A specialist in endocrinology and internal medicine, practicing in Ithaca, Dr. Adam Law, a Fellow of the U.K.’s Royal College of Physicians and is also Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Law trained in medicine at The Middlesex Hospital Medical School at the University of London, distinguishing himself by winning all eight major clinical prizes offered by the school. After gaining membership in the Royal College of Physicians he turned his attention to medical science and received a master’s degree in biochemistry with distinction at King’s College, London and a MD doctorate from the University of London. He has held post-doctoral fellowships at the University of California, San Francisco and Cornell University and has published multiple research papers in clinical and molecular medicine. Dr. Law has been in clinical practice in Ithaca, NY since 1994. He has been both chairman of the department of medicine and president of the medical staff at the Cayuga Medical Center. He pioneered bringing medical students and residents from Weill Cornell Medicine to Ithaca.
He was a founding board member of PSE Healthy Energy in 2010 and has been President of the board since January 2014. He has been involved in many projects related to unconventional oil and gas production and its effects on public health in the US and UK. He has also published 2 editorials in the British Medical Journal concerning climate change and divestment from fossil fuels and has worked to help the Royal College of Physicians disinvest from their fossil fuel assets. For this work, he was elected a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health in the United Kingdom. He is a keen enthusiast of the arts and has been striving to learn the classical guitar, which has made him realize how difficult it is to become an artist and increased his admiration for those who make this their life’s calling.
Work Related to Healthy Energy:
Planned and organized 2012 conference to stimulate public health research on shale gas production. “Epidemiologic & Public Health Considerations of Shale Gas Production: The Missing Link”. Public Health Conference. Arlington, VA. January 9, 2012