Richard Jackson, MD, MPH, is an internationally recognized environmental health expert who has done extensive work on the impact of the environment on health, particularly relating to children. He has centered on studies relating to epidemiology, infectious diseases and toxicology as the Chair of Environmental Health Sciences at UCLA. We are proud to announce Dr. […]
The world has anxiously watched the events in Japan unfolding this past two weeks after the horrific earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster. The feelings are magnified out of a sense of helplessness in aiding the victims in Japan mixed with concerns for potential effects and implications to our own health and communities. In assessing the devastating effects of natural disasters, we must pause as we consider the potential for catastrophic effects of man made disasters, specifically from nuclear power plants.
This April 15th tax day finds the country and, indeed, the world in the midst of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. As we fund our nation’s priorities, each expenditure must be carefully considered for its investment in our future. We can stay the present course or make changes for a better tomorrow and a more secure future.
The Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG) awarded PSR-LA Peace and Security Ambassador, and board member, L. Stephen Coles M.D., Ph.D. with the 2008 Alan P. Mintz, M.D. Award for Clinical Excellence in Age Management Medicine. The award is presented annually to a physician who exemplifies Dr. Mintz’s vision of clinical excellence in patient care, healthy […]
A founding member of Physicians for Social Responsibility in 1961, Sol Londe M.D. died this past October. Also, a long-time Los Angeles chapter board member, and frequent author in these pages, Sol led a prestigious pediatric career in addition to brilliantly fulfilling his “social responsibilities.” Long affiliated with Washington University in St. Louis, Sol pioneered […]