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The Scale of Nuclear Energy and How It Affects Us: From Disaster to the Everyday

Multiple speakers (See in abstract), Diversity in Clean Energy Student Group, Institute Nuclear Materials Management Student Group
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Thompson Hall 101

Organization: Global Nuclear Citizen Series

​Join us for a lively panel discussion and learn how nuclear energy impacts your daily life, your future, and the global community. Light refreshments will be provided.

Guest Speakers

Scott Davis Ph.D. Epidemiologist
Scott has a long and distinguished career in the field of Epidemiology. He has held appointments with Fred Hutch, and Chairman at the University of Washington School of Public Health and Adjunct Faculty at the Henry Jackson School of international Studies. He has authored numerous publications that has spanned his career in research covering both ionizing and non-ionizing forms of radiation to the etiology of leukemia and lymphoma and circadian disruption. Scott led the partnership between Japan and the University of Washington School of Public Health Epidemiology Program Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF) to study the effects on A-bomb survivors. Professor Amanda Phipps Ph.D. runs the current program.

Tristan Hay Ph.D. Radiation Health Physicist
Tristan has worked on PNNL projects spanning radiation physics to environmental health. He currently works for the Washington Department of Health in the Radiation Protection Group. In his job he oversees the radioactive material use in medical, labs and industrial applications across the state of Washington.

Phillip Taddei Ph.D., DABR Medical Physicist
Phil is a medical physicist at the Seattle Proton Therapy Center. He is also an assistant professor of medial physics at the University of Washington Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology. Before he came to the UW, he worked at the American University in Beirut Medical Center and at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas. His research can be found in Journals such as Physics in Medicine and Biology. He is an advocate for children in developing countries to have access to safe, effective, proton therapy.

Moderator: Sason Hayashi B.S. CNMT
Sason is a current graduate student in the MAAIS program at the Jackson School of International Studies.

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