[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 245 (Wednesday, December 23, 2009)]
[Pages 68285-68286]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-30497]



Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Call for 

AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Call for nominations.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is advertising 
for nominations for the diagnostic radiologist position on the Advisory 
Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI). Nominees should 
currently be practicing diagnostic radiology in a clinical setting.

DATES: Nominations are due on or before February 22, 2010.
    Nomination Process: Submit an electronic copy of resume or 
curriculum vitae, along with a cover letter, to Ms. Ashley Cockerham, 
[email protected]. The cover letter should describe the 
nominee's current duties and responsibilities and express the nominee's 
interest in the position. Please ensure that resume or curriculum vitae 
includes the following information, if applicable: Education; 
certification; professional association membership and committee 
membership activities; duties and responsibilities in current and 
previous clinical, research, and/or academic position(s).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Ashley Cockerham, U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, Office of Federal and State Materials and 
Environmental Management Programs; (240) 888-7129; 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ACMUI diagnostic radiologist provides 
advice to NRC staff on issues associated with the regulation of 
diagnostic applications of byproduct material. This advice includes 
providing input on NRC proposed rules and guidance documents; providing 
recommendations on the training and experience requirements for 
physicians specializing in diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine; 
evaluating non-routine medical uses of byproduct material; bringing key 
issues in the diagnostic radiology community to the attention of NRC 
staff; and other diagnostic radiology issues as they relate to 
radiation safety and NRC medical-use policy.
    ACMUI members are selected based on their educational background, 
certification(s), work experience, involvement and/or leadership in 
professional society activities, and other information obtained in 
nomination letters or during the selection process. ACMUI members 
currently serve a four-year term and may be considered for 
reappointment to an additional term. The current membership is 
comprised of the following professionals: (a) Nuclear medicine 
physician; (b) nuclear cardiologist; (c) nuclear medicine physicist; 
(d) therapy medical physicist; (e) radiation safety officer; (f) 
nuclear pharmacist; (g) two radiation oncologists; (h) patients' rights 
advocate; (i) Food and Drug Administration representative; (j) 
Agreement State representative; (k) health care administrator; and (l) 
diagnostic radiologist. For additional information about membership on 
the ACMUI, visit the ACMUI Membership Web page, http://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/regulatory/advisory/acmui/membership.html.
    Nominees must be U.S. citizens and be able to devote approximately 
160 hours per year to Committee business. Members are expected to 
attend semi-annual meetings in Rockville, Maryland and to participate 
in teleconferences, as needed. Members who are not Federal employees 
are compensated for their service. In addition, these members are 
reimbursed for travel and correspondence expenses. Full-time Federal 
employees are reimbursed travel expenses only.

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    Security Background Check: The selected nominee will undergo a 
thorough security background check. Security paperwork may take the 
nominee several weeks to complete. Nominees will also be required to 
complete a financial disclosure statement to avoid conflicts of 

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 17th day of December 2009.

    For the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-30497 Filed 12-22-09; 8:45 am]