Radiation Safety Committee

Charge 
The committee will:

  • Formulate and recommend policy in the use of radioactive materials and other sources of radiation;
  • Monitor their use in compliance with the Texas Department of State Health Service's regulations and UTHealth policy;
  • Assure compliance with federal regulations; and
  • Set standards for radiation safety.

The Committee reports to the Executive Vice President for Research.

Committee Composition

Chair
 

Designated by the President on recommendation from the Executive Vice President for Research from the membership. 

Membership 
One faculty representative from the School of Dentistry 
Five faculty representatives from the Medical School 
One faculty representative from the School of Nursing 
One faculty representative from the School of Public Health 
One student representative rotated among schools 
Others deemed appropriate and appointed by the President 

Ex Officio Membership (without vote) 
Executive Vice President for Research 
Executive Director, Environmental Health and Safety 
Manager, Radiation Safety 
Manager, Environmental Protection 
Radiation Safety Officer, Memorial Hermann Hospital 

Term of Membership
 
Staggered three-year term with one term expiring each year.

2012 – 2013 Membership Roster

Chair: Dr. Andrew Bean, Faculty, Medical School
Vice Chair: Dr. Louis Wagner, Faculty, Medical School

Terms Expire August 31, 2013

Dr. Lance Gould, Faculty, Medical School
Dr. Usha Joseph, Faculty, Medical School
Dr. Joe Hasapes, Faculty, LBJ General Hospital
Dr. Katherine Normand, Faculty, Medical School
Mr. Jason Edward Matney, Student, GSBS

Terms Expire August 31, 2014

Dr. Zhi-Dong Jiang, Faculty, School of Public Health
Dr. Ambro Van Hoof, Faculty, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Louis Wagner, Faculty, Medical School
Dr. Rene Flores, School of Nursing

Terms Expire August 31, 2015

Dr. Andrew Bean, Faculty, Medical School
Mr. David McCue,School of Nursing
Dr. Nils Johnson, Faculty, Medical School

Dr. Vanessa Jensen, Animal Care
Dr. Wenjian Zhang, Faculty, School of Dentistry

Ex Officio Members

Dr. George Stancel, Executive Vice President for Academic and Research Affairs
Dr. Robert Emery, Vice President for Safety, Health, Environment & Risk Management
Mr. Bruce Brown, Director, Environmental Health & Safety
Dr. Janet Gutierrez, Manager, Radiation Safety Program, Assistant RSO
Mr. Alan Lucas, Manager, Environmental Protection Program
Dr. Charles Beasley, Radiation Safety Officer, Memorial Hermann Hospital