Symposium on The Medical and Ecological Impacts of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident To Be Held at the New York Academy of Medicine in March 2013
A unique, two-day symposium at which an international panel of leading medical and biological scientists, nuclear engineers, and policy experts will make presentations on, and discuss the bio-medical and ecological consequences of the Fukushima disaster, will be held at the New York Academy of Medicine on March 11-12, 2013 the second anniversary of the accident. The public is welcome.
Chaired by Donald Louria, MD, Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health of the University of Medicine and Denistry, New Jersey, the symposium is a project of the Helen Caldicott Foundation and is open to the public.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Dr. Tim Mousseau, Professor of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina – Chernobyl, Fukushima and other Hot Places, Biological Consequences
- Ken Buesseler, Marine Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute – Consequences for the Ocean of the Fukushima-Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident
- David Lochbaum, the Union of Concerned Scientists – Another Unsurprising Surprise
- Dr Wladimir Wertelecki, Chairman Department of Medical Genetics and Birth Defects Center, University South Carolina – Congenital Malformations in Rivne Polossia associated with the Chernobyl Accident
- Dr. Marek Niedziela, Professor of Pediatrics, Poznan (Poland) University of Medical Sciences – Thyroid Pathology in Children with Particular Reference to Chernobyl and Fukushima
- Dr. Alexy Yablokov, Russian Academy of Sciences – Lessons from Chernobyl
- Akio Matsumura, Founder of Global Forum for Parliamentary Leaders on Global Survival – What did the World Learn from the Fukushima Accident?
- Robert Alvarez, Senior Scholar, Institute for Policy Studies
Registration, program, speaker and transport details are available here.
For further information about the Symposium, contact Mali Lightfoot, Executive Director of the Foundation, at MaliLightfoot@gmail.com or 617-650-5048.