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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.
Video: Faces of Climate Change: Dr. Catherine Thomasson
The Clean Power Plan is a health imperative--cutting carbon emissions from power plants and replacing with renewable energy will clear our skies as well. Read more »
PSR-WI Reproductive Environmental Screening Tool
Before during and after pregnancy, women are exposed to many chemicals that may harm them and the growing fetus. Health practitioners use this tool to evaluate their patient’s risk and women and parents can use this tool to learn about these toxic chemicals and become a resource for your community. Read more »
Webinar: The Fight for Solar
Solar energy is one of our best hopes for a clean energy future – yet some utility companies are trying to stifle the spread of rooftop solar. Learn more about the fight for rooftop ("distributed") solar. Read more »
In the Spotlight
October 15, 2016
A one-day Symposium to examine the catastrophic public health consequences of climate change and the ways that climate change will increase the risk of conflict, including nuclear war.