Night with the Experts: Katsumi Furitsu – National Radioactive Waste Coalition

Night with the Experts: Katsumi Furitsu

Date(s) - 10/27/2022
7:00 pm CDT – 8:00 pm CDT


Advocacy for Radiation Victims

Dr. Katsumi Furitsu is a quiet but strong-willed medical doctor, devoting her life to the treatment of radiation victims and participating in various campaigns for peace and a nuclear-free society both at home and abroad.  She is also a part-time lecturer (genetics and basic medical radiology) at the Hyogo College of Medicine.  Dr. Furitsu is head of the secretariat of the Osaka-based Chernobyl Relief Group of Kansai, and a member of the Campaign Against Radiation Exposure.  Since 2004, Dr. Furitsu has been a member of the steering committee and science team of the International Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons (ICBUW), and since 2005, a member of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW).


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