The University of Iowa

Human Use (MRPC)

Medical use of radiation is defined as the intentional internal or external administration of ionizing radiation, and/or radioactive material to human beings for diagnostic, therapeutic, and/or medical research purposes. All medical use of ionizing radiation at The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (UIHC) must conform to the current requirements for using radiation producing equipment and radioactive materials in or on humans for medical diagnosis, therapy, and human subject research. 

Contact information and areas of expertise can be found on the Contact Us page.



For further training and registration information, go to EHS Safety Training


External Links

Iowa Administrative Code (IAC), Chapter 41 - Iowa Department of Public Health regulations pertaining to safe use of radiation machines and certain uses of radioactive materials.