An Evening with Dr. Helen Caldicott
“The Medical Consequences of Nuclear Power”
Dr. Helen Caldicott, renowned physician and scholar, will describe the health dangers of nuclear power and the risks associated with the aged reactor in Plymouth.
Born and taught in Australia she later moved to the United States to begin her medical career as a pediatrician on staff at the Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston and taught pediatrics at Harvard. She has devoted 38 years to an international campaign to educate the public about the medical hazards of the nuclear age. She has made notable achievements in her career and has written several books on the subject of nuclear power and its effects on health and the environment. She has been awarded 21 honorary doctoral degrees and was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. The Smithsonian has named Dr.Caldicott as “one of the most influential women of the 20th century.”