Radiation Protection Committee (RPC)

Georgia State University is licensed to possess certain radioactive materials by the State of Georgia. The Radiation Protection Committee is charged with the task of advising the President of the University on matters related to the use of these materials on GSU’s campus. The committee reviews all applications for radioactivity-producing machines and substances and has the authority to enforce all safety guidelines set forth by the Radiation Safety Program.

Documents for submitting protocols can be found on the Obtaining Authorization to Order, Possess, and Use Radioactive Materials page.

Committee Members:

Name Affiliation
Dan Benardot
Chair
Nutrition & Dietetics
Zehava Eichenbaum Biology
Christopher Hill Provost Office
Mary Karom Neuroscience Laboratory Supervisor
John Lovelace Community Member
Murad Sarsour Physics & Astronomy
Jun Yin Chemistry
Quintena Tinson

Research Safety Officer, Research & Environmental Safety
Betsy Butler
Ex officio member, without vote
Senior Biosafety Officer, Research & Environmental Safety