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USTUR Faculty Attend Scientific Meetings October 22, 2013

In October, three scientific meetings were attended by USTUR faculty members.

European Radiation Dosimetry Group (EURADOS)

Stacey McComish gave a presentation on the biodosimetry of plutonium workers at a joint meeting between EURADOS Working Group 7 (internal dosimetry) and Working Group 10 (retrospective dosimetry). She also attended the plenary meeting of EURADOS WG7, Bologna, Italy, October 1-3, 2013. (read more)

Health Effects of Incorporated Radionuclides (HEIR)

Maia Avtandilashvili gave a podium presentation describing her research on the deposition and retention of UF6 in a USTUR Registrant. She also presented a poster that summarized a study that will use Bayesian analysis to determine equivalent lung doses for each deceased USTUR Registrant. The HEIR conference was held in Berkeley, CA, October 13-17, 2013. (read more)

International Symposium on Radiation Protection (ICRP)

Sergei Tolmachev attended ICRP 2013: the 2nd International Symposium on the System of Radiological Protection, Abu Dhabi, October 22-24, 2013.

Graduate Student Project April 3, 2013
In March, Becky Phillips, WSU Graduate College of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, performed a 45-hour clinical research project at the USTUR as a part of her Master's Degree program. Ms. Phillips assisted during the dissection of a plutonium worker's lung into ICRP 66's three thoracic compartments (BB, bb, and AI).

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