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Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Call for Nominations

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AGENCY:

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION:

Call for Nominations.

SUMMARY:

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is advertising for nominations for the position of radiation therapy medical physicist on the Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI).

DATES:

Nominations are due on or before January 13, 2015.

Nomination Process: Submit an electronic copy of resume or curriculum vitae to Ms. Sophie Holiday, Sophie.Holiday@nrc.gov. Please ensure that the 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).

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Sophie Holiday, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards; (301) 415-7865; Sophie.Holiday@nrc.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The ACMUI advises NRC on policy and technical issues that arise in the regulation of the medical use of byproduct material.

Responsibilities include providing comments on changes to NRC regulations and guidance; evaluating certain non-routine uses of byproduct material; providing technical assistance in licensing, inspection, and enforcement cases; and bringing key issues to the attention of NRC staff, for appropriate action.

ACMUI members possess the medical and technical skills needed to address evolving issues. The current membership is comprised of the following professionals: (a) Nuclear medicine physician; (b) nuclear cardiologist; (c) two radiation oncologists; (d) diagnostic radiologist; (e) therapy medical physicist; (f) nuclear medicine physicist; (g) nuclear pharmacist; (h) health care administrator; (i) radiation safety officer; (j) patients' rights advocate; (k) Food and Drug Administration representative; and (l) Agreement State representative.

NRC is inviting nominations for the therapy medical physicist to the ACMUI. The term of the individual currently occupying this position will end October 15, 2015. Committee members currently serve a four-year term and may be considered for reappointment to an additional term.

Nominees must be U.S. citizens and be able to devote approximately 160 hours per year to Committee business. Members who are not Federal employees are compensated for their service. In addition, members are reimbursed for travel (including per-diem in lieu of subsistence) and are reimbursed secretarial and correspondence expenses. Full-time Federal employees are reimbursed travel expenses only.

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 interest.

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Dated at Rockville, Maryland this 24th day of October, 2014.

For the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Andrew L. Bates,

Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2014-25851 Filed 10-29-14; 8:45 am]

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