Radiation Safety Office

Eastern Virginia Medical School is licensed to possess and use radioactive material by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Each individual proposing to use radioactive material in research is required, by license conditions, to submit applications that document previous training and experience with radioactive material and describes the specific radionuclide and proposed protocol. Individuals authorized to use these materials are either:

  • Authorized Users - faculty members
  • Qualified Users - laboratory technicians and students
  • Restricted Users - individuals that have not had prior training that must work under direct supervision of an Authorized User