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Long-Term Health Monitoring following Nuclear & Radiological Emergencies

March 12 @ 8:00 am - March 13 @ 12:30 pm

Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board

The National Academies’ Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board (NRSB) will host “Challenges in Initiating and Conducting Long-Term Health Monitoring of Populations following Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies in the United States: A Workshop” on 12-13 March 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Workshop participants will discuss the following topics:

  • Environmental Consequences of Radioactive Material following a Nuclear or Radiological Incident
  • The need to Prepare for Population Monitoring
  • Radiation Dose Reconstruction
  • Biodosimetry Tools for Long-Term Health Monitoring
  • Follow-up of the Atomic Bombing Survivors
  • Communicating Health Monitoring Following the Salisbury Nerve Agent Attack
  • The Chernobyl Registry
  • Dosimetry During the Radiological Accident in Goiânia
  • The Fukushima Registry
  • Radiation Screening/Decontamination
  • Medical Management of Radiation Incidents
  • Long-Term Strategies for Thyroid Health Monitoring after Nuclear Accidents
  • Lessons Learned from Setting up Population Monitoring Registries
  • The Las Vegas Mass Shooting
  • Operational Considerations for Setting up and Maintaining a Radiation Registry

Attend in-person or via webcast. Please visit the event registration page for more information.

Details

Start:
March 12 @ 8:00 am
End:
March 13 @ 12:30 pm
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Website:
http://bit.ly/radnuchealthmonitoring2019

Organizer

Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board
Website:
http://dels.nas.edu/nrsb

Venue

Keck Center
500 5th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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