Radiation Safety Committee

Charge 

The committee will:

The Committee reports to the Executive Vice President for Research.

Committee Composition

Chair 
Designated by the President on recommendation from the Executive Vice President for Research from the membership. 

Membership 
One faculty representative from the School of Dentistry 
Five faculty representatives from the Medical School 
One faculty representative from the School of Nursing 
One faculty representative from the School of Public Health 
One student representative rotated among schools 
Others deemed appropriate and appointed by the President 

Ex Officio Membership (without vote) 
Executive Vice President & Chief Academic Officer
Director, Environmental Health and Safety 
Manager, Radiation Safety 
Manager, Environmental Protection 
Radiation Safety Officer, Memorial Hermann Hospital 


Term of Membership: Staggered three-year term with one term expiring each year.

2020 – 2021 Membership Roster

Chair: Dr. Ambro Van Hoof, Faculty, McGovern Medical School
Vice Chair: Dr. Carolyn Huynh, Faculty, School of Dentistry

Terms Expire August 31, 2021

Dr. Nils Johnson, Faculty, McGovern Medical School
Dr. Christopher Janssen, Center for Laboratory Animal Medicine & Care
Dr. Myron Arnaud, Faculty, School of Nursing
Mr. Otu Inyang, Student, School of Public Health

Terms Expire August 31, 2022

Dr. Lance Gould, Faculty, McGovern Medical School
Dr. Charles Darkoh, Faculty, School of Public Health
Dr. Akihiko Urayama, Faculty, McGovern Medical School
Dr. Ching Mei "Janet" Feng, Faculty, McGovern Medical School

Terms Expire August 31, 2023

Dr. Ambro Van Hoof, Faculty, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Nicholas Beckmann, Faculty, McGovern Medical School
Dr. Carolyn Huynh, School of Dentistry
Dr. Ali Azhdarinia, Faculty, McGovern Medical School
Dr. Pamela Wenzel, Faculty, McGovern Medical School
Dr. Alan Prossin, Faculty, McGovern Medical School

Ex Officio Members

Dr. Michael Blackburn,Executive Vice President & Chief Academic Officer
Dr. Robert Emery, Vice President for Safety, Health, Environment & Risk Management
Dr. Scott Patlovich, Director, Environmental Health & Safety
Dr. Janet Gutierrez, Manager, Radiation Safety Program, Assistant RSO
Mr. Alan Lucas, Manager, Environmental Protection Program
Dr. Tianliang Gu, Radiation Safety Officer, Memorial Hermann Hospital