Save the Date! Workshop on Challenges in Initiating and Conducting Long-Term Health Monitoring of Populations Following Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies in the United States

March 12-13, 2019 | Washington, DC (Symposium will also be webcast)

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine invites you to attend the upcoming workshop, “Challenges in Initiating and Conducting Long-Term Health Monitoring of Populations Following Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies in the United States.”

This workshop aims to discuss challenges and considerations for setting up a registry for long-term health monitoring of populations following nuclear or radiological emergencies in the United States. Workshop participants will discuss the following topics:

  • Existing international inclusion criteria for such registries and possible alternative approaches, including a dose-tiered approach.
  • Challenges associated with communicating inclusion criteria for a registry with the affected population.
  • Considerations regarding health screening of the affected population, such as thyroid screening.
  • Operational considerations for setting up and maintaining a registry, taking into account practicality and implementation issues.

View the agenda and register to attend. Questions can be directed to Dr. Ourania (Rania) Kosti at okosti@nas.edu.

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