November 8, 2016
Virginia Evelyn Egner Watson, 87, of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, passed away Friday, November 4, 2016. She had a long career as a health physicist at Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) and served as director of the Radiation Internal Dosimetry Information Center (RIDIC). Watson was an active member of the Society of Nuclear Medicine’s Medical Internal Radiation Dose (MIRD) Committee and the Health Physics Society for many years. Her work garnered numerous awards, including the Marshall Brucer Award and the Loevinger-Berman Award, as well as recognition for lifetime achievement at ORAU.