Improving health and reducing inequities worldwide

The Great East Japan Earthquake and Disasters: One Year Later

March 19, 2012 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute
401 Parnassus Avenue Room 190

Sponsored by the UCSF Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics and Global Health Sciences. Click on links to see presentations.


9—9:30 Registration and Light Breakfast
9:30—10 Opening remarks Craig Van Dyke, MD (UCSF) and Hiroshi Inomata, Consul General of Japan
10—10:30 Hiroshi Nimura, MD (Kudan Clinic)
Medical Casualties from Earthquake and Tsunami
10:30—11 Mitsuyoshi Urashima, MD, PhD (Jikei University)
Radiation Contamination in Fukushima
11—11:15 Break
11:15—11:45 Toshifumi Kishimoto, MD, PhD (Nara Medical University)
Experience of the Tsunami
11:45—12:15 Hisako Watanabe, MD, PhD (Keio University School of Medicine)
The Manifold Impact of Radiation on Children and Families in Fukushima
12:15—1:30 Lunch
1:30—1:50 Stephen Mahin, PhD (Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center)
Earthquake and Tsunami Mitigation in Japan
1:50—2:10 Arrietta Chakos, MPA
Building Individual and Community Resilience
2:10—2:30 Break
2:30—2:50 Mary Comerio, MSW, MA (UC Berkeley)
Post-Disaster Housing
2:50—3:10 James Seward, MD, MPP, MMM (UCSF and UC Berkeley)
Radiation and Health
3:10—3:30 John I. Takayama, MD, MPH (UCSF)
UCSF Response to the Earthquake and Related Disasters in Japan
3:30—4:15 Panel Discussion
4:15—5 Reception