John "Jay" W. Poston, PhD
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
Radiation Safety Officer
Texas Children's Hospital
Laser Safety Officer, Texas Children's Hospital
|Texas A&M University||PhD||Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Engineering||1994|
|Texas A&M University||masters||Master of Science in Health Physics||1989|
|Georgia Institute of Technology||bachelors||Bachelor of Science in Health Physics||1985|
Dr. Poston is the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) at Texas Children’s Hospital and also serves as the Laser Safety Officer. He is board certified by the American Academy of Health Physics and the Board of Certified Safety Professionals and is licensed to practice Medical Health Physics by the Texas Medical Board. His primary area of focus is the safe use of radioactive material in the clinical environment as well as in research. Dr. Poston has over 35 years of experience in radiation safety and served as RSO at MD Anderson Cancer Center before joining Texas Children’s Hospital.
|American Academy of Health Physics Certified Health Physicist||Certified Health Physicist (CHP)|
|Board of Safety Professionals Certified Safety Professional||Certified Safety Professional (CSP)|
|Health Physics Society||Plenary Member|
|Texas Medical Board Licensed Medical Health Physicist||Licensed Medical Health Physicist (LMP)|
Metyko, John, W. Erwin, J. W. Poston, Jr., and S. M. Jimenez. 90Sr Content in 90Y-labeled SIR-Spheres and Zevalin. Health Physics Vol. 107, No. 5, pp. 177-180, 2014.
Metyko, John, J. M. Williford, W. Erwin, J. W. Poston, Jr., and S. M. Jimenez. Long-lived Impurities of 90Y-labeled Microspheres, TheraSphere and SIR-Spheres, and the Impact on Patient Dose and Waste Management. Health Physics,Vol. 103, No. 3, pp. 204-208, 2012.
Poston, John W., Jr., K. A. Kodimer, W. E. Bolch, and J. W. Poston, Sr. Calculation of Absorbed Energy in the Gastrointestinal Tract, Health Physics Vol. 71, No. 3, pp. 300-306, 1996.
Poston, John W., Jr., K. A. Kodimer, W. E. Bolch, and J. W. Poston, Sr. A Revised Model for the Calculation of Absorbed Energy in the Gastrointestinal Tract, Health Physics Vol. 71, No. 3, pp. 307-314, 1996.