Society News Archive

21 December 2001

The Board of Directors of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) has recommended the nomination of Dr. Thomas S. Tenforde as the next president of the NCRP. His election, along with the election of other officers of the Council and Council Members, will take place during the annual business meeting of the NCRP on April 11, 2002.

Dr. Tenforde is an Honorary Member of the Council, having served as the Scientific Vice President for Nonionizing Radiation from 1995 to 2000 and Chairman of NCRP Scientific Committee 89 on Nonionizing Radiation from 1992 to 2000. He chaired the Program Committee for the 1994 NCRP Annual Meeting. He was a member of Scientific Committee 1 on Epidemiology, Radiobiology, Risk, and Basic Radiation Protection Criteria from1992 to 2000. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors and the Nominating Committee from 1991 to 1996.

Dr. Tenforde is currently a Senior Chief Scientist at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory. His scientific career spans 30 years of research and management experience in the fields of biological effects of ionizing and nonionizing radiation, environmental and occupational health sciences, medical applications of radiation, surface chemistry of normal and cancer cells, and biological spectroscopy.