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Title: Human radiation studies: Remembering the early years. Oral history of Dr. George Voelz, M.D., November 29, 1994

Human radiation studies: Remembering the early years. Oral history of Dr. George Voelz, M.D., November 29, 1994 Dr. George Voelz was interviewed by representatives of the US DOE Office of Human Radiation Experiments (OHRE). This oral history covers Dr. Voelz`s research on Manhattan Engineering District plutonium workers, the acute and long term effects of radiation, his inhalation studies, and his activities at the 1961 INL reactor accident (SL-1 Reactor). After a brief biographical sketch, Dr. Voelz his remembrances on tissue studies of plutonium workers, the plutonium injection studies of 1945-1946, the controlled environmental radioiodine tests of 1963-1968, and tracer studies with human volunteers at Los Alamos. Dr. Voelz states his opinions concerning misconceptions about the Los Alamos Human Radiation Experiments.
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OSTI Identifier:OSTI ID: 221892
Report Number(s):DOE/EH--0454
ON: DE96009840; NC: NONE
Resource Type:Technical Report
Resource Relation:Other Information: PBD: May 1995
Research Org:USDOE Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety, and Health, Washington, DC (United States). Office of Human Radiation Experiments
Sponsoring Org:USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:United States
Language:English
Subject: 05 NUCLEAR FUELS; 56 BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, APPLIED STUDIES; MANHATTAN PROJECT; RADIATION PROTECTION; HISTORICAL ASPECTS; LANL; RADIOBIOLOGY; PLUTONIUM; REACTOR ACCIDENTS; MAN; POLONIUM; IDAHO NATIONAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY; RADIOACTIVE EFFLUENTS; FOOD CHAINS; RUBIDIUM 86; CESIUM; STRONTIUM; URANIUM; FALLOUT; RADIOLOGICAL PERSONNEL; PATIENTS