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.