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 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.
ORAU preparedness resources advance local readiness
ORAU, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Healthcare Preparedness and Response Team has helped identify pressing healthcare preparedness planning needs at the local level and subsequently informed the collaborative development of several preparedness resources.
For information about ORAU’s health communication, preparedness and response solutions, contact Freddy Gray, director, Health Communication and Preparedness programs, at 865.576.0029 or firstname.lastname@example.org.