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BER Supported Program at ORAU Received $70 Million NIOSH Grant
Published: September 25, 2002
Posted: October 04, 2002

The Radiation Internal Dose Information Center (RIDIC) at ORAU was recently awarded a five-year $70 million contract to estimate the occupational radiation dose received by approximately 40,000 workers around the Nation. In collaboration with Dade Moeller & Associates and MJW Corporation, Inc., researchers will reconstruct the radiation doses of more than 8,000 individuals per year, which includes workers from various DOE facilities. BER has a long history of supporting the development of the computational codes at RIDIC that will be used in this contract to estimate human exposure.

Contact: Dean Cole, SC-73, 3-3268
Topic Areas:

  • Research Area: Human Subjects Research
  • Legacy: Low Dose Radiation, Radiobiology

Division: SC-23.2 Biological Systems Science Division, BER
      (formerly SC-73 Medical Sciences Division, OBER)


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