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.
Op-ed in the Progressive by Martin Fleck, Director of PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program.
Article in WOSU quoting Ned Ketyer, MD, Philadelphia PSR.
Article in The New England Journal of Medicine by Greater Boston PSR’s Philip J. Landrigan, MD, Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH, and Brita E. Lundberg, MD.
Article in the Los Angeles Daily News quoting Denise Duffield, associate director of PSR-Los Angeles.
Letter to the editor in the Spokesman-Review from Washington PSR’s Dr. Donald D. Storey.
Editorial in San Francisco Marin Medicine by Robert Gould, MD, PSR board member, and Steve Heilig, MPH.
Article from Agence France-Presse quoting PSR-Los Angeles Executive Director Martha Dina Arguello.
Feature in Common Dreams on PSR’s new report on the harms of Liquified Natural Gas to the climate and human health.
Press release from Sierra Club quoting PSR-Los Angeles Executive Director Martha Dina Arguello.
Article from Mother Jones quoting Barbara Gottlieb, PSR Environment and Health Program Director.