Health Physics Society Journal

December 2007, Volume 93, Number 6

Health Physics Journal, Vol. 93, No. 6, December 2007
Activities associated with the disposal of mixed low-level waste (MLLW) in the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site Pit 3 (Mixed Waste Disposal Unit) generated by the demolition of the X-770 building at the Portsmouth site in southern Ohio. See article by Julianne J. Miller on page 645 for more information.


2007 Founders Award—Robert G. Gallaghar — Citation by Casper Sun

2007 Founders Award MemorialCharles A. Willis, 1931-1999 — Citation by Allen Brodsky

2007 Elda E. Anderson AwardAli A. Simpkins — Citation by Timothy Jannik

2007 Distinguished Scientific Achievement AwardJohn Dunning Boice, Jr. — Citation by Jean St. Germain

2007 Distinguished Scientific Achievement AwardJoseph K. Soldat — Citation by Richard Pierson

2007 Outstanding Science Teacher AwardLawrence A. Scheckel — Citation by Daniel J. McGrane

2007 Health Physics Society Fellow Members and Student Awards

2007 William A. McAdams Outstanding Service AwardKathryn H. Pryor — Citation by Jim Tarpinian

2007 National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists Arthur F. Humm, Jr., AwardDave Biela — Citation by DeeDee McNeill


Q-Band EPR Biodosimetry in Tooth Enamel Microsamples: Feasibility Test and Comparison with X-Band — A. Romanyukha, C.A. Mitchell, D.A. Schauer, L. Romanyukha, and H.M. Swartz

Characterization of Internal Exposure to Enriched Uranium at a Former Gaseous Diffusion Plant — J.L. Anderson, H.B. Spitz, and J.H. Yiin

Characterizing Potential Exposure to the Public from Low-Level Radioactive Waste Transportation by Truck — Julianne J. Miller, David S. Shafer, Karen J. Gray, Bruce W. Church, Jeffrey J. Tappen, Scott A. Campbell, and Barbara A. Holz

Patient Parameters and Other Radiation Safety Issues in 131I Therapy for Thyroid Cancer Treatment — Abdalla N. Al-Haj, Charlie S. Lagarde, and Aida M. Lobriguito

Licensee Over-Reliance on Conservatisms in NRC Guidance Regarding the Release of Patients Treated with 131I — Jeffry A. Siegel, Carol S. Marcus, and Michael G. Stabin

Correction Factors for More Accurate Estimates of Exposure Rates near Radioactive Patients: Experimental, Point, and Line Source Models — J. Willegaignon, Maria I.C. Guimarães, Michael G. Stabin, Marcelo T. Sapienza, Luiz F. Malvestiti, Marília M.S. Marone, and Gian-Maria A.A. Sordi

Radioactivity in Atomic-Bomb Samples from Exposure to Environmental Neutrons — S. Endo, K. Shizuma, K. Tanaka, M. Ishikawa, W. Rühm, S.D. Egbert, and M. Hoshi


The LLNL Voxel Phantom: Comparison with the Physical Phantom and Previous Virtual Phantoms — Gary H. Kramer, Kevin Capello, and Jeremy Sung

Estimating Radiation Dose from Time to Emesis and Lymphocyte Depletion — Denise D. Parker and Jack C. Parker

A Note on the Number of Survey Stations Required in a Mass Casualty Radiation Event — Ronald E. Goans


A Series of Studies of the Health Effects and Its Protection Measures of the Miners' Inhaled Thorium Dusts — Reviewed by T. Edmond Hui


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