APHL to Host Radiation Webinar for Labs

In response to the nuclear concerns from the Japanese reactor damage, the Association of Public Health Laboratories and Thermo Fisher are hosting a webinar on Radiation 101 for Laboratories on Thursday April 14 at 4:00 PM ET.

Please share this information with your state and commercial water labs that may have an interest in this event. Please see below for the agenda and logistics. Registration for this event is free.  However, you must register in order to receive the connection information.

WEBINAR: Radiation 101 for Laboratorians
Thursday, April 14 at 4:00 PM ET


  • “What is Radiation?”
    Robert Jones, Chief, Inorganic and Radiation Analytical Toxicology Branch at CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health
  • “What types of monitoring happen in the US?”
    Jack Bennett, Section Chief for Environmental Chemistry at the Connecticut Department of Public Health
  • “What methods are used to detect radioactivity or radioisotopes?”
    Robert MacKenzie, Technology Program Manager at Thermo Fisher’s Radiation Measurement and Security
  • Questions and Answers


Please register to receive connection information. The slides will also be available on our public website the morning of the call at http://www.aphl.org/aphlprograms/eh/radiological/Pages/japancrisis.aspx



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