Date: March 27, 2008
Founder and President Emeritus Dade W. Moeller, PhD, CHP, selected to give the 32nd Lauriston S. Taylor Lecture at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) on April 14, 2008, in Bethesda, Md. Moeller’s lecture is entitled “Yucca Mountain Radiation Standards, Dose/Risk Assessments, Public Interactions, Thinking Outside the Box, and recommendations.”
“NCRP is delighted to honor Dr. Moeller with this lectureship in recognition of his distinguished career as a scientist and public servant,” said NCRP Executive Director David A. Schauer, ScD, CHP. Moeller’s contributions to NCRP span more than 40 years. He was elected to the Council in 1967 and became a Distinguished Emeritus member in 1997. He served on the Board of Directors (1978–1985), the Budget and Finance Committee (1979–1983), and three Annual Meeting Program Committees, including as Co-chairman of the 1989 program on “Radiation Protection Today – the NCRP at Sixty Years.” Moeller also has served as Chairman of three NCRP scientific committees and as a member of six others.
Moeller is Chief Executive Officer of Moeller Technical Services, LLC (www.moellerllc.com), a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that offers environmental, safety, and health consulting, staff augmentation, program management and project management to government agencies, as well as to nuclear power generating companies and other licensed users of radioactive materials. Dade Moeller Technical Services is affiliated with Dade Moeller & Associates, Inc.
Dade Moeller & Associates (www.moellerinc.com) is a nationally-recognized consulting firm specializing in radiological and nuclear safety, public and environmental health protection, occupational safety and health, and radiation and safety training. Founded by Moeller in 1994, the Company has offices in ten states and employs more than 140 professionals, including more Certified Health Physicists than any other private U.S. company.
NCRP (www.ncrponline.org), chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1964, formulates and disseminates information, guidance, and recommendations on radiation protection and measurements which represent the consensus of leading scientific thinking. The lecture series honors the late Lauriston S. Taylor, the founding President of NCRP.