Schedule of Events & Topics
All sessions held in Coral Springs

8:00AM – 8:45AM  Registration desk open | Breakfast items served
9:00AM – 9:15AM Welcome and introduction
Gregory Nelson, PhD, Loma Linda University - Loma Linda, CA
9:15AM - 9:45AM What Is Radiation and How Is It Measured?
Chiara LaTessa, PhD, Brookhaven National Laboratory - Upton, NY
9:45AM – 10:15AM Fundamentals of Radiation Biology
Kathryn Held, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, MA
10:15AM – 10:45AM How Do Cells and Tissues React to Radiation Exposure?
Charles Limoli, PhD, University of  California, Irvine - Irvine CA
10:45AM – 11:00AM Coffee & Networking Break
11:00AM – 11:30AM Radiation In Everyday Life – Exposure Levels and Should You Be Afraid?
Antiño Allen, PhD, University Arkansas for Medical Sciences - Little Rock, AR
 
11:30AM – 12:00PM
Nuclear Power and Waste Management
Douglas Boreham, PhD, Northern Ontario School of Medicine - Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
12:00PM - 1:30PM Break and Lunch served in Florida Ballroom 12:30PM – 1:30PM
1:30PM - 2:00PM Space Radiation and Astronaut Health Risks
Francis Cucinotta, PhD, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Las Vegas, NV
2:00PM – 2:30PM Radiation Accidents and Nuclear Weapons
Howard Dickson, CHP, CSP, CIH (retired), Consultant, Health Physics Society past President - Tampa, FL
2:30PM -2:45PM Coffee & Networking Break
2:45PM - 3:15PM Radiation Biology Course for High School Honors Students
Manuela Buonanno, PhD, University of Rochester Medical Center - New York, NY
3:15PM – 3:45PM Applications of Radiation in Medicine
Jacqueline Williams, PhD, Columbia University - New York, NY
3:45PM – 4:15PM Radiation Science Topics in the Florida CPALMS Framework and Teaching Resources
Gregory Nelson, PhD, Loma Linda University - Loma Linda, CA and NASA Johnson Space Center
4:15PM – 5:00PM Breakout Session: Informal Interaction Time with Speakers
5:00PM Closing

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