I'm thrilled to say our article on "Proposed Priorities for Low-Dose Radiation Research and Their Relevance to the Practice of Radiology" was published in Radiology! What a pleasure working with a stellar team of national experts.
This study explores the impact of low-dose radiation, which is commonly used in medical imaging and various industries, and assesses a strategic plan's recommendations for national multidisciplinary research program on low-dose radiation's health effects.
The U.S. Congress and the Department of Energy collaborated with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to create a strategic plan for long-term research on low-dose radiation's health effects. The report, published in 2022, focuses on exposure and health effects, the scientific basis for protection, current research status, and a prioritized agenda.
This summary reviews the report and assesses its recommendations, specifically examining their relevance to the fields of radiology and medicine.
Why Does Medical Imaging Need This Research?
Establishing a national multidisciplinary low-dose research program is essential to educate healthcare providers and the public about radiologic risks, fostering trust in the benefits of medical imaging
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Izabella Barreto is a clinical medical physicist and academic professor who shares her journey in striving for personal and professional growth while overcoming anxiety, stress, and common barriers in an academic world.