Radiation Physics Specialist
The former Job Title associate with this job was Radium Curator,
a legacy from the early and mid 20th century when radium
was the only radioactiveelement used therapeutically. In the early 80's there were many nuclides used.
Monitored radiological conditions in the UVA hospital for
patients undergoing intracavitary treatments with
radioctive sources . This is called Brachytherapy.
- Posted safety guidelines for staff work with patients who were treated with radioactive sources
- Prepared sources and for implantation and ordered radionuclides for therapeutic use
- Planned and calculated treatment plans using a computerized treatment planning system
- Measured radiation exposure and dosages with thermoluminescent crystals and a variety of electronic monitoring devices
Physicans and PhD's with technical aspects of academic research
and was listed as an author on this paper: