Nuclear Medicine Technology
Charles R. Drew University is in the process of re-organizing its academic offerings to meet the needs of the community while maintaining academic excellence and financial sustainability. As a result, the administration and faculty have decided to suspend the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program until further notice. At this time, we are not accepting applications from prospective students.”
- In nuclear medicine, radiopharmaceuticals (medications that contain radiation-emitting atoms) are used to diagnose and treat disease.
- Nuclear Medicine Technologists administer radiopharmaceuticals to patients and use highly computerized imaging devices to monitor the characteristics and functions of tissues or organs in which they localize.
- The technology of nuclear medicine enables precise diagnosis. For example, abnormal areas show higher or lower concentrations of radiopharmaceutical distribution than normal.
Program is currently not accepting applications
See page 52 in the CDU CATALOG 2009-2011(PDF)