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Past Events

  • April 10, 2013

    Washington, District of Columbia

    The Impact of Climate Change and Extreme Weather on Public Health

    PSR Executive Director Catherine Thomasson will speak on the public health impacts of extreme weather caused by climate change at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

  • April 9, 2013

    Sacramento, California

    Peace Begins with a Home: Faith and Human Rights in Israel and Palestine

    Talk by Jeff Halper, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and founder of the Israeli Committee Against Home Demolitions (ICAHD). Co-sponsored by PSR/Sacramento.

  • April 7, 2013

    Madison, Wisconsin

    The Climate Crisis and Human Health: Physicians as Vital Advocates for Prevention

    "The Climate Crisis and Human Health: Physicians as Advocates for Prevention" will be presented by Joel Charles, a Wisconsin medical student who recently completed his Masters of Public Health, focusing on the health impacts of climate change.

  • April 7, 2013

    Tucson, Arizona

    Strategic Planning Workshop

    PSR Arizona's next Board Meeting will be a Strategic Planning Workshop (and brief Board business meeting) to do strategic project and economic planning and evaluation for our chapter's future, led by Jeremy Carter who is an experienced grant writer and business planner for a large national organization.

  • April 5, 2013

    Baltimore, Maryland

    Film Screening: Eight Men Out

    Chesapeake Bay Area PSR co-sponsors this screening as part of the Film & Social Consciousness DVD Series. Discussion to follow.

  • March 29, 2013
    Webinar: Fracking in California

    From PSR-Los Angeles, an overview of oil and gas extraction in California, discuss fracking and its impacts on public health and the environment. March 29 at 12:30 pm PDT.

  • March 27, 2013

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Gun Violence in America: A Public Health and Social Crisis

    PSR Philadelphia, in partnership with Health Care for All Philadelphia, will host a panel and discussion on the issue of gun violence.

  • March 26, 2013

    Wilton, Iowa

    Public Meeting on Proposed Nuclear Power Plant

    Iowa PSR participates in a Wilton, Iowa community meeting on a proposed nuclear power plant.

  • March 24, 2013

    Berkeley, California

    Healthcare Providers as Community Advocates

    Panel discussion on social justice in healthcare, co-sponsored by San Francisco Bay Area PSR.

  • March 24, 2013

    Berkeley, California

    UC Berkeley Panel on Social Justice in Healthcare

    Speakers will address healthcare providers as community advocates and discuss their social justice work in the context of healthcare. Panelists include Drs. Robert Gould and Jeffrey Ritterman of SF Bay Area PSR.

  • March 22, 2013 - March 23, 2013

    Seattle, Washington

    "Fukushima Not in the Northwest!" Forum

    A two-day forum sponsored by Washington PSR on the dangers of nuclear power and preventing a Fukushima-like disaster in the Northwest.

  • March 21, 2013

    Missoula, Montana

    Health Impacts of Coal

    Alan H. Lockwood, MD, will discuss coal pollution effects on the respiratory, cardiovascular and nervous systems at a free presentation.

  • March 20, 2013

    Austin, Texas

    Lobby Day Two-for-One

    Please joins us for a day of advocacy at the Texas state Capitol. You can add your voice to raise awareness on environmental issues, and on increasing healthcare access for all Texans!

  • March 18, 2013 - March 22, 2013

    Billings, Bozeman, Helena, and Missoula, Montana

    The Silent Epidemic: Coal and the Hidden Threat to Health

    PSR's Dr. Alan Lockwood tours Montana speaking out about the health effects of coal.

  • March 16, 2013

    Chicago, Illinois

    War & Peace: A Public Health Perspective

    A forum to explore the health consequences of war, with keynote speaker Martin Donohoe, MD, FACP of PSR.

  • March 15, 2013

    Asheville, North Carolina

    WNCPSR March 2013 Meeting

    Physicians, health personnel and, yes, everyone; all are welcomed at our monthly meetings. Bring a brown bag lunch around noon. The meeting will officially start at 12:30 and end about 2:00.

  • March 14, 2013 - March 17, 2013

    Washington, District of Columbia

    PSR at the AMSA Meeting

    The American Medical Students Association holds its annual conference in DC March 14-17. Stop by the PSR booth in the exhibit hall.

  • March 13, 2013
    25 Year Member Club Call

    Members of the PSR 25 Year Member Association are invited to participate in this conference call with PSR's Executive Director, Dr. Catherine Thomasson. For more information, contact mkerwin@psr.org.

  • March 13, 2013

    New York City, New York

    The Sad Status of Women's Health and Human Rights Two Years After the Fukushima Disaster

    Dr. Maureen McCue speaks at the UN meeting on women's health and rights.

  • March 12, 2013

    Chicago, Illinois

    Killer Kilowatts: How Our Energy Policy Is Making Us Sick

    Attorney Ann Alexander of NRDC will explain the impact that our current energy policy has on human health, with an emphasis on fracking.

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