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Martha Dina Argüello has served in the non-profit sector for the past 32 years as an advocate, community organizer, and coalition builder. She joined PSR-LA in 1998 to launch the environmental health programs, and became Executive Director in November 2007. She is committed to making the credible voice of physicians a powerful instrument for transforming California and our planet into a more peaceful and healthy place.

Monika Shankar joined PSR-LA in March 2013, bringing with her over 10 years of professional programmatic and research experiences cultivated in both the nonprofit, academic and private sector. In her current role as Health & Environment Associate, she directs programs focusing on climate change and healthy land use by mobilizing and engaging health professionals, community groups and advocates in policy advocacy.

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Making Health Happen in South L.A.

South L.A. residents are increasingly vulnerable to a number of negative health outcomes due to high levels of pollution from traffic emissions and oil extraction sites in close proximity to homes, schools, parks, and healthcare facilities.
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