Sara Dumit has been selected to receive the 2022 John D. Boice Young Investigator Award from the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements. Dr. Dumit completed her PhD in pharmaceutical sciences at Washington State University. Her research utilized USTUR data to study the decorporation of plutonium from the human body during treatment with chelating agents such as DTPA. She continues to study actinide chelation and develop biokinetic models as a part of her work as a Health Physicist at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). During 2021, Dr. Dumit also had the distinction of attending the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. The meeting, which was held virtually, provided her with the unique opportunity to interact with Nobel Laureates from around the world.

For more information about Dr. Dumit’s selection for this award, visit the NCRP website.