Parker Lectures

Parker Lectures

The Herbert M. Parker Foundation sponsors a public lecture to honor Mr. Parker’s legacy of ethical and scientific standards and his concern for protection of people and the environment. The lecture is designed to enhance the public’s understanding of scientific and technological issues and their impacts on society—to better understand the benefits of “good science.”

Upcoming Lecture(s)

The 2016 Herbert M. Parker Lecture will take place on Wednesday April 6 at 2:00 p.m. and Thursday April 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the East Auditorium of the WSU Tri-Cities campus. Dr. Antone (Tony) Brooks, a retired WSU-TC Professor of Environmental Science, will be speaking on radiation research as well as his personal experiences.

“Irradiated: How Does the Body Respond to Low Doses?”
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
Dr. Brooks will provide an overview of the data derived from the DOE Low Dose Radiation Research Program and discuss the implications on radiation and cancer risk assessment.

“Irradiates: My Experience”
Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Brooks will provide a journey through his experiences working with radiation, especially internally deposited radioactive material.

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