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Catherine M. Anderko, M.S., DABR, CHP

Vice President of Radiation Safety & Health Physics

Cathy Anderko

Biography

Ms. Anderko has been actively engaged in Medical Health Physics and Diagnostic Physics activities for the past 20 years in progressively challenging roles. Before joining West Physics, she was Radiation Safety Officer and Director of Medical Health Physics for a major medical center in Northeastern Pennsylvania. She is very experienced in the Health and Medical Physics activities and regulatory requirements of Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Imaging, Basic Research with radiotracers, 60Co and 137Cs gamma irradiators, clinical therapeutic applications, and radiological emergency response.

Areas of interest include teaching, imaging physics QC, and also building programs that maximize safety for patients and workers while maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness for client users. She was involved in developing programs for microsphere therapy, fluoroscopy patient skin dose tracking, Fluoroscopy Credentialing Programs for non-Radiologists, computer-based self-learning programs, and NRC Increased Controls for quantities of concern.

Ms. Anderko is originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Education

  • Master of Science in Medical Health Physics – The University of Florida
  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology – The Pennsylvania State University

Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology – Diagnostic Radiologic Physics
  • American Board of Health Physics – Comprehensive Health Physics
  • National Registry of Radiation Protection Technology

Memberships

  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors
  • Health Physics Society

Publications

R. Yankelevich, J. Wojcicka, V. Maier, C. Anderko, “Cesium-137 Source Strength Verification”, Medical Dosimetry, Vol 25., No. 1, 2000.

Seminars Presented

“Patient Skin Dose Calculations and Measurements in Fluoroscopy” – 2008 Delaware Valley Chapter AAPM Meeting – October 2008.

“Fluoroscopy Safety Program” – 2008 HPS Annual Meeting (Pittsburgh, PA) – July 2008.

“Fluoroscopy Dose Tracking with MIDAS” – 2008 HPS Annual Meeting (co-presenter) (Pittsburgh, PA) – July 2008.