News Media Inquiries

Health physics faculty members are occasionally available to the news media for expert commentary and interviews on timely news items related to radiation risks and radiation protection. Media requests for interviews are fielded by the Media Relations Team of the Georgetown Communications Office. Journalists who would like to schedule interviews with Georgetown faculty on radiation-related topics should contact:

Karen Teber; 215-514-9751; km463@georgetown.edu

Interview Archive

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Dr. Jorgensen discusses the public health impact from the release of radioactive water from Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in a CNN interview.

Dr. Jorgensen discusses the Japanese nuclear power plant evacuation zone in a Fox 5 TV interview.

Dr. Jorgensen discusses the risk to the population in the vacinity of the Japanese nuclear power plant in a Fox 5 TV interview.

Dr. Jorgensen discusses the risks to radiation workers at the Japanese nuclear power plant in a CNN interview.

Dr. Jorgensen discusses the consequences of a partial meltdown at the Japanese nuclear power plant in a Fox 5 TV interview.

Dr. Jorgensen discusses the the safety of eating potentially radioactive seafood coming from the Pacific Ocean.

Dr. Moscovitch speaks about radiation issues at a Town Hall Meeting on the Japanese Earthquake.

Dr. Moscovitch demonstrates detection of different types of radiation in a World Tour of Innovation interview.

Dr. Moscovitch talks about measurement of radiation (part 1) in a World Tour of Innovation interview.

Dr. Moscovitch talks about measurement of radiation (part 2) in a World Tour of Innovation interview.

Dr. Moscovitch talks about the potential consequences of radioactivity release from the Japanese nuclear power plant in a World Tour of Innovation interview.

Dr. Moscovitch talks about various radioisotopes and the radiation detectors used to measure them in a World Tour of Innovation interview.

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Dr. Jorgensen talks radiation with Dan Rodricks in this Baltimore Sun "Roughly Speaking" podcast.

Dr. Jorgensen discusses the risks and benefits of radiation use with Nicola Davis in this "Science Weekly" Guardian podcast.

Dr. Moskovitch is interviewed on Georgetown University Forum about nuclear nonproliferation.

Dr. Moscovitch is interviewed on Georgetown University Forum about measuring low dose fields of radiation.

Dr. Jorgensen is interviewed by CBS News Radio about the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear crisis.

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Dr. Jorgensen is quoted in "Excite Health" regarding butterfly mutations following the Fukushima nuclear accident

Dr. Jorgensen comments on the effects of the Fukushima nuclear accident on the pale grass blue butterfly in Nature Magazine's Scientific Reports.

Dr. Jorgensen comments on cell phones and cancer risk in an ABC News health article.

Dr. Jorgensen is quoted in "The Hill" News Bites regarding a Danish study showing no cancer risk from cell phones.

Dr. Jorgensen comments on radioiodine levels in milk in an ABC News article.

Dr. Jorgensen comments on the use of potassium iodide pills to protect against radiation in an ABC News article.

Dr. Jorgensen comments on the potential for radioactive contamination of fish as a result of the Japanese nuclear power plant acccident in CNN wire article.

Dr. Jorgensen comments on radioactivity in tuna caught off the west coast of the United States in an ABC News article.

Dr. Jorgensen is quoted on the interpretation of radioecological data from Fukushima in a news article in the scientific journal Nature.

Dr. Jorgensen comments on the health risks from eating sushi in a news article in the Tamba Bay Times.