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Jan
30
Wed
Green Drinks @ Evanston, IL - Celtic Knot
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Dr. Sarah Lovinger will discuss climate change and health resilience at the monthly Citizens for a Greener Evanston/Green Drinks meeting.

Feb
1
Fri
Medical Symposium on the Health Effects of Oil and Gas Development in Colorado @ Fort Collins, CO - Colorado State University
Feb 1 all-day

A symposium for health professionals and concerned area residents, focusing on the health impacts of fracking and the substantially enlarged production sites expanding rapidly in the Front Range.

Endorsed by PSR National and with the participation of the PSR Colorado Working Group.

Feb
15
Fri
Nuclear War and Disasters: Radiation Effects on Humans Lecture @ Madison, WI - Edgewood College, Anderson Auditorium, Predolin Hall
Feb 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:50 pm

Lecture by Dr. Monica Vohmann and Caren Stelson

Dr. Monica Vohmann and Caren Stelson, author of Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story, will share information about the medical effects of nuclear radiation, using excerpts from Stelson’s book.

Sachiko tells the true story of six-year-old Sachiko Yasui’s survival of the Nagasaki atomic bomb on August 9, 1945, and the heartbreaking and lifelong aftermath.

Co-sponsored by PSR Wisconsin.

Feb
19
Tue
PSR Member Meet Up @ Washington, DC
Feb 19 all-day

Tentative date

Save the date for a get together with other local PSR activists in the DC/Maryland/Virginia region. Details to be announced.

Mar
1
Fri
Making the Connection: Environmental Health in Wisconsin @ Madison, WI - Health Sciences Learning Center, UW Madison
Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

4.5 CME/CE Credit Available

The conference will educate health care professionals, environmental activists, scientists, and students about important environmental factors affecting human health and how best to use that information in primary care practice. The conference will also build relationships between environmental advocates and health practitioners to advocate cooperatively for public policies that promote a healthy environment.

Following the conference there will be an optional dinner reception.

Early-bird registration prices will end on February 15, 2019.

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Mar
2
Sat
Nuclear non-proliferation advocacy training workshop @ Chicago, IL - Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine
Mar 2 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Featuring Martin Fleck of National PSR, Dr. Ira Helfand of PSR and IPPNW, and Ms. Ray Acheson of Reaching Critical Will. Contact info@chicagopsr.org for more information.

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WPSR Annual Dinner & Fundraiser @ Seattle - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center
Mar 2 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

This year we’re celebrating 40 years of health-based advocacy! Joe Cirincione, President of Ploughshares Fund, will present: “The New Moment: Our Chance to Change U.S. Nuclear Policy”.

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Apr
7
Sun
Annual PSR Arizona membership gathering @ Tucson, AZ - Amity Foundation
Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

2 speaker presentations on nuclear weapons and on climate change action and a delicious buffet dinner. Please come and bring a guest!

Please RSVP to bwarre01@gmail.com

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