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'Atomic Man' physician to lecture

Thursday, April 24, 2008
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
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Location: WSU Tri-Cities, Richland, WA

The doctor who treated the "Atomic Man" following a Hanford chemical accident in 1976 will speak April 24 at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

Dr. Bryce Breitenstein was the occupational medicine physician for the Hanford Environmental Health Foundation from 1974 to 1989. He led the team that provided care for Mr. Harold McCluskey a 64-year-old Hanford chemical operations technician who suffered a serious accident in August 1976. McCluskey died 11 years later in 1987 of coronary artery disease, unrelated to the radiation exposure. 

The event is in the Consolidated Information Center, Room 120, at 2770 University Drive, Richland. A

dmission is free and open to the public.


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