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.
Lecture by featured speakers: Jackie Cabasso, Klaudia Dietewich, and Raimund Menges. Sponsored by Remembering Hiroshima, Imagining Peace.
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,
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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: email@example.com, 717-497-9282
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.
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.
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.