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Long-Term Health Monitoring following Nuclear & Radiological Emergencies
March 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 13, 2019 @ 12:30 pm UTC-5
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.