Course Description

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    Module I: Personal and Global Realities of the Nuclear Era

    • Presenter's Bio

    • Abstract

    • Learning Objectives

    • Global and Personal Realities

    • Short Answer Quiz

    • Questions for Deeper Reflection

    • Extra Readings and Resources

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    Module II: Nuclear War - Why we should be concerned about the nuclear arms race

    • Presenter's Bio

    • Abstract

    • Learning Objectives

    • Part 1: The Atomic Era

    • Part 2: One Bomb to Rule Them All

    • Part 3: Nuclear War Plans

    • Short Answer Quiz

    • Questions for Deeper Reflection

    • Recommended Readings

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    Module III: The American Nuclear Landscape: Is our country prepared for a nuclear crisis?

    • Presenter's Bio

    • Abstract

    • Learning Objectives

    • Video Presentation: The American Nuclear Landscape

    • Multiple Choice Quiz

    • Questions for Deeper Reflection

    • Recommended Readings

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    Module IV: Personal & Family Protection in the Enhanced Radiation Environment

    • Presenter's Bio

    • Abstract

    • Learning Objectives

    • Part 1: How to Survive a Nuclear War

    • Part 2: Shielding from Gamma Photos

    • Part 3: How Long to Remain Sheltered

    • Part 4: Radionuclide Contamination

    • True or False Quiz

    • Questions for Deeper Reflection

    • Recommended Readings

Instructor(s)

Tedd Weyman

Presenter

Tedd Weyman is the Deputy Director of the Uranium Medical Research Center* (UMRC), New York and Toronto. He served as the Field Investigation Team Lead for UMRC’s studies of the effects of uranium weapons in Iraq, Afghanistan and Gaza.

Isaac Zimmerman

Presenter

Isaac Zimmerman, BS, JD, graduated from the University of Toronto in 2003 with a Bachelors of Science and majors in Human Biology and Physics. He received his Juris Doctor from the SUNY Buffalo Law School in 2013 and is a licensed attorney in the State of New York. Isaac has been a staff member of Uranium Medical Research Centre since 2001. He has published several articles and abstracts on depleted uranium contamination and presented at international conferences including meetings of the Health Physics Society, the Radiological Society of North America, the World Conference on Lung Cancer, and the World Congress of Nuclear Medicine and Biology.

Instructor(s)

Dr. Linda Shakoor

Presenter

Linda Redfield Shakoor earned her PhD in 2017 in Leadership and Policy from Niagara University. The focus of her dissertation was radiation emergency preparedness of Western New York State nursing students, medical professionals and first responders.

Paul Zimmerman

Presenter

Paul Zimmerman is a researcher, educator and author with over 30 years experience working on nuclear issues. He was a lecturer in World Life Institute’s Radiation Emergency Management (REM) seminars for first responders and medical personnel from 1989 to 1993. He subsequently served from 1993 to 2015 as a researcher at the Uranium Medical Research Center.