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U.S. Transuranium and Uranium Registries Learning from Plutonium and Uranium Workers



  • 2017 Annual Report

    The FY2017 USTUR Annual Report has been completed and is available for download. It summarizes organization, activities, and scientific accomplishments at the USTUR from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017.

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  • USTUR director attends EURADOS internal dosimetry meeting and 2017 ICRP Symposium

    Sergei Tolmachev attended the plenary meeting of the European Radiation Dosimetry Group’s (EURADOS) Working Group 7 (WG7) on internal dosimetry in Paris, France. USTUR/EURADOS WG7 discussed progress toward modeling the decorporation of plutonium following treatment with DTPA and EDTA.

    Following the EURADOS WG7 meeting, Dr. Tolmachev attended the International Commission on Radiological Protection’s (ICRP) 2017 Symposium.

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  • Faculty present USTUR research at radiochemistry conference

    George Tabatadze at APSORC 2017

    Sergei Tolmachev and George Tabatadze attended the 2017 Asia-Pacific Symposium on Radiochemistry (APSORC) in South Korea on September 17-22. While there, Dr. Tolmachev gave a presentation on the analysis of plutonium oxide in tissues of occupationally exposed workers, and Dr. Tabatadze presented his research on the use of the iQID (ionizing-radiation quantum imaging detector) digital autoradiography system to image bone-seeking radionuclides in human tissue samples.

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  • Dr. Tabatadze elected president of Columbia Chapter of Health Physics Society

    George Tabatadze has become a president-elect of the Columbia Chapter of the Health Physics Society (CCHPS). He began his three-year term in July 2017 and will serve one-year terms as president-elect, president, and past president between 2017 – 2019, respectively. The Columbia Chapter of the Health Physics Society (established in 1960) is a professional organization whose members are specialists in radiation safety. The CCHPS mission is to support its members in the practice of their profession and to promote excellence in the science and practice of radiation safety.

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