An Inspiring Evening – PSR-LA 2009 Gala

“Heroes for Health: PSR-LA’s 2009 Annual Dinner” was held at the Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles on June 7th. Physicians, medical school students, board members and volunteers came together to celebrate progress for the “prevent what we cannot cure” aphorism we...

2008 Annual Gala—Honoring Heroes

By Natalia Koteva, MPT — PSR-LA Ambassador Having grown up in Bulgaria, Eastern Europe during the times of the Eastern bloc, I have witnessed how efforts of organizations such as Physicians for Social Responsibility and activists for social change were kept...

Hans Blix

Dr. Hans Blix is the recipient of PSR-LA’s 2008 Peacemaker Award for his enduring efforts to rid the world of weapons of mass destruction. The award was presented to him on April 3 by Tova Fuller, a PSR-LA Board Member and dual M.D./Ph.D. UCLA student, and Dr. Bennett...

Gustavo Santaolalla

Probably, the word that best synthesizes the multiple areas where Gustavo Santaolalla sets forth his work, is “visionary”: Singer, composer, producer, guitarist, player of charango and ronroco, discoverer of talent, director of a record label and a...

Joseph Cirincione

Joseph Cirincione is the recipient of PSR-LA’s 2008 Founders Award. He is the president of the Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation, the author of Bomb Scare: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons (Columbia University Press, Spring 2007) and...