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  • PSR Los Angeles

    PSR-LA is a physician and health advocate membership organization working towards system and policy changes to protect public health from nuclear threats and environmental degradation. Representing over 4,000 physicians, health professionals, and concerned residents in Southern California, we inform the medical community and policymakers about toxic threats, teach them about safer practices, build coalitions with state-wide and national organizations, and strengthen local community organizations to engage in meaningful public health and environmental advocacy.

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Focus Areas

  • Peace and Security

    PSR-LA promotes diplomatic solutions to international conflicts to ensure that policy makers and the public have accurate and timely information about the public health consequences of national security decisions.

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  • Environmental Health

    As a physician-based advocacy organization, PSR-LA is connecting health professionals to environmental, environmental justice and public health organizations to advocate for policy change on a local, regional and state-wide level -- we are creating a movement that will improve public health and prevent future harm to human health and the environment.

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  • Health and Human Rights

    PSR-LA has long promoted socially responsible medicine -- from preventive public health measures to providing healthcare for all. Our work through the decades demonstrates a deep commitment to promoting health and safety as a human right -- We believe that all communities have the right to quality healthcare, a safe environment to grow, learn, work, and play, free of nuclear threats, violence, and torture.

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Latest News & Events

  • PSR-LA's Health Ambassador Program - Decision-Making and Issues Training
    February 28, 2015

    PSR-LA will be holding the first of two training sessions as part of their Health Ambassador Program. Pick an issue area, attend two trainings, and PSR-LA will provide you with a variety of opportunities to engage in direct policy advocacy on your own time.

  • PSR-LA's Health Ambassador Program - Communications Training
    March 28, 2015

    PSR-LA's second training session as part of their Health Ambassador Program. Experts from Allegory, Inc will work with you to develop and sharpen the communications skills needed to influence decision makers, engage the public, and work well with the media.

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Resources

  • Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit

    The Toolkit is a combination of easy-to-use reference guides for health providers and user-friendly health education materials on preventing exposures to toxic chemicals and other substances that affect infant and child health. Read more »

Contact

Martha Arguello
617 South Olive Street, Suite 200
Los Angeles, California 90014-1629
(213) 689-9170