Family name: LAROCHE
First names: PIERRE, RENE, ROBERT
Date of birth: 03/31/1960
Education: Military Medical Doctor
Professor Laroche has a 33-year history of military service beginning as a Medical Officer on a French nuclear submarine thereafter becoming Chief Medical Officer on a French Naval base. Thereafter, he became the Chief of the Medical Division at the French Defense Radiation Protection Service (SPRA) and in 2007, he became Vice Director. He is a member of the scientific committee of the Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Institute and serves as expert advisor to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). He has authored ~200 publications and papers on subjects affecting the operability of the military medical service during radiological incidents, improving the knowledge of radiation protection and studies on internal/external exposures with radionuclides.
(Date from - Date to)
|Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:|
|2005 French Defense Health Services||Professor (Professeur agrégé du Val-de-Grâce)|
|1998 University of Paris V – René Descartes||Doctor of Sciences|
|1998 University of Paris V – René Descartes||Diploma in Public Health and Environment|
|1995 University of Paris XI||Master of Sciences in Radiobiology|
Language skills: Indicate competence on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 - excellent; 5 - basic)
Membership of professional bodies:
- French Radiation Protection Society
- Military Occupational Medicine Society.
Vice-director of the French Defense Radiation Protection Service (SPRA)
Years within the organisation: since 2007.
- Member of the scientific committee of the Radiation protection and Nuclear Safety Institute
- Expert for the IAEA
Specific experience in the region
|Country||Date from - Date to|
|Rabat – Maroc||IAEA: teacher and expert :|
Regional Postgraduate Training Course on Radiation Protection and safety of Radiation Sources National training course on medical preparedness and response to a radiological emergency Since 2003 /td>
|Centre des Hautes Etudes de l'Armement - France||Diploma of CHEAr, 42th national promotion 2005 - 2006|
|Institut National des hautes Etudes de la Sécurité et de la Justice||Diploma of INHESJ, 21th national promotion 2009 - 2010|
|Date from - Date to||Location||Employer||Position||Description|
|2007 – 2009||Clamart||Defense||Vice-director of the French Defense Radiation Protection Service (SPRA)||Coordination and management of all the crew (65)|
|2002 – 2007||Clamart||Defense||Chief of the Medical Division of the SPRA||Radiation protection and nuclear safety for the Defense. Radiological emergency|
|1998 – 2002||Brest||French Navy||Chief of the Medical center of the French SSBN base||Radiation protection and medical emergency for all the SSBN|
|1994 – 1998||Clamart||Defense||Education in radiation protection||Experience in a French nuclear power plant|
|1986 – 1994||Toulon – Brest - Cherbourg||French Navy||Medical officer on a SSBN - 10,000 hours of diving||Study on radiological hazards of the different working stations on board. Aptitude for submariners|
Publications and Communications: Approximately 200 publications and papers on subjects affecting the efficiency and operability of the army medical service incident or accident radiological nature, improving prevention personnel, improving the knowledge of radiation protection, studies on internal and external exposures with radionuclides.