Archive Footage / All Star Lectures of the Symposium Day 2

Symposium: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

Tuesday March 12th, 9AM~6:30PM (Day2) 

The New York Academy of Medicine, New York City, NY A unique, two-day symposium at which an international panel of leading medical and biological scientists, nuclear engineers, and policy experts will make presentations on and discuss the bio-medical and ecological consequences of the Fukushima disaster, will be held at The New York Academy of Medicine on March 11-12, 2013, the second anniversary of the accident. The public is welcome. A project of The Helen Caldicott Foundation, the symposium is being co-sponsored by Physicians for Social Responsibility.

“Day 2 Opening Remark by Andrew Kanter, MD, MPH” HD, 6 min 55 sec, in English

Andrew Kanter, MD, MPH Session Chair, Physicians for Social Responsibility

“Lessons from Chernobyl” HD, 21 min 37 sec, in English

Dr. Alexey Yablokov Russian Academy of Sciences

“Remark after Dr. Alexey Yablokov Lecture” HD, 1 min 33 sec, in English

Andrew Kanter, MD, MPH Session Chair, Physicians for Social Responsibility

“Congenital Malformations in Rivne Polossia and the Chernobyl Accident” HD, 32 min 19 sec, in English

Dr. Wladimir Wertelecki Former Chair of the Department of Medical Genetics and Birth Defects University of South Alabama

“Remark after Dr. Wladimir Wertelecki Lecture” HD, 1 min 56 sec, in English

Andrew Kanter, MD, MPH Session Chair, Physicians for Social Responsibility

“Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima: source terms: health effects” HD, 38 min 53 sec, in English

Dr. Ian Fairlie Radiation Biologist and Independent Consultant

“Health Impacts of Radiation Release from Nuclear Facilities: Lessons Past and Present” HD, 31 min 41 sec, in English

Dr. Steven Wing Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina

“Post Fukushima Increases in Newborn Hypothyroidism on the West Coast of USA” HD, 16 min 38 sec, in English

Joseph Mangano Executive Director Radiation and Public Health Project

“Remark after Joseph Mangano Lecture and Introduction of Robert Alvalez” HD, 1 min 24 sec, in English

Andrew Kanter, MD, MPH Session Chair, Physicians for Social Responsibility

“Reducing the Risks of Spent Power Reactor Fuel” HD, 30 min 14 sec, in English

Robert Alvarez Senior Scholar, Institute for Policy Studies in Washington DC Former Senior Policy Advisor at the U.S. Energy Department under President Clinton

“Report from Japan: Introduction” HD, 3 min 24 sec, in English

Kazko Kawai Voices for Lively Spring

“Report from Japan: Health Effects Seen in Children” HD, 4 min 52 sec, in English

Yurika Hashimoto, MD Since June 2011, Dr. Hashimoto has seen more than 500 affected children

in Fukushima and other areas in East Japan.

“Report from Japan: Overall Health Situations in Japan” HD, 11 min 8 sec, in English

Mari Takenouchi Journalist Mari left Tokyo on March 15, 2011 for Okinawa. Concerned about the health situation in Japan, she sent a 56-page letter to the UN.

“Report from Japan: Debris~the World of Corruption~” HD, 12 min 33 sec, in English

Kazko Kawai Voices for Lively Spring Kazko became an activist when the debris problem arose.

“Report from Japan: My Observation in Japan” HD, 8 min 20 sec, in English

Jeffrey Patterson, DO President / Physicians for Social Responsibility

Dr. Patterson was engaged in talks in Japan after the IPPNW world congress in Hiroshima last August, and also took part in health interviews with local families.

“Report from Japan” HD, 1 min 34 sec, in English

Participant Comment

“Remark on Joseph Mangano Lecture” HD, 2 min 39 sec, in English

Donald Louria, MD Chairman Emeritus Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey

“Post-Fukushima Food Monitoring in the US” HD, 17 min 24 sec, in English

Cindy Folkers Radiation and Health Specialist Beyond Nuclear

“Gender Matters in the Atomic Age” HD, 17 min 30 sec, in English

Mary Olson Southeast Regional Director Nuclear Information & Resource Service

The NIRS radiation health effects page

“Seventy Years of Radioactive Risks in Japan and America” HD, 29 min 55 sec, in English

Kevin Kamps Specialist in High Level Waste Management and Transportation Beyond Nuclear

“My Experience with Nuclear Power” HD, 24 min 47 sec, in English

David Freeman Former Chair Tennessee Valley Authority

“Remark on David Freemam Lecture” HD, 1 min 36 sec, in English

Donald Louria, MD

“The Hazard of Low Level Ionizing Radiation: Controversy and Evidence” HD, 23 min 26 sec, in English

Dr. Herbert Abrams Stanford University, School of Medicine

“Q & A #3” HD, 58 min 53 sec, in English

Panelists: David Freeman Dr. Herbert Abrams Kevin Kamps Cindy Folkers

“Closing Remark”

HD, 33 min 04 sec, in English

Helen Caldicott, M.D. Helen Caldicott Foundation

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