Committee 3
Radiological Protection in Medicine

Committee 3 addresses protection of persons and unborn children when ionising radiation is used in medical diagnosis, therapy, and biomedical research, as well as protection in veterinary medicine.

Back Row (L-R): Mika Kortesniemi (Finland), David Sutton (Secretary, UK), Ivan Williams (Australia), Sebastien Gros (USA), Jin Chul Paeng (Korea)

Front Row (L-R): John Damilakis (Greece), M. Mahesh (USA), Kimberly Applegate (Chair, USA), Aurelie Isambert (France), Josep M Martí-Climent (Spain), Marie-Claire Cantone (Italy)

NOT PICTURED: Colin Martin (Vice-Chair, UK), Makoto Hosono (Japan), Claudia E. Ruebe (Germany), William Small (USA), Åste Søvik (Norway), Isabelle Thierry-Chef (Spain), Weihai Zhuo (China)

Summaries of Committee 3 Meetings:

Kimberly Applegate (Chair), University of Kentucky COM (retired), USA
Colin Martin (Vice-Chair), University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
David Sutton (Secretary), University of Dundee, United Kingdom
Marie-Claire Cantone (Member), University of Milan, Italy
John Damilakis (Member), University of Crete, School of Medicine, Greece
Makoto Hosono (Member), Kindai University, Japan
Aurelie Isambert (Member), IRSN, France
Mika Kortesniemi (Member), HUS Diagnostic Center, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland
Andrea Magistrelli (Member), Children's Hospital Bambino Gesu' IRCCS, Italy
M. Mahesh (Member), Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, USA
Josep M Mart-Climent (Member), Clnica Universidad de Navarra, Spain
Jin Chul Paeng (Member), Seoul National University Hospital, Korea
Claudia E. Ruebe (Member), Saarland University, Germany
William Small (Member), USA
Aste Sovik (Member), Under Pelsen AS, Norway
Isabelle Thierry-Chef (Member), Bacelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain
Ivan Williams (Member), Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency, Australia
Weihai Zhuo (Member), Institute of Radiation Medicine, Fudan University, China
Sren Mattsson (Member emeritus), Skne University Hospital Malm and Lund University, Sweden
Madan M. Rehani (Member emeritus), Massachusetts General Hospital , USA
Marvin Rosenstein (Member emeritus), USA
Guy Frija (Representative), International Society of Radiology (ISR), France
Ola Holmberg (Representative), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Austria
Madan M. Rehani (Representative), Massachusetts General Hospital , USA
Ferid Shannoun (Representative), World Health Organisation (WHO), Switzerland

Active Task Groups under Committee 3

Task Group 36
Radiation Dose to Patients in Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine
Task Group 108
Optimisation of Radiological Protection in Digital Radiography, Fluoroscopy, and CT in Medical Imaging
Task Group 109
Ethics in Radiological Protection for Medical Diagnosis and Treatment
Task Group 111
Factors Governing the Individual Response of Humans to Ionising Radiation
Task Group 113
Reference Organ and Effective Dose Coefficients for Common Diagnostic X-ray Imaging Examinations
Task Group 116
Radiological Protection Aspects of Imaging in Radiotherapy
Task Group 117
Radiological Protection in PET and PET/CT
Task Group 126
Radiological Protection in Human Biomedical Research
Task Group 128
Individualisation and Stratification in Radiological Protection: Implications and Areas of Application