Health Physics Society Journal

July 2009, Volume 97, Number 1

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On the cover: Opening Day at the IRPA 12 Congress. See article by Abel J. González on page 6 for more information.   LWW image



NCRP Report No. 160, Ionizing Radiation Exposure of the Population of the United States, Medical Exposure—Are We Doing Less with More, and Is There a Role for Health Physicists? — D.A. Schauer and O.W. Linton

The 12th Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association: Strengthening Radiation Protection Worldwide — Abel J. González


Evaluation of Total Effective Dose Due to Certain Environmentally Placed Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials Using a Procedural Adaptation of RESRAD Code — Z.S. Beauvais, K.H. Thompson, and K.J. Kearfott

Prediction of Frequency and Exposure Level of Solar Particle Events — Myung-Hee Y. Kim, Matthew J. Hayat, Alan H. Feiveson, and Francis A. Cucinotta


In Vivo Quantification of 18F-FDG Uptake in Human Placenta During Early Pregnancy — Paolo Zanotti-Fregonara, Sebastien Jan, Christophe Champion, Régine Trébossen, Renaud Maroy, Jean-Yves Devaux, and Elif Hindié


In Memoriam—Patricia W. Durbin

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Health Physics (ISSN 0017-9078) is the Official Journal of the Health Physics Society and is published monthly by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 351 West Camden Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2436. For news and abstracts, and to search past issues of the Health Physics Journal, please visit the Health Physics Journal website.