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We shouldn’t be exposed to dangerous chemicals from food containers. Tell the Food and Drug Administration to withdraw its approvals of thirty ortho-phthalates as additives in food contact articles.

Barbara H. Warren, MD, MPH

Tucson, Arizona
Speaker Topic: Clean Air, Climate Change, Coal
Medical Specialty: Preventive Medicine, Public Health, Internal Medicine
PSR Affiliation: Coordinator, Arizona PSR; former member, National Board
School Affiliation: Past: Rush University Medical School, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, University of Colorado College of Medicine

Areas of Expertise:

  • Health Effects of Climate Change
  • Opportunities for Community and Governmental Efforts to Address Climate Change
  • Health Effects of Coal
Media Experience: Television, Radio, Writing (editorials, op-eds, blogging), Public Speaking

Why PSR?

PSR addresses the greatest threats to our safety and peaceful existence on this planet. There are many opportunities to bring the global issues of the nuclear threat and climate change to our communities for local action and positive change to resolve these issues.

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Warren worked as a community health physician and health care administrator for 35 years in Chicago, Tucson and Denver. She was one of the founding members of the Arizona Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Tucson Council for Economic Conversion, and brought many nationally and internationally renowned Peace Leaders to speak in Tucson. She traveled to Finland, Sweden, New Zealand, Latvia and the former Soviet Union to participate in nuclear disarmament advocacy conferences. She participated in protests against nuclear weapons testing at the Nevada Test site and in Semipalatinsk, Kazakstan (Tucson’s sister city). She is retired and spends her time working on personal and political activities to address Global Warming and mitigation of and adaptation to the effects of climate change.

To request Dr. Warren as a speaker, please email psrnatl@psr.org or call 202-667-4260.

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Publications:

Op-eds on the CTBT and New Start Treaty and blog on solar energy imperitive and other environmental concerns