Bruce is a retired family physician and current president of WPSR. He has been an advocate for nuclear weapons abolition for approximately 35 years. He is also deeply engaged in climate change work as a member of WPSR's Climate and Health Task Force.
Stephen Bezruchka, MD, MPH
Stephen is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Public Health at the University of Washington. His focus is on creating greater public understanding of the determinants of health, and especially the importance of economic justice and attention to the first thousand days after conception, when perhaps half of our health as adults is programmed. Stephen coordinates the Population Health Forum.
Tom has served on the board of WPSR for the past decade. He currently works on energy issues, focusing on the hazards of nuclear power and waste in the Pacific Northwest.
Steven G. Gilbert, PhD, DABT
Steve is director and founder of the Institute of Neurotoxicology and Neurological Disorders. Dr. Gilbert’s toxicology research has focused on neurobehavioral effects of low-level exposure to lead and mercury on the developing nervous system. He authored A Small Dose of Toxicology: The Health Effects of Common Chemicals. He also runs the Toxipedia website.
David C. Hall, MD
David is a child and family psychiatrist and a past president of local and national PSR. For over 20 years he has campaigned for the abolition of all weapons of mass destruction.
Gerri is a nurse consultant with expertise in palliative care and grief and bereavement. Gerri has led educational and medical delegations to Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria.
Margaret Kitchell, MD
Margaret is a retired psychiatrist and member of WPSR's Climate and Health Task Force.
Kenneth Lans, MD, MBA
Ken is a founding member of WPSR and a retired general practice physician. He completed public action and speaking training through Climate Reality Project.
Michael Soman, MD, MPH
Michael is the recently retired President and Chief Medical Executive of Group Health Physicians. Michael is active around climate change issues, including being a member of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby.
Mary Margaret Thomas, RN, MSN, NC-BC
Mary Margaret is an environmental and occupational health nurse, and participated in clean-up efforts for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf.
Mark Vossler, MD
Mark is a practicing cardiologist at Evergreen Health. He is the Co-Chair for WPSR's Climate and Health Task Force and a Citizen's Climate Lobby leader.
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