2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (28–31 October 2007)
Session No. 109 Monday, 29 October 2007
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 501

T127. Positive and Beneficial Aspects of Earth Sciences in Public Health (GSA Geology and Health Division; GSA Geology and Society Division)

Ulli Limpitlaw and Lynda B. Williams, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
109-11:35 PM HEALTH AND MINERALS: SKINNER, H. Catherine, GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS, YALE UNIVERSITY, BOX 208109, New Haven, CT 06521-8109, CATHERINE.SKINNER@YALE.EDU
109-21:55 PM BENEFICIAL MINERALS IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY: SMOLIGA, John A., Analytical Sciences, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc, 900 Ridgebury Rd, Ridgefield, CT 06877, john.smoliga@boehringer-ingelheim.com
109-32:10 PM EARTH MATERIALS IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE: LIMPITLAW, Ulli, Earth Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO 80639, diamspir@aol.com
109-42:25 PM HEALING WITH MINERALS AND INORGANIC SUBSTANCES: MIEDIEVAL TO PRESENT DAY LEVANTINE MEDICINE PRACTICE: LEV, Efraim, Department of Erets Israel Studies and School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905 Israel, efraiml@research.haifa.ac.il
109-52:40 PM BONE APATITE: THE SECRET IS IN THE CARBONATE: PASTERIS, Jill Dill, Dept of Earth & Planetary Sciences and Center for Materials Innovation, Washington University, Campus Box 1169, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899, PASTERIS@LEVEE.WUSTL.EDU, YODER, Claude H., Department of Chemistry, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA 17603, ROGERS, Keith D., Department of Materials & Medical Sciences, Cranfield University, Shrivenham Campus, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8LA, United Kingdom, STERNLIEB, Mitchell, Department of Chemistry, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA 17604, and MAN, Shuyi, Dept of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Washington Univ, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
109-62:55 PM MEDICAL APPLICATIONS OF CALCIUM AND OTHER “NON-TRADITIONAL” STABLE ISOTOPE SYSTEMS: SKULAN, Joseph, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wisconsin, 1215 W. Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706, jlskulan@geology.wisc.edu, ANBAR, Ariel D., School of Earth & Space Exploration and Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, and BULLEN, Thomas D., Branch of Regional Research, Water Resources Division, U.S. Geol Survey, MS 420, 345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025
 3:15 PM Break
109-73:30 PM BROAD-SPECTRUM IN VITRO ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITIES OF CLAY MINERALS AGAINST ANTIBIOTIC-SUSCEPTIBLE AND ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT BACTERIAL PATHOGENS: HAYDEL, Shelley E., School of Life Sciences and The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, 1001 McAllister Ave, CIDV, Box 875401, Tempe, AZ 85287-5401, Shelley.Haydel@asu.edu and WILLIAMS, Lynda B., School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Box 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404
109-83:45 PM CHEMICAL AND MINERALOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF FRENCH GREEN CLAYS USED FOR HEALING: WILLIAMS, Lynda B., School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Box 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, lynda.williams@asu.edu, HAYDEL, Shelley E., School of Life Sciences & Biodesign Inst, Arizona State University, Box 875401, Tempe, AZ 85287-5401, EBERL, Dennis D., U.S. Geological Survey, 3215 Marine St, Boulder, CO 80303-1066, and BLUM, Alex E., U.S. Geol Survey, M.S. 964 Box 25046 Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225-0046
109-94:00 PM SURFACE PROPERTIES OF SOME ANTIMICROBIAL CLAYS: BANK, Tracy L. and GIESE, Rossman F., Geology, University at Buffalo, 876 Natural Science Complex, Buffalo, NY 14260-3050, tlbank@buffalo.edu
109-104:15 PM THE MAN WHO SAVED ONE MILLION LIVES: REINBACHER, W. Rudolf, Palo Alto, CA 94303 and LIMPITLAW, Ulli, Earth Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO 80639, diamspir@aol.com
109-114:30 PM NATURALLY OCCURRING ASBESTOS - A RECURRING PUBLIC POLICY CHALLENGE: LEE, Richard J., STROHMEIER, Brian R., BUNKER, Kristin L., and VAN ORDEN, Drew R., RJ Lee Group, Inc, 350 Hochberg Road, Monroeville, PA 15146, bstrohmeier@rjlg.com
109-124:45 PM THE YUCCA MOUNTAIN PERFORMANCE CONFIRMATION PROGRAM: HENNING, Roger J.1, HANSEN, Francis1, and BARR, Deborah2, (1) Lead Laboratory - Performance Confirmation, Yucca Mountain Project, 1180 Town Center Drive, M/S LL 423, Las Vegas, NV 89144, Roger_Henning@ymp.gov, (2) Office of the Chief Scientist - Repository Science & Integration, U.S. Department of Energy, 1551 Hillshire Drive, M/S 523, Las Vegas, NV 89134
 5:00 PM Concluding Remarks

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