United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Phung Kim Tran

Phung Tran is currently the Radiation Safety and Decommissioning Program Manager within the Nuclear Sector at EPRI. She leads the program to develop tools, technologies, and strategies to improve nuclear plant processes that can enhance public and worker safety while reducing the risks and costs associated with waste management and decommissioning.

Prior to this position, she managed and lead research and development projects in Radiation Safety related to low level waste, radiation protection, and low dose radiation health effects.

While studying at Stanford, she was a student researcher at the Stanford University Medical School (Pediatric Immunology Department), where she investigated immune system signaling pathway differences in neonatal and adult white blood cells.

She has a Master in Health Sciences degree from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University where she was a Merck Engineering and Technology scholar.

She has authored several papers in scientific and technical trade journals covering topics in low level waste and ionizing radiation health effects.

She is currently a technical consultant to the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) Scientific Committee 1-23 to develop guidance on dose limits to the lens of the eye.
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