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American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

October 27, 2012 - October 31, 2012
San Francisco, California

PSR will be participating in the annual APHA meeting in San Francisco, including several presentations by PSR board members.

PSR BOOTH

PSR will have a booth in the exhibit hall, with information from National PSR and the SF Bay Area PSR chapter, as well as information on APHA’s Peace Caucus. Booth #1720.

PRESENTATIONS

  • “What’s in Our Food and Our Bodies: Using New Technologies to Test for Known and Unknown Chemicals” with Dr. Sarah Janssen, SF Bay Area PSR Steering Committee Member
  • “Protecting Reproductive Health Through Policy Advocacy Training” with Dr. Marj Plumb, SF Bay Area PSR Consulting Director and Ms. Patrice Sutton, SF Bay Area PSR Chapter Member
  • “Impact of War on Women’s Health” with Ms. Patrice Sutton
  • “Nuclear Famine: A Billion People at Risk” with Dr. Ira Helfand, Board of Directors, National PSR
  • “Organizing Health Workers for Peace and Justice Within and Beyond APHA” with Dr. Robert Gould, SF Bay Area PSR President
  • “Advancing APHA’s Policy “The Role of Public Health Practitioners, Academics, and Advocates in Relation to Armed Conflict and War” with Ms. Patrice Sutton and Dr. Robert Gould

Members of SF Bay Area PSR and national PSR have been integral leaders within APHA’s Peace Caucus for over a quarter-century. This year, the Peace Caucus is organizing five exciting sessions featuring PSR leaders (see in schedule below)

Below is a schedule of all PSR-related activities:

MONDAY OCTOBER 29

8:30-10:00am

Rape in War: History, Consequences, and Human Rights Issues (Session #3072.0)

Dr. Martin Donohoe, presenter

12:30-2:00pm

War, Terrorism and Public Health (Session #3257, Peace Caucus Session)

Dr. Vic Sidel and Dr. Barry Levy, moderators; Dr. Sidel and Dr. Ira Helfand, presenters

4:30-6:00pm

War and Public Health: A Lifecourse Perspective (Sesssion #3441, Peace Caucus Session)

Dr. Vic Sidel and Dr. Barry Levy, moderators; Dr. Levy and Ms. Patrice Sutton, presenters

4:30-6:00pm

From colonial exploitation, racism, and apartheid to  contemporary economic, health, and human rights disparities among racial and ethnic minorities (Session #3447.0)

With Dr. Martin Donohoe, presenter

TUESDAY OCTOBER 30

12:30-2:00pm

Caring for civilian populations in situations of conflict (Session #4238; Peace Caucus Session)

2:30-4:00pm

What’s in our food and our bodies: Using new technologies to test for known and unknown chemicals (Session #4297.0)

Dr. Sarah Janssen, organizer, moderator and presenter

3:10-3:30pm

Protecting Reproductive Health through Policy Advocacy Training (Session #267005)

Dr. Marj Plumb and Ms. Patrice Sutton, presenters

6-7pm

Peace Caucus Business Meeting

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 31

4:30-6:00pm

Advancing APHA’s Policy “The Role of Public Health Practitioners, Academics, and Advocates in Relation to Armed Conflict and War” (Session #4415, Peace Caucus Session)

Ms. Patrice Sutton, moderator; Ms. Sutton and Dr. Robert Gould, table facilitators

12:30-2pm

Organizing Health Workers for Peace and Justice Within and Beyond APHA (Session #5203, Peace Caucus Session)

Dr. Robert Gould, presenter

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