Our mission is to promote and maintain a safe radiation environment for Washington University and Washington University Medical Center (Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Central Institute for the Deaf, Children’s Hospital, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the School of Medicine) by providing appropriate programs and services. Our commitment is to protect human health and the environment while ensuring regulatory compliance and protecting the interests of the University and the other participating institutions.

RADIATION SAFETY STAFF

Maxwell Amurao, Ph.D., MBA

Director of the Office of Radiation Safety

Services: Radioactive Material License and Compliance Support; Doses from Radioactive Material Use; Magnetic Resonance (NMR and MRI) Safety and Medical Physics Support; Radiation X-Ray Producing Equipment Safety and Medical Physics; Laser Safety; Teaching and Education

Kinda Abdin

Health Physicist I

Services: ALARA Personnel Dose Review; Cyclotrons and PET Isotopes; Radiation Producing Equipment Support; Dosimetry

Mairio Bradley

Radiation Safety Specialist II

Services: Laser Safety; Radioactive Waste Pickup and Disposal; Radioactive Material Orders; Survey Meter Calibration

Briana Davis

Assistant Radiation Safety Officer

Services: Radioactive Material Authorizations and Amendments; Drain Disposal of Radioactive Material; Radioactive Material Research Lab Inspections; Radiation Safety Training Information, Requirements, and Scheduling; Generally Licensed Radioactive Materials

Casey Delf

Radiation Safety Specialist III – IT

Services: Website Development & Maintenance; Report Writing; Information Systems; Radioactive Material Lab Inspections; Uranium and Thorium Use in Labs

Michael Harrod

Health Physicist I

Services: ALARA Personnel Dose Review; Dosimetry; Clinical Radioactive Material Use; MRI Support; Radiation Producing Equipment Support

Sonny Johnson

Radiation Safety Specialist I

Services: Radioactive Material Package Receipt; Radioactive Waste Pickup and Disposal

Brian Kim

Health Physicist I

Services: Radioactive Material Orders/Shipping/Transfers; Radioactive Waste Pickup and Disposal; Survey Meter Calibration and Repair; Bioassays

David Luechtefeld

Health Physicist II

Services: Clinical Radioactive Material Lab Inspections; Clinical Radioactive Material Use; Radioactive Material Inventory; Radioactive Sealed Sources; MRI Support

Karla Spafford

Radiation Safety Specialist III

Services: Decommissioning & Closeouts; Survey Meter Calibration and Repair

Dan Szatkowski

Associate Radiation Safety Officer

Services: Airborne Radioactivity Evaluations; Radioactive Material Spills; Radioactive Material Orders/Shipping/Transfers; Radioactive Waste Pickup and Disposal; Survey Meter Calibration & Repair; Laser Safety