Medicial Doctor In Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology
Janice Kirsch is a medical doctor specializing in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology.
She also holds a master’s degree in public health. She has completed a residency in occupational and environmental medicine which included research into the environmental causes of childhood leukemia.
She is a long-time environmental activist, working with, among other groups, Physicians for Social Responsibility and International Physicians for Preventions of Nuclear War. The latter organization was the recipient of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize. She is a past president of New York City Physicians for Social Responsibility.
Dr. Kirsch believes that climate change is the greatest public health challenge that humankind has ever faced and that climate activism is a vital part of medical practice.