Society News Archive

18 April 2014
Nominations Requested for Radiation Advisory Committee Opening

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) staff office is seeking nominations of experts to serve on the Radiation Advisory Committee (RAC). Nominees should have demonstrated expertise in the following disciplines: fate and transport of radionuclides, radiation carcinogenesis, radiation exposure, radiation worker health and safety, radiological emergency response, radiological risk assessment, and radon exposure. The call for nominations can be found at

Since many members of Health Physics Society (HPS) have expertise in one or more of these areas, the HPS is very interested in making nominations to the EPA for the RAC openings. Qualified persons who are interested in serving on the EPA's Radiation Advisory Committee should contact HPS President Darrell Fisher ( as soon as practical.

More information on the SAB and the RAC can be found in the Committees and Memberships section of the EPA website.