Radiation Safety

Radiation Safety Program

The Radiation Safety Program at Mercer University provides:
1.   Administrative and technical support for authorized users of radioactive materials in the university research community.
2.   Management of the Mercer University Radioactive Materials License for the purpose of maintaining compliance with the State of Georgia, Department of Natural Resources (DNR),Environmental Protection Division (EPD), rules and regulations for the possession and use of radioactive materials.

Radiation Safety Manual

Radiation Safety Officers

Alan R. Baca, MBA, CRM

University Radiation Safety Officer (URSO)

(478) 301-2544


Vladimir I. Mayorov, Ph.D.

School of Medicine / Radiation Safety Officer

(478) 301-4025  <Office>

(478) 301-2001  <Laboratory>


G. Ray Green, Ph.D.

College of Pharmacy / Radiation Safety Officer

(678) 547-6185  <Office>



Radioactive Materials License 

  • The Radioactive Materials License (GA 475-1) for the Corporation of Mercer University is a Specific Limited License authorized by the State of Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
  • The license is available for review by contacting one of the Radiation Safety Officers listed above.
  • The Rules and Regulations for Radioactive Materials (Chapter 391-3-17) of the State of Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division (DNR-EPD) is available online.  The State of Georgia DNR-EPD may periodically modify the website hyperlink addresses. 

If you have additional questions or need further assistance, please contact the EHSO.