National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements

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The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP), formerly the National Committee on Radiation Protection and Measurements, and before that the U.S. Advisory Committee on X-Ray and Radium Protection (ACXRP), is a U.S. organization. It has a congressional charter under Title 36 of the United States Code, but this does not imply it has any sort of oversight or supervision from Congress; it is not a government entity.

Executive Directors[edit]

W. Roger Ney (1964 to 1997); William M. Beckner (1997 to 2004); David A. Schauer (2004 to 2012); James R. Cassata (2012 to 2014); David A. Smith (2014 to present)

History[edit]

  • 1929: The U.S. Advisory Committee on X-Ray and Radium Protection was formed.[1]
  • 1946: Renamed to National Committee on Radiation Protection and Measurements.
  • 1964: Chartered by Congress and renamed to National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tenforde, TS (September 2004). "Future role of the NCRP in radiation health protection.". Health physics 87 (3): 312–8; discussion 318–9. doi:10.1097/00004032-200409000-00014. PMID 15303070. 

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