Speaker: Dr. Gary T. Smith
Professor of Radiology and Medicine
and Director of Nuclear Medicine
University of Tennessee Medical Center
Topic: Radiation Accidents: A Summary of Injury Incidents Since 1945
Where: 308 Pasqua Engineering Bldg.
U. of Tennessee Main Campus
When: Wednesday, March 8, 2006
1:30 - 2:30 pm. EST
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This seminar is intended to review radiation safety concerns and incidents over the past half-century in the medical field, industrial radiography, and the nuclear industry. The analysis will include a brief review of radiobiology, definitions of critical exposures, and a summary of plans for possible radiation accidents at UT Medical Center.
All students and faculty are invited to attend.
UTNE Graduate Students who hold Assistantships or Fellowships are required to attend in person.
Refreshments will be provided in 219 Pasqua immediately following the colloquium.
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