Prof. Reinhard Loose awarded for his dedication to the field of radiation protection
The European Society of Radiology would like to congratulate Prof. Reinhard Loose on receiving Germany's highly prestigious First Class Cross of Merit award for his many years of service in the field of radiation protection. Prof. Loose has served as chief physician at the Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at Klinikum-Nord in Nuremberg and has contributed to the German Commission on Radiological Protection of the country's Federal Ministry for the Environment. The ESR is also lucky to have have him as a member of its Radiation Protection Subcommittee, which he has previously chaired, and as a member of the EuroSafe Imaging Steering Committee, groups which are charged with setting up a global programme of medical radiation dose reduction, incorporating dose tracking, and contributing to the development of clinical decision support and professional training.