Radiation Health Preparedness
Helping government agencies with preparation and response to nuclear accidents and disasters
Industries we serve
- Federal, state and local agencies
- Preparedness professionals
- Emergency management organizations
- Hospitals and public health departments
ORAU knows the management of mass casualty radiation emergencies. We provide broad based support for planning and responding to mass casualty radiological and nuclear disasters.
Our experts work with federal agencies to promote radiological and nuclear emergency preparedness planning by developing and implementing:
- Education and training programs
- Tools for clinicians and public health professionals
- Guidance documents
- Radiation risk communication products
- Message testing and program evaluation research
Important partnerships with federal agencies span more than two decades as ORAU provided real-world operational experience and support during radiation emergency incidents such as the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.
What we offer
ORAU professional expertise covers all aspects of radiation emergency preparedness, including web-based training, instructional design, state and local public health preparedness, radiation medicine and risk communication. ORAU has a 15-year partnership with the CDC in developing a broad variety of radiation emergency preparedness and response products.
Come talk to us about public health and healthcare preparedness capabilities
Come talk to us about public health and healthcare preparednes at the ORAU booth at the 2019 NACCHO Preparedness Summit March 26-29, 2019 in St. Louis.
The Preparedness Summit is the first and longest running national conference on public health preparedness. The Summit convenes a wide array of partners; presenting new research findings, sharing tools and resources and providing a variety of opportunities for attendees to learn how to implement model practices that enhance the nation’s capabilities to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters and other emergencies.
For information about ORAU’s health communication, preparedness and response needs, contact Marcus Weseman, M.P.A., vice president and senior associate director, Health Communication programs, at 865.576.3420 or email@example.com.