e Radiation Safety Program serves a dual role wi in e University. First, to help minimize occupationally related exposures to radiation, and second, to ensure at all radioactive materials used are in compliance wi e rules and regulations of Georgia DNR, FDA, and EPA and at machine-produced radiation use is consistent wi regulations of e Georgia DHR and FDA. Radiation Safety Committees Guidelines_2.docx Revision Date: 19--11 1 of 8. P. URPOSE. is Guideline document describes membership, function, meeting, and voting requirements for each of e Radiation Safety Committees. SCOPE. is guideline applies to all Emory University employees, students and volunteers at any of eFile Size: 74KB. Committee Overview. e Radiation Control Council serves as e general policy-making and internal regulating body for activities at Emory University at involve e use of radiation and radioactive material. e Radiation Control Council delegates au ority to Radiation Safety for enforcement of Radiation Safety policies and procedures. Committee Overview. Radiation Safety Committee I reviews e human use of radioactive material at Emory. Specific information about e membership and meetings of e Radiation Safety Committee I can be found in Radiation Safety Committees document linked below.. e duties and responsibilities of e Radiation Safety Committee I include. Committee Overview. e Radioactive Drug Research Committee (RDRC) is a subcommittee of e Emory University Radiation Safety Committee for Human Use (RSC I). e RDRC reviews certain research protocols involving radioactive compounds as required by FDA regulations (21 CFR 361.1). Annual updates to your biological, chemical and/or radiation safety registrations should be completed at e same time. Go to www.emory.bioraft.com. Login using Emory ID and password. Update e Hazard Assessment checklist. Check personnel list is up to date. Emory University Radiation Safety Committee (RSC) approval is required for studies at involve imaging procedures at utilize ionizing radiation, such as x-rays, CT scans or Nuclear Medicine Imaging scans. Procedures such as Echocardiogram or MRI do not involve ionizing radiation and us do not require Radiation Safety Committee review. e Department of Radiation Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine is committed to using e latest technologies to provide highly individualized treatment for patients. Our dors are board certified radiation oncologists at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Winship has over 250 active clinical trials and is Georgia's only National Cancer Institute. Phase I: Researchers test a new drug or treatment in a small group of people for e first time to evaluate its safety, determine a safe dosage range, and identify side effects. Phase II: e drug or treatment is given to a larger group of people to see if it is effective and to fur er evaluate its safety. 16, · e licensee, rough e Radiation Safety Officer, shall ensure at radiation safety activities are being performed in accordance wi licensee-approved procedures and regulatory requirements. A licensee's management appoint, in writing, one or more Associate Radiation Safety Officers to support e Radiation Safety Officer. Wi in Emory Nobles leads e research administrative and compliance departments [Strategic Initiatives, Clinical Research, Conflict of Interest, Environmental Heal and Safety, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Institutional Review Board, Research Administration Services, Research Grants and Contracts, Sponsored Programs] wi. 31, · Since , he has served as member of e U.S. delegation to e United Nations Scientific Committee on e Effects of Atomic Radiation. He is e au or of Radiation reats and Your Safety: A Guide to Preparation and Response for Professionals and Community, a book specifically directed at audiences wi out radiation protection expertise. Close. e following schedule applies to applications requiring IRB review at a fully convened meeting, not to ose eligible for expedited review. Expedited reviews are conducted on a rolling basis, as are determinations of exemption and non-human subjects research. Radiation Safety for Security and Emergency Mr. Johnson Chaired e History Committee and organized e special half-day program. Fear of Radiation, A History, An invited 90-minute keynote speaker presentation at e A 90-minute presentation to about 25 at a dinner meeting of e Oakdale Emory United Me odist Men, ober 1, . Radiation Safety: Complete Radiation Sum y Form, and e Human Studies Application for Radiation Use, and print, sign, and submit by fax (404-727-9778) or scanned email to Ike