A Review of the Dose Reconstruction Program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency by National Research Council (US)

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In response to that request, the National Research Council established the Committee to Review the Dose Reconstruction Program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency in the Board on Radiation Effects Research (BRER).

The committee randomly selected sample records of doses that had been reconstructed by DTRA and carefully evaluated them. A Review of the Dose Reconstruction Program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency [National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Board on Radiation Effects Research, Committee to Review the Dose Reconstruction Program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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To undertake this study, the National Research Council established a committee to review the dose reconstruction program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA).

To fulfill its charge, the committee reviewed 99 randomly selected dose reconstructions in some detail and supporting material in the files. Radiation dose reconstruction is the process of estimating radiation doses that were received by individuals or populations at some time in the past as a result of particular exposure situations.

This report is concerned with dose reconstructions for military personnel—atomic veterans—who participated in various activities during atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons at the Trinity site. Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Title(s): A review of the Dose Reconstruction Program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency/ Committee to Review the Dose Reconstruction Program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Board on Radiation Effects Research, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies.

In establishing the program of compensation for atomic veterans, Congress intended to create a program that was responsive, was based on sound science, and treated the veterans fairly and respectfully. The committee recognizes the challenge confronting the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and the Department of Veterans Affairs associated with reconstructing historical doses and.

GAO completed its review in January and found that dose reconstruction was a valid method of estimating veterans’ doses for compensation claims and no better method was known, but that the program lacks an independent review process.

comprehensive review of the dose reconstruction program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. The National Academies has also previously reviewed dose assessments generated by the federal government for personnel exposed to radioactive materials as a.

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The Nuclear Test Personnel Review (NTPR) program is a Department of Defense (DoD) program that confirms veteran participation in U.S. nuclear tests from toand the occupation forces of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. Members of this group are sometimes referred to.

CONTACT THE NTPR PROGRAM. Mailing Address: Defense Threat Reduction Agency Attn: RD-NTS (NTPR) John J. Kingman Road Fort Belvoir, VA Phone Number: E-mail Address: [email protected] Fax Number: () Summary of Basic Elements of Dose Reconstruction Process as found in A Review of the Dose Reconstruction Program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

Research and applications. Radiation dose reconstruction methods are used to a large extent in occupational, environmental, and medical epidemiological research studies.

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) is an agency within the United States Department of Defense (DoD) and is the official Combat Support Agency for countering weapons of mass destruction (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high explosives).According to the agency's Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years tothe DTRA mission "enables DoD and the U.S.

Government to. Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the NTPR Program Manager, Nuclear Test Personnel Review Office, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, John J.

Kingman Drive, Ft. Belvoir, VA An estimate of your radiation dose will be prepared by the Nuclear Test Personnel Review (NTPR) Program. That estimate is based on scientific principles, records maintained by the Department of Defense, and information you provide to VA and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

Review of the Dose Reconstruction Program for Atomic Veterans Inthe independent, nongovernmental National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies of Sciences issued a report on the radiation dose reconstruction program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) that provides estimates. Not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Nov.

1, ], the Secretary of Defense shall enter into a contract with the National Academy of Sciences to carry out periodic reviews of the program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency of the Department of Defense known as the ‘dose reconstruction program’.

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The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will hold the fourth public meeting of the Veterans' Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction (VBDR).

The VBDR was established at the recommendation of the National Research Council report, entitled “Review of the Dose Reconstruction Program of the Defense.

PPG and Nevada Test Site (NTS) tests and has completed thousands of dose reconstructions for veteran participants. The program has been the subject of numerous external reviews, most recently by the NRC ("A Review of the Dose Reconstruction Program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will hold the second public meeting of the Veterans' Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction (VBDR). The VBDR was established at the recommendation of the National Research Council report, entitled “Review of the Dose Reconstruction Program of the Defense.

Meeting of the National Academy of Sciences committee that is reviewing the dose reconstruction program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), 3 pp.

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The Defense Department agency that reconstructs the doses of radiation to which veterans were exposed should re-evaluate the methods it uses to estimate these doses, the committee added.

And if the dose reconstruction program continues, it needs an independent system of review and oversight. Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of(5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of (5 U.S.C. b, as amended), and 41 CFRthe Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Veterans' Advisory Board.

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A Review of the Dose Reconstruction Program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency A time-and-motion dose reconstruction method, known as Realistic Analytical Dose Reconstruction with Uncertainty Estimation (RADRUE), was developed specifically for this study and for a similar study conducted in Belarus, Russia, and Baltic countries (Kesminiene.

A review of the dose reconstruction program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. A Review of the Dose Reconstruction Program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. We estimated individual bone marrow radiation doses by the Realistic Analytical Dose Reconstruction with Uncertainty Estimation (RADRUE) method.

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Review of dose reconstruction program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Subtitle B—Life Insurance Matters Sec. Premiums for term Service Disabled Veterans' Insurance for veterans older than age Sec. Increase in automatic maximum coverage under Servicemembers' Group.Affairs and the Department of Defense through the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) on issues of importance to the Nation’s Atomic Veterans.

Please visit for. more information. Update: Veterans Advisory. Board on Dose Reconstruction New Chair Appointed. Vice Admiral James A. Zimble served as the first Chairman of the VBDR.

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