Health Services

Health Physics

Mission

The Health Physics Office ensures the safe and compliant use of both ionizing and non-ionizing radiation by providing comprehensive Health Physics Services and effectively managing CRDAMC’s Defense Health Agency (DHA) Radioactive Materials Authorization.

Scope of Practice

  • Ensure regulatory compliance with applicable Federal, DHA and Army regulations pertaining to Radiation Safety
  • Protect CRDAMC beneficiaries and employees from unnecessary exposure to radiation through enforcement of the ALARA principle
  • Educate staff, supervisors and healthcare providers to address radiation concerns to health and safety 

Programs and Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Support (Iodine-131 Radiotherapies)
  • Radiation Occupational Dose Monitoring
  • Radiation Safety Training
  • Radioactive Waste Management
  • Diagnostic Imaging Surveys
  • Non-Ionizing Radiation Safety Program

Request Services

  • Radiation Safety Training
  • Lead Protective Garment Program
  • Radiation Safety Consultations
  • Facility Shielding Evaluations

Contact Us

Hours

Monday – Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed Minimal Manning Days

Phone

(254) 553-1219
(254) 553-8024

Location

Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center
590 Medical Center Road
Bldg. 36065, Inside Radiology
Fort Cavazos, TX 76544

Need to Update Your Information in DEERS? Click Here