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Radiation Emergency Medicine

Success Stories

ORAU has worked to build an unmatched reputation in training and the medical management of radiation emergencies for more than 30 years.

Our qualified staff provides hands-on continuing medical education training and through an interdisciplinary radiation emergency medical response approach, we maintain around-the-clock emergency response teams capable of providing medical and health physics consultation on radiation accidents worldwide.

Some of our most recent training and emergency response successes include:

REAC/TS Cytogenetic Biodosimetry Laboratory conducts international exercise to estimate radiation dose

REAC/TS recently facilitated an international exercise that involved the scoring of abnormal chromosomes used for radiation dose estimation.

REAC/TS provides training to test safe handling of radiological material in extreme environments

REAC/TS supported a DOE exercise at the U.S. Army Cold Regions Test Center to test the safe characterization, stabilization, packaging and shipment of radiological materials in extreme environments.

REAC/TSREAC/TS provides training for international emergency responders

REAC/TS traveled to Iraq, South Africa and Morocco to train physicians, nurses and first responders for emergencies involving radioactive materials.

REAC/TS joins IAEA Response Asset Network

REAC/TS added to its international reputation by joining the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Response Assistance Network (RANET).