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VCU Committees

Radiation Safety/Radioactive Drug Research


This fifteen member committee is mandated by federal law to review uses of radioactive materials. The committee serves an advisory and regulatory function.


To ensure the safe use of radioactivity and radiation admitting devices both in research and medical application.


The full committee meets quarterly, but a smaller executive committee meets frequently by phone and mail to review the approximately 50 applications a year to utilize radioactive materials.

Procedures for Appointment

The Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies appoints this committee which receives staff support from the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.


Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies
Phone: 804-828-0732