The Radiation Safety Office (RSO) is responsible for and oversees the safe use of radiation and radioactive material on all University of Louisville campuses, University Hospital, and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center. The RSO performs services to insure compliance with State of Kentucky radioactive materials licenses, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, and other pertinent laws, regulations and guidlines. It is also the lead agent to keeping radiation exposure to employees as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA). It consults as well with local agencies on radiation safety matters and maintains an active participation in professional organizations that are concerned with the practice of radiation safety.
Questions regarding the Radiation Safety Program can be directed to the Radiation Safety Officer, or call 852-5231.