Hall ([email protected]). Also upload Radiation Sum y Form into eIRB submission, under Miscellaneous Documents. e Radiation Sum y Form determines what consent. Feb 02, · Kimberly Applegate, MD, MS, FACR, is professor of radiology and pediatrics and director of practice quality improvement in radiology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.She serves on e American College of Radiology Board of Chancellors, completing a 2-year term as e first woman to be elected ACR Council Speaker, and has chaired e ACR national guidelines. Charge. e University of Pennsylvania’s Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is responsible for enforcing NIH guidelines and policies relevant to university-related use or transfer of recombinant or syn etic nucleic acids (r·s·NA) or cells, organisms, and viruses containing r·s·NA. Dr. Applegate’s research interests are centered in appropriate use of imaging, particularly abdominal imaging. radiation dose, and quality and safety. In 2006, she began work on e Steering Committee for e Image Gently campaign to use radiation imaging in children more appropriately worldwide. Reminder: It is e responsibility of e Emory Principal Investigator to notify ancillary review committees if changes are made to approved research at impact e reviews of ese committees. Examples include, but are not limited to, changes in radiation, conflicts of interest, and biosafety. In addition ere are rotations in informatics and radiation safety and dosimetry. • Because of e collaborative training relationship between Emory and Alliance Medical Physics, residents will visit most Emory campuses and many hospital systems in e Atlanta metro area as part of eir training. e Research Safety and Animal Welfare Administration (RSAWA) is a unit in e Office of Research Administration (ORA). e pri y focus of RSAWA activities is to support UCLA research programs in eir efforts to enhance and fur er improve e safety of workers and e environment, e physical security of research areas, and e welfare of laboratory animals. Zoom On: Kimberley Applegate, Professor of Radiology, Emory University - challenges and research interests. e Biosafety and Radiation Safety Committee (BRSC) has been established to monitor research and teaching proposals involving e use of micro-organisms of Risk Group 2 or higher, in vivo use of imported biological products, specimens of human origin (including blood products), recombinant DNA and ionising radiation sources. Continuing Dental Education (CDE) at Emory is committed to satisfying e relevant educational needs and interests of e dental professional rough quality courses designed to enhance knowledge, skills and behavior. CDE will provide educational experiences at are relevant to . trained in Emergency Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta (2000 to 2003) where he served as a Chief Resident before completing a subspecialty fellowship in Medical Toxicology at Emory University, Georgia Poison Center and e Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. H. e National Institutes of Heal (NIH) require us to have an IBC. e committee approves procedures for procurement, use, storage, transportation and disposal of biohazardous material. IBC meetings are open to e public. e agenda is posted at least 24 hours prior to e meeting. Meeting minutes are posted on is page as ey become available. 3.0 If a committee is listed, you must apply to each of e listed committees using eir current and arate application process. ID EHSO - Radiation Safety Office of Quality Manager 4.0 * Will ere be any clinical professional or technical charges (e.g., for drugs, medical devices, laboratory. Radiation Safety Committee Meeting Requirements. If a Radiation Safety Committee (RSC) is required, do all designated members of e RSC have to be present to have a meeting? [ CFR 35.24(f)] (Q&A ID 130) No. CFR 35.24(f) sets out e requirements for e RSC, should one be necessary. ese requirements do not specify at all. omas M. Austin Jr., MD (Emory University Hospital) followed wi a presentation on Radiation Safety Perception and Practices among Pediatric Anes esiologists. Dangers wi medical radiation exposure include cataracts, skin lesions, joint issues, cancer, and bir defects. 16, · is report describes a systematic approach for effectively managing radiation safety programs at medical facilities. is is accomplished by defining and emphasizing e roles of an institution's executive management, radiation safety committee, and radiation safety officer. Radiation Safety Office Supports New Radio erapy Procedure at UNC Medical Center. e Radiation Safety Office (RSO) supported e Nuclear Medicine Division of Radiology in e design, planning, licensing, training, and implementation of a new radio erapy procedure used to treat pediatric patients wi neuroblastoma. 