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  • 1. Eduardo Medina Gironzini Peruvian Society of Radioprotection
  • 2. Personal information • Nationality: Peruvian • Place of birth: Lima, Peru • Marital status: married • E-mail: Peru in Latin America /emedinagironzini /eduardo-medina-gironzini /radioproteccion /http://proteccion-radiologica.blogspot.comEduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 3. Education • Chemical Engineer National University San Antonio Abad. Cusco, Peru • Postgraduate in Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety University of Buenos Aires. Argentina • Second Professional Specialization in Radiation Protection National University of Engineering. Lima, Peru • Training in Radiation Protection in different countriesEduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 4. Employement • Radiation Protection Specialist at Technical Office of the National Authority – Peruvian Institute of Nuclear Energy- IPEN (since 1983) on issues about safety and radiation protection in medical and industrial use of radioactive sources and X-rays, evaluation of personnel and regulations (elaboration and review of standards, evaluation and inspection of facilities and regulatory infrastructure).Eduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 5. Employement • Former Director of Technology Transfer in IPEN and Former Director in the Training Center of Nuclear Studies, providing more than 100 courses/year on radiation protection addresses to 10 000 people (2002-2006). • Teacher of radiation protection courses.Eduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 6. • National Coordinator of IAEA Regional Project (ARCAL I, XVII, XX and LXVI) about radiation protection and regulatory aspects (1991-2001).Eduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 7. • IAEA expert and consultant in missions, workshops, technical meetings and courses about radiation protection and development of radiation protection infrastructure and regulations in Latin America and Vienna (since 1989). • Presenter of more than 50 papers in national and international events.Eduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 8. Publications• Books: “Radiation Protection in Diagnostic Radiology” (2005), “Radiation Protection in Dental Radiology” (2006) and “Radiations, Radiation Protection and Regulations” (2006).• Course booklet about radiation protection in industrial radiography, nuclear gauges, industrial irradiators, well logging, radiotherapy, nuclear medicine, radiology, etc.Eduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 9. Publications • Founder and Director of “Latin America Journal of Radiation Protection” (since 2011). • Founder and Director, “Technology and Development” Journal (2005- 2006).Eduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 10. Publications• Editor and Director of “Radiation Protection” ARCAL Bulletin, with 65000 copies distributed in 40 countries for 10 years (1991-2001).• Member IRPA Publications Commission (1992-1996).Eduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 11. Activities • President, Federation of Radiation Protection in Latin America and the Caribbean – FRALC , which comprises the Societies in the region (1993-1995 and 2011-2013). • General Secretary, Peruvian Society of Radioprotection (2011-2013) Zacatecas, México (1993) Medellin, Colombia (2010)Eduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 12. Activities • Coordinator of Radioprotection network (Yahoo Group) with 2500 members from 32 countries since 2002, • Coordinator of networks about radiations, medical physics, technology transfer and others.Eduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 13. Activities • President of the Organizing Committee, International Symposium on Radiation Protection (Cusco, April 2-4, 2012). Peruvian Society of Radioprotection 210 participants (Latin America, Spain, Portugal and USA) 8 courses, 78 papers, 9 technical sessions, video conference, …Eduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 14. Activities • Program Coordinator, Radiation Protection of Patients (since 2011). • Organizer of the Conferences on Radiation Protection of Patients (2009, 2011, 2012).Eduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 15. Activities • Support and advice in the promotion and creation of new radiation protection societies in Latin America Costa Rica and Bolivia in Asuncion, Paraguay (2009) Cusco (2011)Santiago de Chile, Chile (2010) Caracas, Venezuela (2011) San Salvador, El Salvador (2011) San José, Costa Rica (2011)Eduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 16. Other activities • Founder, Peruvian Society of Radioprotection (1987). President in 4 times. • Founding member of FRALC (1993) and First President. • Founding member of Ibero American Group on Radiation Protection Societies (1996). 1987 1993 1996Eduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 17. Other activities • President of the Organizing Committee of 2 International Congresses and 6 National Congresses about radiation protection since 1989.Eduardo Medina Gironzini
  • 18. Other activities Member, Organizing Committee of International Congresses in Latin America (since 1991). Cusco, PERU, 1995Buenos Aires, ARG, 1991 Acapulco, MEX, 2006 Lima, PERU, 2003 Recife, BRASIL, 2001 Zacatecas, MEX, 1993 La Habana, CUBA, 1998
  • 19. Other activities Coordinator, /Radioproteccion 4500 members (since nov. 2011)Eduardo Medina Gironzini
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