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Erica Frank

Dr. Erica Frank is a Professor and Canada Research Chair at University of British Columbia and the School of Population and Public Health and Department of Family Practice.  She  is Founder and Executive Director of Health Sciences Online, www.hso.info.  She is also Founder and Principal Investigator of Healthy Doc = Healthy Patient.  She is Immediate Past President of Physicians for Social Responsibility, a Research Director of the Annenberg Physician Training Program in Addiction Medicine, as well as a Professor and Senior Advisor in the Preventive Medicine Residency Program at Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine.

Articles

Mar 11th, 2013
How much longer can British Columbians expect to stave off nuclear radiation contamination from Japan?
Mar 11th, 2012
8:30 -As I leave my peacefully sleeping family, the quiet Sunday morning greets me with roads closed to cars for today’s triathlon. I create a sustainable transportation triathlon to today’s...
Oct 25th, 2011
A month ago, I’d sent some of my most green and playful friends an invitation to do a 20-minute test drive of the Fisker Karma, an electic-gas hybrid luxury vehicle. The car was, to quote from their...
Mar 24th, 2011
Many government agencies have correctly stated that there now seems to be minimal preventable risk to North Americans from an airborne radioactive iodine release from a Japanese power plant.  ...
Mar 13th, 2011
As a physician specializing in preventive medicine, I am concerned that there does not seem to be an audibly-announced U.S. or Canadian government policy on monitoring for fallout from...
Jan 4th, 2010
It started with tearful goodbyes at the Vancouver airport as my husband and son left to have Xmas in Atlanta.  It would be the first year that I’d been apart from my 12 year old at Xmas, and my...
Dec 13th, 2009
Climate change is all about thinking globally, and acting every place you can – and that’s why I organized a rally at UBC for meaningful climate change discussions in Copenhagen.  George Monbiot...
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