Yvette Acevedo

Roles and Responsibilities

As the Senior Coordinator for Radiation Safety Committees, Yvette is responsible for supporting and managing the committees required by regulation to oversee the safe use of radiation at Columbia University, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, the New York State Psychiatric Institute, and affiliated facilities. These include the Morningside Radiation Safety Committee, the Joint Radiation Safety Committee, the Radioactive Drug Research Committee, and a number of associated subcommittees. Yvette also manages the system of submission, review, and approval of research protocols involving radiation and human subjects, and maintains the records of personnel approved by the Joint Radiation Safety Committee to serve as clinical Authorized Users.