August 30, 2010
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has announced the selection of two new members of the Advisory Committee on Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI): Christopher J. Palestro, M.D., as the nuclear medicine physician and Milton J. Guiberteau, M.D., as the diagnostic radiologist representative. The ACMUI was established in 1958 and advises the NRC on policy and technical issues related to the regulation of the medical uses of radioactive material.
Dr. Palestro currently serves as chief of the division of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging of the North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System (NSLIJHS). He is also a professor of radiology at the Hofstra University School of Medicine in partnership with NSLIJHS.
Dr. Guiberteau currently serves as academic chief of radiology, chief of nuclear medicine and chief of women’s imaging at St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston, Texas and is a member of the medical staffs at CHRISTUS St. John and St. Catherine Hospitals. He also serves as a professor of clinical diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine at the University of Texas Medical School-Houston. He is past-President and CEO of the Greater Houston Radiology Associates.