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Radiation Epidemiology Branch Professional Service

Editorial Service

Radiation Epidemiology Branch senior staff members mentor junior staff, visiting fellows, and students, serve as journal reviewers, and are editors or members of editorial boards:

NIH Committee Service

Branch staff are active on NIH, NCI and DCEG committees.

  • Dr. Linet is Chair of the DCEG Promotion and Tenure Review Panel.
  • Alina Brenner, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., serves on the Committee of Scientists.
  • Dr. Hatch serves on the Technical Evaluation Protocol.
  • Dr. Morton serves on the Intramural NCI Data Access Committee, database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP).
  • Dr. Morton is DCEG Women Scientists Advisor.
  • Sara Schonfeld, Ph.D., serves on the DCEG Office of Education Advisory Group Committee.

International and National Radiation Committee Service

REB senior scientists have particularly heavy responsibilities associated with radiation committee work that involves substantial time commitments.

  • Mark Little, D.Phil., and Dr. Simon are elected members of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement (NCRP). Dr. Simon is Vice-President of the NCRP Program Area Committee on Radiation Measurements and Dosimetry, and Chair of the Committee on Biological Effectiveness of Low Linear-Energy Transfer Radiation as a Function of Energy.
  • Dr. Simon is a member of a committee of the International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements on Methods for Retrospective Assessment of Individual Doses for Exposures to Ionizing Radiation for Emergency Decision Making.
  • Dr. Simon serves on panels appointed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the General Counsel/Public Health Division to review public requests to establish Special Exposure Cohorts under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA).
  • Dr. Linet is a member of the National Academy of Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board.
  • Choonsik Lee, Ph.D., serves on the International Commission on Radiological Protection, Committee 2, Task Group CPRT.
  • Dr. Hatch serves on CHER (Cooperation on Chernobyl Health Research), an IARC-based initiative to develop a long-term research agenda on Chernobyl.