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  • April 25, 2014
    4th Annual Soul of Medicine Dinner

    Friday, April 25th. Chicago PSR's annual celebration, this year honoring Dr. David Ansell. Free for medical students.

  • March 31, 2014
    The NPT and the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons

    Speakers to include Dr. Ira Helfand, co-president of IPPNW and others. Co-sponsored by PSR.

  • March 7, 2014
    Webinar: The true costs of BPA and other toxins: dollars and disease

    Dr. Leonardo Trasande will review his research on the connection between toxic chemicals, rising rates of disease and health care costs, Friday, March 7 at Noon EDT.

  • February 12, 2014
    Michigan Speaking Tour with Alfred Meyer

    PSR Board Member Alfred Meyer speaks on "Nuclear Power: What You Need to Know about Price, Pollution and Proliferation," February 12-17.

  • December 3, 2013
    Climate Change: Impacts on Public Health

    Open to the public, this dinner program highlights the relationship between climate change and health, and provides ideas for mitigation. Featuring keynote speakers Dr. George Luber and Meredith Jagger.

  • June 11, 2013
    Clean Air Ambassadors

    Susan Katz, MD of Oregon PSR is a PSR Clean Air Ambassador.

  • May 24, 2013
    Conference: Climate Smart Southwest

    Build new and fortify existing cross-cultural, community, and governmental partnerships to educate and engage community action to address the anticipated public health impacts of climate change in the Southwest, September 20-21.

  • April 28, 2013
    April 28th: 7th Annual Legs Against Arms 5K Run/Walk

    Join PSR/Philadelphia for the 7th Annual 5K Run/Walk strengthening our legs as we oppose illegal arms and seek peace in the Philadelphia area. Proceeds support PSR Philadelphia's youth violence prevention programs.

  • April 10, 2013
    Managing Our Planet Dialog

    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.

  • 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 18, 2013
    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 18-22.

  • 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.

  • March 11, 2013
    Symposium: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of Fukushima

    A unique, two-day symposium at which an international panel of leading medical and biological scientists, nuclear engineers, and policy experts will make presentations on and discuss the bio-medical and ecological consequences of the Fukushima disaster.

  • February 8, 2013
    Chapter Leaders Meeting 2013

    PSR Chapter Leaders, join us in Tampa, Florida in 2013. This meeting provides PSR chapter leaders with an opportunity to share skills, knowledge and strategies with one another, while strengthening personal ties across this nationwide network.

  • December 8, 2012
    Drilling Down: A Conference on Fracking Risks and Action in Maryland

    Chesapeake PSR, national PSR and Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) are hosting a statewide fracking conference on December 8, 2012 at the University of Baltimore.

  • October 23, 2012
    PSR at the APHA Meeting

    Several PSR leaders are speaking at the annual conference in San Francisco October 27-31. Stop by the PSR booth in the exhibition hall.

  • October 12, 2012
    Chicago-area Medical Student Get-together

    On October 19th, meet student PSR members from other schools, learn about Chicago PSR’s programming and enjoy some really good food.

  • October 9, 2012
    Harrisburg PSR Annual Banquet

    Join Harrisburg PSR on October 10 at 6:30 pm for their annual banquet, featuring speaker Dr. Andy Kanter, President of PSR National.

  • August 18, 2012
    The Silent Epidemic: Coal and the Hidden Threat to Health

    In his new book, The Silent Epidemic, PSR Board member Dr. Alan Lockwood describes and documents the impacts of the coal fuel cycle on human health.

  • August 14, 2012
    Physician Tours Country by Bike to Speak Out Against Climate Change

    Dr. Wendy Ring is a 27-year PSR member and is doing a bike tour across the country to raise awareness around the health effects of climate change. PSR is supporting her on her tour and we will update with her progress as the tour continues.