Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
"We must drastically change the direction of our energy future. This is possible through the use of clean, renewable and sustainable technologies. When it comes to disasters caused by technologies such as deep offshore drilling or nuclear power, even one accident is one too many."
"Jeffrey Patterson: Lessons from the Gulf for Nuclear Reactors," www.host.madison.com, July 28, 2010
Experts Individuals with PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Professor Emeritus, Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 1976-2014
President, Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), 2013-2014
Member, National Board, Physicians for Social Responsibility
Practicing physician, family medicine (Madison, WI), 1975-2014
Medical Director, Hackett Hemwall Foundation (HHF)
Member, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
Medical Director, Northeast Family Medical Center, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, 1988-1991
Founder, Madison Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility
DO, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1972