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Come learn about health topics related to natural gas & oil infrastructure, nuclear power, climate change, environmental toxics, and more.
Help build on PSR/NY's success and bring your ideas!
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Location: Albany Medical College, 43 New Scotland Ave, Room ME100, Albany, NY 12208 (map)
Tickets: $10 for healthcare professionals and other community members & Free for students and residents
(*Note: Tickets and registration are required to assist in planning for the event)
11 am - noon: Welcome and Introductions
Noon - 1 pm: Lunch and Expert presentations:
David Carpenter, MD - Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Albany
"Increased Risk of Diabetes Associated with Breathing Contaminated Air"
Alfred Meyer - National Board Member and Co-Chair Radiation and Health Committee, Physicians for Social Responsibility; President, Physicians for Social Responsibility/New York
"Nuclear Weapons & Nuclear Power in New York"
1 - 3 pm: Workshops: Come learn and share your ideas
- Natural Gas & Oil Infrastructure
- Nuclear Issues
3 - 4 pm: How can I take action now?
- Let's recap from the two workshops and identify key next steps for our chapter
- Come prepared to write and/or call our New York elected officials
- Bring your white coat for additional actions.
4 - 5 pm: Social Hour
Questions: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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