29, · is has prompted an in-dep evaluation of current practice patterns to review e extent to which radiation safety principles, and Blood Institute and National Cancer Institute held at Emory University in ember . 5. As illustrated in a study by Busey et al., most Committee on Quality of Heal Care in America. Crossing e. Status quo: A Radiation Safety Committee (RSC) is required for all modalities in a medical institution. Pros. Licensee familiarity and continuation of established radiation safety programs. 2. Provision for communication between disciplines & departments in a single committee, wi a radiation safety . Radiation Heal Committee minutes - 13-14 ember . Radiation Heal Committee Minutes 2–3 y Radiation Heal Committee Minutes 2–3 y . Radiation Heal Committee minutes - 12-13 ch Radiation Heal Committee minutes - 12-13 ch . . Radiation Heal Committee Minutes 9– ober . Member, Proposal Evaluation Subcommittee, Radiation 2003-2005 Safety Committee, Vanderbilt University Co-Principal Investigator, Emory Vaccine and Treatment 2008-. a safe workplace. Alvin Harding, Jr., e Location Safety Officer, makes regular inspections and holds regular safety meetings. He also meets wi management to plan and implement fur er improvements in our safety program. Common sense and personal interest in safety are still e greatest guarantees of your safety at work, on e road, and at. Saber H, Rajah GB, Kherallah RY, Jadhav AP, Narayanan S. Comparison of e efficacy and safety of rombectomy devices in acute stroke: a network meta-analysis of randomized trials. J Neurointerv Surg. . (8):729-34. PMID: 29246906. 2. Committee Meetings and Employee Involvement ♦ Establish procedures for employee input, i.e. to receive suggestions, report hazards, and o er pertinent safety and heal information. ♦ Include employee input on agenda for safety committee meetings. ♦ Hold mon ly meetings. ♦ Keep meeting . In his clinical practice he focuses on GU, GI and Head and Neck Cancers. He is e Chair of e Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO) Track Task Force for e PRO meeting launched for e first time at ASTRO Annual Meeting. He also currently serves as Chair of e ASTRO Payment Reform Work Group and as e ASTRONews Senior Editor. BA, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, Postgraduate Education Radiation Oncology Residency, University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, -2022 Intern Preliminary Medicine Year, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, yland, - Hospital/Institution Appointments. e study had not been approved by Emory's radiation safety committee yet (ano er checkpoint when any radiation is needed). And ey questioned whe er language contained in an introductory letter to physicians could be considered an advertisement, which . At Emory University, she chairs e Radiation Control Council which reviews policy, clinical and research activities involving e use of ionizing radiation. Kimberly is dedicated to service in organized radiology—she is e President of e Association for University Radiologists (AUR) Research and Education Foundation, Past President of AUR. 22, · Information Notice No. 90-71: Effective Use of Radiation Safety Committees to Exercise Control Over Medical Use Programs UNITED STATES NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION OFFICE OF NUCLEAR MATERIAL SAFETY AND SAFEGUARDS WASHINGTON, D.C. 20555 ember 6, 1990 Information Notice No. 90-71: EFFECTIVE USE OF RADIATION SAFETY COMMITTEES . Emory University motto e Board of Trustees governs e university by establishing policy and exercising fiduciary responsibility for e long-term well-being of e institution. e board and its Executive Committee act on recommendations from board committees, university officers, and e University Senate. face-to-face meetings, are gaining access to DocuSign for electronic signature capture, and are communicating wi eir associated committees (e.g., IRB, IACUC, Biosafety, Radiation Safety) to ensure at all members have e capability of participating in virtual meetings. 15, · ree leaders in radiation oncology, including clinicians and researchers from Duke University, Massachusetts General Hospital and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, have been named recipients of e American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Gold Medal, e highest honor bestowed upon members of e world’s largest radiation oncology society.