We are pleased to announce that Brian Campbell, PhD, has accepted the offer to serve as PSR’s next Executive Director, effective November 1, 2023.
As advocates for health and well-being, we call for immediate international attention and humanitarian intervention to ensure the swift delivery of essential supplies, including fuel and medicines, to Gaza.
The new report, by Physicians for Social Responsibility, details the risks from injecting PFAS into Pennsylvania’s oil and gas wells, as well as risks from the disposal of millions of tons of liquid and solid waste associated with the wells.
Letter from Pennsylvania health and environment groups to state officials urging a ban on the use of PFAS in fracking.
The violence in the region, coupled with Israel’s possession of a nuclear arsenal, presents a precarious situation with profound implications.
Physicians for Social Responsibility is deeply disappointed in the EPA’s decision to delay updating the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Ozone.
Over 100 medical journals issued a resounding call for immediate action — drafted by IPPNW — to mitigate the escalating threat of nuclear war and accelerate the elimination of nuclear weapons.
PSR firmly opposes this transfer and the use of indiscriminate weapons by any country, regardless of combat circumstances. These weapons are inconsistent with public health and international law.
PSR recently launched a search for our next Executive Director. This is a unique opportunity to assume a leadership role in an organization with a 62-year history of working to abolish nuclear weapons and a 26-year history of working to protect human health from the grave threats of climate change.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a set of proposed rules that would curb emissions of carbon pollution from new and existing coal and gas plants. Read our statement.
Win Without War interviewed PSR’s Jasmine Owens on intersectionality and the nuclear weapons abolition movement.
Letter to the editor by Dr. Jeff Ritterman, San Francisco Bay PSR Board Member, in the San Francisco Chronicle.
Radio interview with PSR Past President Dr. Ira Helfand on the editorial on nuclear war that was published in over 100 medical journals.
Coverage in Wisconsin State Journal of PSR Wisconsin’s Lanterns for Peace event.
Cal Matters article quoting Martha Dina Argüello, PSR-Los Angeles executive director
Boston Globe article quoting Greater Boston PSR Board Chair Dr. Brita Lundberg.
Press release from Turtle Island Restoration Network quoting Tammy Murphy, Advocacy Director at PSR Pennsylvania.
Letter to the editor in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review from PSR member Dr. Barbara W. Brandom, citing PSR’s opposition to hydrogen mixing in home appliances.
Article in Clean Technica on PSR’s new video PSA on the health dangers of gas stoves.
PSR Board Member Dr. Bob Dodge reacts to the film ‘Oppenheimer’ in this news clip from KEYT.