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31. Climate Change is a Threat to Health: Food and Hunger

(Web Page; Wed May 14 11:03:00 CDT 2014)

Climate is already disrupting food production, and this frightening trend is expected to increase. Climate change impacts are anticipated to affect production of the food, feed, fiber, and fuel we use on a daily basis. In addition, hi...

32. POSTPONED: Webinar: Eating for Climate and Health

(Web Page; Wed Dec 14 13:55:00 CST 2016)

NOTE: Due to the last-minute unavailability of our speaker, our webinar on “Eating for Climate and Health” will be postponed. Watch for an announcement in 2017 for the new, rescheduled date. PSR's latest webinar discusses ho...

Description: This webinar will be rescheduled.

33. Climate and Health

(Web Page; Fri Aug 12 09:41:00 CDT 2016)

The health effects of climate change are serious and widespread. Disease, injury and death can result from climate-induced weather, heat-related illness, pest- and waterborne diseases. Children, the poor, the elderly, and those with a...

34. Nuclear Power One Year after Fukushima

(Web Page; Fri Mar 02 13:48:00 CST 2012)

Time: Noon. Location: Ronald Reagan room (G19), Iowa State CapitolAn informational presentation featuring PSR Board member Dr. John Rachow on evacuation in the aftermath of nuclear power accidents.Speakers:Senator Rob Hogg (D-19)Dr. John...

Description: An informational presentation featuring PSR Board member Dr. John Rachow on evacuation in the aftermath of nuclear power accidents.

35. Bilingual Pesticide Labels: Farmworkers Deserve No Less

(Web Page; Wed Aug 24 14:58:00 CDT 2011)

By Jeannie Economos This essay is in response to: How does our nation's reliance on pesticides affect the health of those who plant and harvest our food? Farmworkers feed the world. Anyone who eats and who purchases food at a grocery...

Description: Farmworkers feed the world. Anyone who eats and who purchases food at a grocery store in the US has an intimate connection to farmworkers, whether they are aware of it or not.

36. Ted Schettler, MD MPH

(Web Page; Thu May 17 13:18:00 CDT 2012)

Ted Schettler, MD MPH Ted Schettler MD MPH is Science Director of the Science and Environmental Health Network. He also serves as science director of the Collaborative on Health and Environment and science advisor to the Health Care Wit...

Description: Ted Schettler MD MPH is Science Director of the Science and Environmental Health Network (www.sehn.org). He also serves as science director of the Collaborative on Health and Environment (www.healthandenvironment.org) and science advisor to the Health Care Without Harm campaign (www.noharm.org).

37. Michele Boyd

(Web Page; Fri Dec 28 12:33:00 CST 2012)

Michele Boyd Michele Boyd is currently the Government Relations Manager at Abengoa Solar. Previously, she was director of the Safe Energy Program at Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), where she educated Congress, the media, an...

Description: Michele Boyd is currently the Government Relations Manager at Abengoa Solar.

38. Lisa Conley, JD, MPH

(Web Page; Tue Jun 04 09:45:00 CDT 2013)

Lisa Conley, JD, MPH Lisa Conley has been the director of intergovernmental relations and public health advocacy for the Boston Public Health Commission for three and a half years. In this role, she manages the Commission’s state ...

Description: Lisa Conley has been the director of intergovernmental relations and public health advocacy for the Boston Public Health Commission for three and a half years.

39. Advocating for Policy Change to Require Clinical Diagnostic Tools and Biomonitoring of Exposures to Pesticides

(Web Page; Wed Aug 24 14:59:00 CDT 2011)

By Amy K. Liebman, MPA and Matthew C. Keifer, MD MPH This essay is in response to: How does our nation's reliance on pesticides affect the health of those who plant and harvest our food? In 2010, the American Public Health Association...

Description: In 2010, the American Public Health Association (APHA) passed a policy resolution urging the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require pesticide manufacturers to develop methods for detecting human exposure to their chemicals.

40. Matthew C. Keifer, MD MPH

(Web Page; Wed Aug 24 11:19:00 CDT 2011)

Matthew C. Keifer, MD MPH Dr. Keifer is the Dean Emanuel Endowed Chair and Senior Research Scientist at the National Farm Medicine Center/Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, in Marshfield, Wisconsin. He leads Farm Center involvem...

Description: Dr. Keifer is the Dean Emanuel Endowed Chair and Senior Research Scientist at the National Farm Medicine Center/Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, in Marshfield, Wisconsin.