2011 CIRMS Meeting
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20th Annual CIRMS Meeting
“Public Perception of Radiation”

October 17-20, 2011
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD
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Presentation Library

Monday Morning- Plenary Session
"Public perception of radiation"
W. Ralph Basham, Command Consulting Group; former Commissioner of the US Customs and Border Protection, former Director of the US Secret Service About the Speaker

"Radionuclide concentrations in food and the environment"
Kathryn Higley, Oregon State University

"Risk and dose optimization in computed tomography"
William Hendee, Medical College of Wisconsin

"Improving public perception of radiation processing by involving students"
Anthony Berejka, Ionicorp+, for Mark Driscoll, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

"History of CIRMS on its 20th Anniversary"
Randall Caswell, National Institute of Standards and Technology (retired)

Tuesday Morning- Plenary Session
"Patient risk (safety) in radiation therapy"
Michael Herman, Mayo Clinic

"Risk perception: Canadian opinions on nuclear and medical technologies pre- and post-Fukushima"
Nicholas Priest, AECL

"2011 Gunderson Award presented to Marshall Cleland, IBA Industrial, Inc"
International Registry of Radiation Safety Officers

"Food irradiation: A global perspective and future prospects"
Ron Eustice, Minnesota Beef Council

"Public perception of irradiation of food"
Anuradha Prakash, Chapman University

Wednesday Morning- Student Travel Grant Awards
"Effects of low-dose irradiation on the quality of fresh table grapes"
Gina Paek, Chapman University

"Design, development, and evaluation of a modified, anthropomorphic, head and neck quality assurance phantom for use in stereotactic radiosurgery"
Austin Faught, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

"Determining the effects of well-type chapter sample-volume dependence on the current clinical method used to determine the activity for Y-90 microsphere treatments"
Adam Paxton, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Wednesday Morning- Plenary Session
"From heat shrink to shape memory to flexible bioelectronics: Why radiation doesn't deserve a bad wrap"
Walter Voit, The University of Texas at Dallas & Syzygy Memory Plastics

"Advanced imaging technology safety and health program"
Jill Segraves, Transportation Safety Administration