Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall has joined the Board of Directors of the Nuclear Threat Initiative. In addition, Lynn Rusten, former Senior Director for Arms Control and Nonproliferation on the White House National Security Council staff, has accepted the position of Vice President, Global Nuclear Policy Program at NTI.
NTI joined more than 60 leading global health security organizations and experts to advocate for robust funding of programs that counter biological threats in the Trump Administration’s fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget request to Congress.
Hospitals and research centers around the United States and around the world are addressing security, safety and liability concerns by replacing irradiators that use cesium-137 with safe and effective alternative technologies.
Hospitals and research centers in the United States and around the world are addressing concerns about radiological security, safety, and liability by replacing irradiators that use radioactive cesium-137 with safe and effective X-ray technology. This page outlines cost and liability considerations for making the switch.
Richard Johnson is NTI's Senior Director for Fuel Cycle and Verification. A State Department veteran with extensive experience on Iran and North Korea nuclear issues, Johnson also served as former director of nonproliferation at the White House National Security Council.