Jerry S. Walden M.D.
Dr. Walden cofounded Physicians for the Prevention of Gun Violence in 2011. He is a board certified Family Practice physician who graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. He is passionate about reducing gun violence and has experienced the loss of patients to gun death and to lifetime imprisonment.
Dr. Walden founded and was the medical director of Packard Community Clinic, (now Packard Health) a 501c3 nonprofit agency with a mission to provide high quality health care to all—regardless of financial circumstance.
He was chief medical officer at the US Penitentiary, Terre Haute in the late 1960s and served as a medical expert in prison related health cases.
Walden has served as a volunteer doctor in Chiapas, Mx., in New Orleans post Katrina, and at the Hope Clinic in Ypsilanti. He is a strong advocate of social and medical reform. Dr. Walden was named “Family Physician of the Year” in 2000 by the Michigan Academy of Family Practice.
Walden’s other memberships include the WCMS, MSMS, MAFP (Advocacy Committee), NPA and DFA.
Andrew J. Zweifler M.D.
Dr. Zweifler is an internist and Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He was Director of the Hypertension Clinic at the University Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan from 1974 to 1997. He is Emeritus Professor of Internal Medicine and recipient of a number of teaching awards from the Medical School including the Senior Medical Student Award for Excellence in Clinical Skills which was established in his name. He has been active in promoting social justice issues in the community as well, and received the University of Michigan Medical School Community Service Award in 2002.