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Samuel H. Mehr, MD

Dr. Samuel Mehr is a Diplomate of the American Board of Nuclear Medicine and Director of Systemic Radiation Therapy and Theranostics at Nebraska Cancer Specialists in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dr. Mehr established the nation’s first Clinical Center for Metabolic Imaging (P.E.T.) at Creighton University (1986); and the first nationwide Radon Surveillance Program, sponsored by Creighton University in 1987.

He has served as adjunct faculty at the F. Edward Ebert School of Medicine of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, the Medical School of the University of Puerto Rico, Creighton University School of Medicine and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Dr. Mehr has lectured throughout the world, and has written extensively in the disciplines of Molecular Medicine and Imaging, and Radiations Safety. He served as consultant for the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, World Health Organization and the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Dr. Mehr has been an invited speaker at annual meetings of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging; and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He frequently collaborates with European colleagues and the European Association of Nuclear Medicine. Dr. Mehr currently serves as co-chairman of the committee on radiopharmaceutical therapy of the American College of Nuclear Medicine.

Dr. Samuel Mehr is a past President of the Nebraska Association of Nuclear Physicians, and has served on the Nebraska Governor’s Radiation Advisory Council.


Midwest Cancer Center – Legacy