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Monthly Archives: October 2014

27-28 Oct 2014 KIRAMS visited FMU

On 27-28 Oct. 2014, delegates from the Korea Institute of Radiological & Medical Science visited FMU and a joint seminar was held. KIRAMS made presentation on Radiation Emergency Medical Preparedness in Korea, Improvement of Radiation Emergency Medical Response System of Korea, Dosimetry in Korea, and Biological Research Activities of Radiation Exposure in KIRAM’S National Radiation Emergency Medical Center.

Thereafter, FMU explained Economic & Financial Aspects of the Nuclear Accident, Education in Radiation Medicine, D-shuttle Project and ICRP, Emergency Medicine just after the Nuclear Accident, and the Fukushima Health Management Survey (Basic Survey and 4 Detailed Surveys).

After the joint seminar, KIRAMS delegates visited a radiation screening facility for rice, a storage depot for contaminated soil, and temporary housing for coastal evacuees. KIRAMS and FMU agreed to pursue mutually beneficial joint projects in the future. In November, FMU Professor Arifumi Hasegawa and Dr. Atsushi Kumagai will visit KIRAMS and participate in a Korean conference on radiation medicine.

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Presentations (Click on any underlined one to view.)

Seung-Sook LEE
Director General, National Radiation Emergency Medical Center, Korea Institute of Radiological & Medical Sciences, Korea
“Radiation Emergency Medical Preparedness in KOREA”

Min-su CHO
Chief, Emergency Preparedness & Education Team, National Radiation Emergency Medical Center, Korea Institute of Radiological & Medical Sciences, Korea
“Improvement of Radiation Emergency Medical Response System of Korea”

Jaeryong YOO
Senior researcher/Health physics team, National Radiation Emergency Medical Center, Korea Institute of Radiological & Medical Science, Korea
“Dosimetry of KIRAMS”

Seiji YASUMURA
Department of Public Health, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine,
Radiation Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey, Fukushima Medical University
“Overview of Fukushima Health Management Survey”

Tetsuo ISHIKAWA
Radiation Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey, Fukushima Medical University
“The Basic survey: Estimation of external doses to residents in Fukushima Prefecture”

Shgeatsu HASHIMOTO
Radiation Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey, Fukushima Medical University
“First two-years results of Comprehensive Health Check as One Facet of the Fukushima Health Management Survey”

Masaharu MAEDA
Radiation Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey, Fukushima Medical University
“MENTAL HEALTH/LIFESTYLE SURVEY and interventions for residents in disaster area”

Shinichi SUZUKI
Radiation Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey, Fukushima Medical University
“Three-years results of the Fukushima Thyroid Ultrasound Examination after the Fukushima NPP accident”

14 Oct 2014 Dr. Gerry Thomas from UK visited FMU

Dr. Gerry Thomas, Professor of Molecular Pathology at Imperial College London, directs the Chernobyl Tissue Bank. She and Ms. Naomi Cowan from the British Embassy in Tokyo visited FMU on October 14th, as promised on Prof. Thomas’ previous visit to Fukushima in August.

She exchanged views on our Thyroid Ultrasound Examination (TUE) program with FMU doctors. After that we held an informal seminar. Dr. Thomas made a presentation on the Chernobyl Tissue Bank. From FMU, Prof. Kenneth Nollet introduced the Fukushima Health Management Survey, followed by detailed results of TUE by Prof. Shinichi Suzuki and a presentation by A/Prof. Akiko Yagi on mental health issues after 3.11.

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To view the slides of Dr. Thomas, click here.

To view the slides of Dr. Nollet, click here.

To view the slides of Dr. Suzuki, click here.


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