advisory Board Member, PSR Arizona
  • Andrew S. Kanter, MD, MPH, FACMI
    Highland Park, Illinois
    Speaker Topic: War & Public Health, Climate Change, Nuclear Power, Nuclear Weapons
    PSR Affiliation: Former member, National Board; Past President (2012)
  • 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
  • Russell Lowes
    Speaker Topic: Clean Air, Nuclear Power, Coal
    PSR Affiliation: Advisory Board Member, PSR Arizona
  • Edward Maibach, MPH, PhD
    Fairfax, Virginia
    PSR Affiliation: Former member, National Board
  • 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: War & Public Health, Climate Change
    PSR Affiliation: Coordinator, Iowa PSR; former member, National Board
  • Thomas B. Newman, MD, MPH
    San Carlos, California
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change, Nuclear Weapons
    PSR Affiliation: Member, San Francisco-Bay Area PSR Steering Committee; former member, National Board
  • Cindy Parker, MD, MPH
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change
    PSR Affiliation: Former 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: President; 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: Past President (2016); Member, National Board; President, PSR Florida
  • Todd Sack, MD, FACP
    Jacksonville, Florida
    PSR Affiliation: Member, National Board; member, Florida PSR Steering Committee
  • Eve Shapiro, MD, MPH
    Tucson, Arizona
    PSR Affiliation: Advisory Board Member, PSR Arizona
  • 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
  • Catherine Thomasson, MD
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change
    PSR Affiliation: Former Executive Director of PSR; Past President of PSR; former member, National Board
  • Maye Thompson, PhD, RN
    Portland, Oregon
    Speaker Topic: Toxics
    PSR Affiliation: Former staff, Oregon PSR
  • Harry Wang, MD
    Sacramento, California
    Speaker Topic: Clean Air, Nuclear Weapons, War & Public Health
    PSR Affiliation: President, PSR Sacramento
  • Valory Wangler, MD
    Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico
    Speaker Topic: Climate Change
    PSR Affiliation: Member, National Board; Member, New Mexico PSR Board
  • Barbara H. Warren, MD, MPH
    Tucson, Arizona
    Speaker Topic: Clean Air, Climate Change, Coal
    PSR Affiliation: Coordinator, Arizona PSR; former member, National Board
  • Yolanda Whyte, MD
    Atlanta, Georgia
    Speaker Topic: Clean Air, Climate Change
    PSR Affiliation: Former board member of PSR-Florida
  • Peter Wilk, MD Peter Wilk, MD
    Portland, Maine
    Speaker Topic: Clean Air, Climate Change, Coal, Nuclear Weapons
    PSR Affiliation: Member, National Board; Past President; 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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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, Sept. 23 in Hadley, MA.

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