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Selected publications related to peace, health, and social justice authored by
Peace Caucus members and collaborators

Gould RM. Let’s Move “Back From The Brink” of Nuclear Apocalypse. Journal of the San Francisco Marin Medical Society. July/August 2019. 

Levy BS (Editor). Social Injustice and Public Health (Third Edition). New York: Oxford University Press, 2019.

White, Shelley K. 2017. “Public Health and Prevention of War: The Power of Transnational, Transdisciplinary Collaboration.” Medicine, Conflict and Survival 30(1): 1-9.

Wiist WH, White SK (Editors). Preventing War and Promoting Peace: A Guide for Health Professionals. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 

Levy BS, Sidel VW, Patz JA. Climate change and collective violence. Annual Review of Public Health 2017; 38: 241-257. 

Li SJ, Flaxman A, Lafta R, Galway L, Takaro TK, Burnham G, Hagopian A. A Novel Method for Verifying War Mortality while Estimating Iraqi Deaths for the Iran-Iraq War through Operation Desert Storm (1980-1993). PLoS One. 2016 Oct 21;11(10):e0164709. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164709. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27768730; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5074574. 

Levy BS, Sidel VW. Documenting the effects of armed conflict on population health. Annual Review of Public Health, 2016; 37: 205-218. 

Levy BS, Sidel VW. Protecting non-combatant civilians during war (Commentary). Medicine, Conflict and Survival, DOI: 10.1080/13623699.2015.1057794. 

Levy BS, Sidel VW. Adverse health consequences of the Vietnam War. Medicine, Conflict and Survival, DOI: 10.1080/13623699.2015.1090862. 

Valenti M, Mtonga R, Gould R, Christ M. The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT): a public  health imperative. J Public Health Policy. 2014 Feb;35(1):14-25. doi: 10.1057/jphp.2013.49. Epub 2013 Nov 21. PubMed PMID: 24257633. 

Wiist WH, Barker K, Arya N, Rohde J, Donohoe M, White S, Lubens P, Gorman G, Hagopian A. The role of public health in the prevention of war: rationale and competencies. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jun;104(6):e34-47. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301778. Epub 2014 Apr 17. PubMed PMID: 24825229; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4062030. 

Levy BS, Sidel VW. Collective violence caused by climate change and how it threatens health and human rights. Health and Human Rights Journal 2014; 16: 32-40. 

White SK, Lown B, Rohde JE. War or health? Assessing public health education and the potential for primary prevention. Public Health Rep. 2013 Nov-Dec;128(6):568-73. PubMed PMID: 24179271; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3804102. 

Levy BS, Sidel VW (Editors). Social Injustice and Public Health (Second Edition). New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. 

Hagopian A, Flaxman AD, Takaro TK, et al. Mortality in Iraq Associated with the 2003–2011 War and Occupation: Findings from a National Cluster Sample Survey by the University Collaborative Iraq Mortality Study. PLoS Medicine, October 15, 2013.

Levy BS, Sidel VW. Adverse health consequences of the Iraq War. Lancet 2013; 381: 949-958. 

Sutton P, Cabasso J, Barreau T, Kelley M. A collaborative effort to address the distribution of plutonium-contaminated sludge in Livermore, California. New Solut. 2012;22(2):191-211. doi: 10.2190/NS.22.2.f. PubMed PMID: 22776580. 

Levy BS, Sidel VW (Editors). Terrorism and Public Health: A Balanced Approach to Strengthening Systems and Protecting People (Second Edition). New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.


Levy BS, Sidel VW. Water rights and water fights: Preventing and resolving conflicts before they boil over (Editorial). American Journal of Public Health 2011; 101: 778-780. 

Klare MT, Levy BS, Sidel VW. The public health implications of resource wars. American Journal of Public Health 2011; 101: 1615-1619. 

Levy BS, Sidel VW. Adverse health consequences of US Government responses to the 2001 terrorist attacks. Lancet 2011; 378: 944-952. 

Hagopian A, Ratevosian J, deRiel E. Gathering in groups: peace advocacy in health professional associations. Acad Med. 2009 Nov;84(11):1485. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3181baa21b. PubMed PMID: 19858796. 

Levy BS, Sidel VW. Health effects of combat: A life-course perspective. Annual Review of Public Health 2009; 30: 123-136. 

Sidel VW, Levy BS. The health consequences of the diversion of resources to war and preparation for war. Social Medicine 2009; 4: 133-135. 

Levy BS, Sidel VW (Editors). War and Public Health (Second Edition). New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 

Sidel VW, Levy BS. Proliferation of nuclear weapons: Opportunities for control and abolition. American Journal of Public Health 2007; 97: 1589-1594. 

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