facilities 1Students of the Health Physics program have access to many facilities through UAB, UAB Health System and partnerships with other facilities.

Radiation Lab

UAB has a state-of-the-art, recently renovated lab that offers students one-of-a-kind didactic and practicum training. Some of the features of this lab include:

  • Many types of Geiger counters – used to train our students on their use for quickly determining if ionizing radiation is present.
  • SAM 940 – students practice how to accurately use portable radiation identification systems like this.
  • 12 NaI gamma spectroscopy systems – allow the students to see the energy spectrum of different radioisotopes.

Other UAB Facilities

Other UAB facilities include:

Off-Campus Facilities

Off-campus facilities include a radiopharmaceutical production facility and the Alabama Department of Public Health, Office of Radiation Control.