Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Long-Term Health Monitoring following Nuclear & Radiological Emergencies

March 12, 2019 - March 13, 2019

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.


March 12, 2019
March 13, 2019
Event Categories:


Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board
View Organizer Website


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