Wood Johnson Medical School Research Committee has established
a Laboratory Safety Sub-committee. One of its responsibilities
is to set policy and establish the general procedures
for the safe use of radiation sources. Its membership
is representative of the areas within the Medical School
in which sources of radiation are used. The Director
of Rutgers Environmental Health and Safety, Rutgers
University, is a permanent member of this Committee.
is appointed by the Dean of Robert Wood Johnson Medical
School, and is charged with:
the Medical Schools radiation safety policy
in such a manner as to:
compliance with all federal and state regulations;
through a sound safety program, the use of radiation;
against unwarranted radiation exposure of RWJMS
personnel and the public and to protect RWJMS
property and liability.
as trustee to assure the continued quality of the
Radiation Safety Program.
any difference between faculty and REHS concerning
Safety Sub-Committee meets as often as is necessary
to carry out its functions, or when a Committee member
so requests. Binding Committee deliberations require
the presence of a majority of its members or alternates.
(An alternate may be designated by an individual member
who cannot attend a specific meeting. For that meeting,
the alternate has the full rights of the member). Committee
deliberations are normally informal, but will follow
Roberts Rules of Order if so requested by a member.
Minutes of all Committee meetings are recorded and kept
by both the Chairperson and the Secretary.
are specialized geographical or professional needs,
the Laboratory Safety Sub-Committee may establish sub-committees.
These subcommittees serve at the pleasure of, and their
deliberations are subject to the review of, the parent
Research Committee. Communication between the Chairperson
of the sub- committee be a member of the parent committee
and that the minutes of subcommittee meetings be filed
with the parent committee. To assure liaison between
subcommittees and REHS, it is required that the secretary
of each subcommittee be a member of REHS.Any faculty,
staff member, or student is strongly encouraged to contact
a member of the Committee to discuss any issues of concern
regarding any aspect of our program.
RWJMS Committee Members
|T.J. Thomas, Chair
||Associate Professor, Molecular Genetics, Microbiology & Immunology
||Assistant Professor, Physiology and Biophysics
||Associate Dean for Research - Representative of
||Director, Kessler Teaching Labs
||Associate Professor, Biochemistry
|Patrick McDermott, RSO
||University Health Physicist
||Associate Professor, CABM
Associate Professor, Occupational Health, EOHSI