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Health Physics Society Journal

January 2011, Volume 100, Number 1

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Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements: "Future of Nuclear Power Worldwide: Safety, Health and Environment", 2-3 March 2009, Bethesda, Maryland

EDITORIAL

100 Volumes of Health Physics — By Michael T. Ryan, Editor-in-chief

WELCOMING REMARKS

Welcome to the Forty-Fifth Annual NCRP Meeting — By Thomas S. Tenforde

SIXTH WARREN K. SINCLAIR KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Sixth Warren K. Sinclair Keynote Address: The Role of a Strong Regulator in Safe and Secure Nuclear Energy — By Peter B. Lyons

Panel Session on "Safety, Health and the Environment: Implications of Nuclear Power Growth" — By Sama Bilbao y León

TRENDS IN WORLDWIDE USE OF NUCLEAR POWER

The Nuclear Energy Outlook – A New Book from the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency — By Uichiro Yoshimura

Advanced Reactors and Associated Fuel Cycle Facilities: Safety and Environmental Impacts — By R. N. Hill, W. M. Nutt, and J. J. Laidler

Panel Session on International Perspectives on the Future of Nuclear Power — By Joseph C. Perkowski

INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS FOR FUTURE NUCLEAR POWER

Radiation Protection at U.S. Nuclear Power Plants – Today and Tomorrow — By Michael R. Blevins and Ralph L. Andersen

WNA's Worldwide Overview on Front-End Nuclear Fuel Cycle Growth and Health, Safety and Environmental Issues — By Sylvain Saint-Pierre and Steve Kidd

Reactor-Based Management of Used Nuclear Fuel: Assessment of Major Options — By Phillip J. Finck, Roald A. Wigeland, and Robert N. Hill

THIRTY-THIRD LAURISTON S. TAYLOR LECTURE

The Lauriston S. Taylor Lectures in Radiation Protection and Measurements — By Thomas S. Tenforde

Introduction of the Thirty-Third Lauriston S. Taylor Lecture in Radiation Protection and Measurements, John D. Boice, Jr. — By Robert L. Brent

Lauriston S. Taylor Lecture: Radiation Epidemiology – The Golden Age and Future Challenges — By John D. Boice, Jr.

KEY CHALLENGES TO BE ADDRESSED FOR NUCLEAR POWER IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Essential Infrastructure: National Nuclear Regulation — By Carl J. Paperiello

Maintaining a Highly-Qualified Nuclear Industry Workforce — By Elizabeth McAndrew-Benavides

U.S. Department of Energy Facilities Needed to Advance Nuclear Power — By John F. Ahearne

New Nuclear Build and Evolving Radiation Protection Challenges — By Edward Lazo

Communicating with Stakeholders about Nuclear Power Plant Radiation — By Ann Stouffer Bisconti

Role of the International Radiation Protection Association — By Kenneth R. Kase and Phil Metcalf

Panel Session on "How to Meet the Challenges for Nuclear Power" — By Thomas S. Tenforde

Summary of the Forty-Fifth NCRP Annual Meeting on "The Future of Nuclear Power Worldwide: Safety, Health and the Environment" — By Michael Corradini

OTHER CONTENT

News and Notices

Health Physics Society Prospectus

Health Physics Society Affiliate Members

Author Guidelines

Advertisers Guide

Advertisers Index

Up and Coming

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