Roles and Responsibilities
Konstantinos is the Associate Manager of the Clinical Radiation Safety Program supporting the use of radioactive materials and x-ray equipment in clinical use at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC), NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH), and affiliated Faculty Practice offices. He and his team perform operational support during nuclear medicine therapy, provide patient instructions, and maintain documents necessary to ensure compliance with New York City regulations regarding patient release. He coordinates a program of peer-review audits of hospital departments and provides training to medical staff involved in the use of radiation sources. He also serves as the Laser Safety Officer for Columbia University research labs.