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Tom Tenforde Elected President of NCRP

January 2000
ETD's Tom Tenforde, senior chief scientist, has been elected president of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements. Tom is the fourth president since the Council and its predecessor organizations was formed in 1929. Chartered by Congress, the Council assembles expert guidance on the whole spectrum of radiation protection science, technology and practice. Tom has more than 30 years of research and managements experience in the biological effects of ionizing and nonionizing radiation, environmental and occupational health sciences, medical applications of radiation, surface chemistry of normal and cancer cells and biological spectroscopy. While at PNNL, he has promoted the production of radioisotopes and isotope products for medical, industrial and research purposes, and championed work in the environmental and biological sciences.

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