Blue Ribbon Panel

A panel of internationally prominent experts in the field of radiation research whose membership was selected by RERF’s funding agencies. The Panel met with RERF researchers in Hiroshima during 5?7 February 1996 and in Nagasaki on 8 February 1996. The Panel’s report was submitted on 2 July 1996.

Members of the Blue Ribbon Panel:

Roger H. Clarke (Chairman) Director, National Radiological Protection Board, UK

Tadao Shimao President, Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association

H. Jack Geiger Professor and Chairman, Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, City University of New York Medical School

Wataru Mori President, Japanese Association of Medical Sciences

Herbert L. Abrams Professor of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine

Dan Beninson President of the Board of Directors, National Board of Nuclear Regulation, Argentina

Valerie Beral Director, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, UK

Keith H. Lokan Director, Australian Radiation Laboratory

Albrecht M. Kellerer Professor and Director, Radiation Biology Institute, Ludwig Maximillians University, Munich

Colin R. Muirhead (Technical Assistant to the Panel), National Radiological Protection Board, UK