Monday, September 26, 2022

Gina Solomon

1 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Gina Solomon, M.D., M.P.H. is a Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at UCSF. She is also a Principal Investigator at the Public Health Institute. From 2012-2017 she was appointed by Governor Brown as the Deputy Secretary for Science and Health at the California Environmental Protection Agency. Dr. Solomon served as the director of the occupational and environmental medicine residency program at UCSF from 2008-2012, the associate director of the UCSF Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit from 2003-2009, and as a Senior Scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) from 1996-2012. She serves on the Bay Area Air Quality Management District Advisory Council, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Board of Scientific Counselors, the National Academy of Science (NAS) Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, and the NAS Committee on Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions. She is also a Strategy Advisor for the California Breast Cancer Research Program. Dr. Solomon’s research has encompassed cumulative impacts of environmental and social stressors on disadvantaged communities, environmental justice, new approaches in toxicology and risk assessment, drinking water quality, air pollution, endocrine disrupting chemicals, pesticides, environmental contaminants in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, the health implications of the 2010 Gulf oil spill, the health impacts of wildfires, refinery safety, and the health effects of climate change.

POPULAR

Nothing good or bad – but treason makes it so 

How can there be hocus pocus/ When all I did was mental focus?

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Fed rate hikes won’t tackle the corporate profiteering behind inflation, experts tell Congress

"Interest rate hikes... will not address any of the underlying causes of our supply shortages and do nothing to address profiteering."

‘Catastrophic’: Arizona judge allows 1864 abortion ban to go into effect

"No archaic law should dictate our reproductive freedom," said one rights advocate.

Connecting the dots between climate devastation and fossil fuel profits

As Pakistan drowns, as Puerto Rico is cast into darkness, and as Jacksonians remain thirsty, it’s past time for a climate tax on fossil fuel companies.