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Webinar: Health and Hydraulic Fracturing
June 19, 2014
Physicians for Social Responsibility is pleased to invite you to our three-part webinar series on Health and Hydraulic Fracturing. The webinars, each featuring an outstanding expert in the field, will provide sound scientific knowledge for health professionals and others concerned about the potential harms to health and the environment from unconventional gas and oil extraction.
NEW DATE: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 8:00 pm:
"Health Impacts Reported by Families Residing near Hydro Fracking Operations," with Poune Saberi, MD, MPH.
Poune Saberi, MD, MPH, is an Occupational and Environmental Medicine physician and has more than ten years of clinical experience as a primary care doctor and public health specialist. She serves on the board of directors of Physicians for Social Responsibility Philadelphia and on the National board of Physicians for Social Responsibility. Dr. Saberi is a member of Climate 911, and volunteers as a content advisor for the organization, Protecting Our Waters.
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She is currently working on several projects related to health and hydro fracturing operations in the Marcellus Shale funded by Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Saberi graduated with her medical degree and Masters of Public Health from Tufts University.
In the Spotlight
March 25, 2016
What now, after the Supreme Court stay?
The Supreme Court in February 2016 issued a "stay," or a temporary suspension, of the Clean Power Plan while a lower court reviews this legal challenge. This situation raises many questions.