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Sep
4
Tue
The Insanity of Violence by Gordon D. Chase @ Weston, MA - Regis Fine Arts Center
Sep 4 – Oct 12 all-day

Art show featuring the large charcoal drawings and free-standing cutout sculptures of New England artist Gordon D. Chase. The exhibit explores the psychology of violence and focuses on the threat of nuclear war. It asks the viewer to question the choices and consequences of using the destructive weapons with which we live everyday.

Opening Reception September 20 at 6:30 – 8:30 pm, featuring a presentation by Dr. Ira Helfand.

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Sep
21
Fri
The Quest for Nuclear Disarmament and the Growing Dangers of Wars Among Nuclear-Armed States @ Pittsburgh - Duquesne University, College Hall 207
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm

Lecture by featured speakers: Jackie Cabasso, Klaudia Dietewich, and Raimund Menges. Sponsored by Remembering Hiroshima, Imagining Peace.

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WNCPSR Monthly Meeting September 2018 @ Asheville, NC - First Congregational United Church of Christ
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Western North Carolina Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility meets on the third Friday of each month at:

The First Congregational United Church of Christ,
Room E205
20 Oak Street (just off College St. in downtown Asheville)
12:00 noon til 2:00 PM
Bag lunch and social 12:00 til 12:30
Chapter business: 12:30 til 2:00 PM

Parking is available behind the church
Enter the church or ring doorbell at the glass doors on Oak Street.

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Sep
24
Mon
Generations at Risk: Introduction to Environmental Health and Health Professional Activism @ Palo Alto, CA - Stanford University School of Medicine
Sep 24 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm

Opening session of Stanford Medical School Elective “MED228: Physicians and Social Responsibility.” SF Bay Area PSR President Dr. Bob Gould will cover PSR’s historic and current work on nuclear weapons, global warming and toxics, including various opportunities for engaging health professionals.

Oct
1
Mon
International Nuclear Abolition Day Lecture at Medical College of Wisconsin @ Milwaukee - Discovery Classroom (Room M37250), Medical Education Building, Medical College of Wisconsin
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm

In honor of International Nuclear Abolition Day (September 26), Dr. Monica Vohmann will share information about the medical effects of nuclear radiation, using examples from Caren Stelson’s book, Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story.

The event is sponsored by PSR Chapter at the Medical College of Wisconsin and PSR Wisconsin. For more information contact  Sumaiya Salman, co-president of MCW Student PSR, or the PSR Wisconsin Office at info@psrwisconsin.org.

Oct
8
Mon
Nuclear Weapons: Can We Get Rid of Them Before They Get Rid of Us? @ Boston, MA - Community Church of Boston
Oct 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Presentation by GBPSR board chair and Emergency Physician Dr. Matt Bivens and GBPSR board member Dr. Tatjana Kobb, Advisor at McGill University. A free event, but registration is required.

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Oct
10
Wed
PSR Harrisburg/Hershey Annual Fundraiser Banquet @ Camp Hill, PA - West Shore Country Club
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker: Richard Alley, PhD, professor of geoscience, Penn State U

Topic: A look at the future:  Historical Insight for solutions to Climate and Environment

Information: rlittle@verizon.net, 717-497-9282

Climate Change, Human Health, and Nutrition @ Seattle - Hildebrand Hall at Plymouth Church
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Mark Vossler, Co-Chair of Washington PSR’s Climate & Health Task Force, will be presenting on the human health impacts of climate change during this Town Hall seminar panel hosted by the Sustainable Path Foundation.

Other panelists include Dr. Kris Ebie,  director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHanGE), and Rohm and Haas Endowed Professor in Public Health Sciences at the University of Washington, and  Stephen Jones, a wheat breeder and the Director of The WSU Bread Lab in Skagit Valley.

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Oct
13
Sat
Longwood Symphony Orchestra’s 2018 Healing Art of Music Concert @ Boston - New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall
Oct 13 @ 8:00 pm

Greater Boston PSR and IPPNW are honored to have been selected as Community Partners for the 2018 season of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra’s (LSO’s) Healing Art of Music™ program. As Community Partners, we will be featured during an evening LSO concert on Saturday, October 13th, at New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall in Boston, with proceeds benefiting our organizations’ efforts to prevent nuclear war. The concert, as well as a dinner beforehand, will be dedicated to the memory of Dr. Victor Sidel, who was a pioneer and leader of our two organizations.

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Oct
19
Fri
Dr. Philip Landrigan Reception and Talk @ Portland, ME - Innovation Hall, University of New England
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm

Join PSR Maine and Maine AAP in welcoming to Maine world renowned pediatrician & epidemiologist Dr. Philip Landrigan for a special event about pesticides and his new book, Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know.

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