LEU

Shertech Pharmacy, along with 31 other UPPI Independent Pharmacies across the United States, recently received a recognition award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) Assistant Deputy Administrator Peter H. Hanlon presented this award in recognition of providing radiopharmaceuticals of molybdenum 99/technetium 99m derived from sources with low enriched uranium (LEU). The award supports the Department of Energy efforts to reduce the use of HEU – which could be used in a nuclear device –it will also improve the supply of medical radioisotopes, as codified in the American Medical Isotopes Production Act of 2012. Shertech Pharmacy has been working with many hospitals and imaging centers to embrace the transition to reliable, LEU-based sources of medical isotopes. United Pharmacy Partners Inc. (UPPI) is a group if independent radiopharmacies across the United States. Shertech Pharmacy has been a member of UPPI since its inception in 1998.

The Awards

Shertech Pharmacy of Charlotte
Shertech Pharmacy of Piedmont
Shertech Pharmacy of Easley