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Susan M. Langhorst, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology

Education
1976: University of Missouri-Rolla, BS-Nuclear Engineering
1979: University of Missouri-Columbia, MS-Nuclear Engineering/Health Physics
1982: University of Missouri-Columbia, PhD-Nuclear Engineering/Health Physics

Publications

Langhorst S (chairman) and Scientific Committee 46-17. Radiation protection in educational institutions. Bethesda, Md: National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP);2007. NCRP Report No. 157.

 

Farley DV, Normandin RD, Martz MD, Langhorst SM. Security of radioactive material at academic institutions. Health Phys. 2003;85(5 suppl):S85-S88.

 

Scientific Committee 46-15. Operational Radiation Safety Program for Astronauts in Low-Earth Orbit: A Basic Framework. Bethesda, Md: National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP);2002. NCRP Report No.142.

 

Scientific Committee 46. Operational Radiation Safety Training. Bethesda, Md: National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP);2000. NCRP Report No.134.

 

Scientific Committee 46. Operational Radiation Safety Program. Bethesda, Md: National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP); 1998. NCRP Report No.127.



Research Description
Dr. Langhorst is the radiation safety officer (RSO) named on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Broad Scope Type A License covering radioactive material work for Washington University in St. Louis, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and St. Louis Children's Hospital facilities. In the role of RSO, Dr. Langhorst manages the Radiation Safety Program, which includes authorization for radioactive materials, radiation safety training, radiation dosimetry, inspection of radioactive use areas, receipt and shipment of radioactive material, radwaste management, and regulatory liaison. In addition, she is a certified health physicist (CHP), and currently serves on the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements.

2225 Shriners Building
Campus Box 8053
Phone: (314) 362-2988
Fax: (314) 362-6666
E-mail: langhors@wustl.edu


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