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Physician Speaker Tour

August 6, 2012 - August 7, 2012
Atlanta and Augusta, Georgia

PSR Board President Elect Dr. Jeff Patterson will be in Georgia August 5 – 8, speaking to audiences about the health risks from the U.S. nuclear power industry and participating in a commemoration event for the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.  Dr. Patterson is a professor emeritus of the University of Wisconsin, a doctor of osteopathy, and a leading spokesman on radiation and health.  He will visit Atlanta and Augusta during his three-day visit presenting at the following public events.

Please Join Us!

Monday August 6
"Nuclear Power and Public Health"

Morehouse School of Medicine Public Health Leadership Seminar
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Room 306
Louis W. Sullivan National Center for Primary Care (map)
720 Westview Dr SW
Atlanta, GA 30310

Monday, August 6
"Hiroshima Day with Jeff Patterson"

7:00 - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta (directions)
1911 Cliff Valley Way NE
Atlanta, GA
Patterson will focus on Atlanta-based energy corporation, Southern Company, and its effort to construct the first new nuclear reactors in the US in thirty years.

Tuesday August 7
"Radiation and Public Health: Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki"

The Odeum, Paine College
7:00 pm
Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel (map)
1235 15th St
Augusta, GA 30901

Resources

  • Video: Nuclear Health Risks

    PSR President Dr. Bob Gould talks about the risks to public health and the global environment posed by nuclear weapons and energy. Read more »

  • Annual Report 2012

    PSR is pleased to present its 2012 Annual Report to our members and other stakeholders. Read more »

  • Fukushima Disaster: Impacts & Continuing Threats

    More than two years since the nuclear disaster began at the Fukushima Daiichi reactors, its impact is massive and widespread. It will be decades before the full scope of the impacts of this ongoing disaster is fully understood but significant health, economic, environmental and social consequences are already evident and quantifiable. Read more »

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