1-21 Aug 2014 Minnesota institutions and individuals hosted FMU visit

Healthcare institutions and professional colleagues in Minnesota welcomed an academic visit from FMU’s Prof. Kenneth Nollet in August. Host institutions included Memorial Blood Centers, Mayo Clinic, University of Minnesota, and Hennepin County Medical Center. This visit was an opportunity to deepen cooperative ties and discuss topics of mutual interest, including blood banking and transfusion practices in normal times and during disasters, radiation emergency medicine, and Fukushima’s recovery from Japan’s 3.11 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis.

August, 2014 recipients of "Fukushima: Lives on the Line. A Compendium of Reports from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami." Clockwise from the top: Hennepin County Medical Center Emergency Department, Mayo Clinic Plummer Library, Mayo Clinic Division of Transfusion Medicine, University of Minnesota Division of Transfusion Medicine, Memorial Blood Centers.
August, 2014 recipients of “Fukushima: Lives on the Line. A Compendium of Reports from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.” Clockwise from the top: Hennepin County Medical Center Emergency Department, Mayo Clinic Plummer Library, Mayo Clinic Division of Transfusion Medicine, University of Minnesota Division of Transfusion Medicine, Memorial Blood Centers.

Two presentations, representative of this academic exchange, can be downloaded and printed as-is for personal scholarship and non-commercial educational activities in accordance with “fair use” copyright and other applicable laws. The notes under each slide are close to what was said.

5 August 2014, Memorial Blood Centers, St. Paul (with teleconference participation from Duluth and Omaha): “Memorial in the Middle: A 10,000 Lakes’ Reflection on Power, Planning, & Preparedness.”
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14 August 2014, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis “Post-3.11 Fukushima through Minnesota Eyes.”
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