Health Physics Society Journal

December 2008, Volume 95, Number 6

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2008 Founders Award—Keith H. Dinger — Citation by James J. Cherniack

2008 Elda E. Anderson Award—Phillip W. Patton — Citation by Steven Curtis

2008 Distinguished Public Service Award—Pete V. Domenici — Citation by Keith H. Dinger and Stanley Fitch

2008 Geoffrey G. Eichholz Outstanding Science Teacher Award—Brian Whitson — Citation by Ritchie D. Buschow

2008 Health Physics Society Fellow Members and Student Awards

2008 William A. McAdams Outstanding Service Award—James S. Willison — Citation by Kent Lambert


Photon SAF Calculation Based on the Chinese Mathematical Phantom and Comparison with the ORNL Phantoms — Rui Qiu, Junli Li, Zhan Zhang, Zhen Wu, Zhi Zeng, and Jiajin Fan

Ionizing Radiation and Risk of Laryngeal Cancer among German Uranium Miners — M. Möhner, M. Lindtner, and H. Otten

Radiological Effluents Released by U.S. Commercial Nuclear Power Plants from 1995-2005 — Jason T. Harris and David W. Miller

Monte Carlo Simulation of an Anthropometric Phantom Used for Calibrating In Vivo K-XRF Spectroscopy Measurements of Stable Lead in Bone — Camille J. Lodwick and Henry B. Spitz

Radiological Concerns in Operation of Intense Low-Energy Deuteron Beams — Leo Weissman, Dan Berkovits, Yair Grof, and Yair Ben-Dov


Initial Investigation of 222Rn in the Tbilisi Urban Environment — S. Pagava, V. Rusetski, Z. Robakidze, E.B. Farfan, R.E. Dunker, J.L. Popp, M. Avtandilashvili, D.P. Wells, and E.H. Donnelly


Assessment of the External Radiological Impact in Southwestern Nigeria — Matthew Williamson

Response to Williamson — O. Samuel Ajayi

Comment on Ajayi et al. — E. Mahiban Ross and S. Godwin Wesley

Response to Ross and Wesley — O. Samuel Ajayi


Nukenomics: The Commercialization of Britain's Nuclear Industry — Reviewed by Geoffrey G. Eichholz

Plutonium: A History of the World's Most Dangerous Element — Reviewed by Geoffrey G. Eichholz

Health Physics in the 21st Century — Reviewed by Mark L. Maiello


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