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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

  • A clear and present danger
    August 8, 2015

    An op-ed by PSR Board Member Dr. Robert Dodge on the continuing threat of nuclear weapons.

    Source: The Hill
  • Nuclear Realism
    May 29, 2015

    This Huffington Post piece quotes PSR's Dr. Robert Dodge on nuclear disarmament.

    Source: Huffington Post
  • 'Routine' planning hearing raises questions about L.A.'s oversight on oil drilling
    November 24, 2014

    "The purpose of a city, the primary purpose of a city, is to ensure that its residents are safe," says Angela Johnson Meszaros, a lawyer with Physicians for Social Responsibility, who is working with the drill site's neighborhood groups.

    Source: KPCC


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617 South Olive Street, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California 90014-1629
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