Physicians Scientists & Engineers for Healthy Energy


Seth Shonkoff

Seth Berrin Shonkoff, PhD, MPH

Executive Director

Seth oversees the PSE staff and programs, advises the board, and plans the operational strategy to carry out the mission of PSE. He has worked and published extensively on topics related to air and water quality and the environmental and public health dimensions of energy and climate change from scientific and policy perspectives.  He has published on the interaction between the climate and human health dimensions of shorter-lived climate forcing emissions (i.e., ozone, black carbon, sulphate particles, etc.) and on the development of more effective anthropogenic climate mitigation policies that increase health and socioeconomic equity co-benefits.  Most recently, his work has focused on the human health dimensions of unconventional energy production, including shale gas and oil production in the United States and abroad. Learn more.

Tony Ingraffea

Anthony Ingraffea, PhD, PE

Adam Law

Adam Law, MD

Mark Jacobson

Mark Z. Jacobson, PhD

President and Founding Board Member. Dr. Ingraffea is the Dwight C. Baum Professor of Engineering at Cornell University, and has taught structural mechanics, finite element methods, and fracture mechanics at Cornell for 37 years. Learn more.

Founding Board Member. A specialist in endocrinology and internal medicine, practicing in Ithaca, Dr. Law, a Fellow of the U.K.'s Royal College of Physicians, is also Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Learn more.

Member PSE Board of Directors. Mark Z. Jacobson is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University and Senior Fellow at Woods Institute for the Environment and Precourts Institute for Energy. Learn more.

J. David Hughes

Holly Schadler, JD


Member, PSE Board of Directors. David Hughes is a geoscientist who has studied the energy resources of Canada for nearly four decades, including 32 years with the Geological Survey of Canada as a scientist and research manager.  Learn more.

Member, PSE Board of Directors. Holly Schadler is an attorney in Washington DC and concentrates her practice on representing tax-exempt organizations.  Learn more.



Jake Hays

Jake Hays, MA

Program Director, Health

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Renee Santoro, BS

Program Director, Environment

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Elena Krieger

Elena Krieger, PhD

Program Director, Renewable Energy

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Michel Boufadel, PhD, PE, P-Hydro

Stefan Bringezu, PhD

David R. Brown, ScD

Madelon Finkel, PhD

Robert Harrison, MD, MPH

Rachel Morello-Frosch PhD, MPH

Jerome Paulson, MD

Michelle Bamberger, DVM, MS

Robert Oswald, PhD

Pouné Saberi, MD, MPH

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