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Health Physics Society Journal

November 2011, Volume 101, Number 5

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Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the NCRP. See article by Tenforde on page 509 for more information.

CONTENTS

46th Annual Meeting of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements: Communication of Radiation Benefits and Risks in Decision Making

LAURISTON S. TAYLOR LECTURE

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

Introduction of Charles E. Land as the Thirty-Fourth Lauriston S. Taylor Lecturer — F. Owen Hoffman

Lauriston S. Taylor Lecture: Radiation Protection and Public Policy in an Uncertain World — Charles E. Land

WELCOMING REMARKS

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

WARREN K. SINCLAIR KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Risk Communication, Radiation, and Radiological Emergencies: Strategies, Tools, and Techniques — Vincent T. Covello

BASIC CONCEPTS AND EXAMPLES OF EFFECTIVE RISK COMMUNICATION

Transforming Assumptions About Communication in Science and Policy — Mark Aakhus

One Perspective on Stakeholder Involvement at Hanford — Todd Martin

Basic Concepts and Examples of Effective Risk Communication Panel Summary: Getting the Message Out — Paul A. Locke

COMMUNICATION, TERRORISM, AND HOMELAND SECURITY

Panel on "Communication, Terrorism and Homeland Security: New Research, Recent Experience, Emerging Challenges" — Steven M. Becker

Communications, Terrorism, and Homeland Security: New Approaches, Projects, and Initiatives — Charles W. Miller

The London Polonium Incident: Lessons in Risk Communications — G. James Rubin, Richard Amlot, and Lisa Page

Risk Communication and Radiological/lNuclear Terrorism: A Strategic View — Steven M. Becker

Federal Interagency Communication Strategies for Addressing Radiation Emergencies and Other Public Health Crises — Charles W. Miller and M. Carol McCurley

COMMUNICATING BENEFITS AND RISKS OF MEDICAL RADIATION

Communication of Benefits and Risks of Medical Radiation: A Historical Perspective — Julie K. Timins

Toward a Holistic Approach in the Presentation of Benefits and Risks of Medical Radiation — Louis K. Wagner

Communicating the Benefits/Risks of Radiation Therapy: Maintaining Context, Perspective, and Reassurance — Lawrence B. Marks

Just the Facts: Mammography Saves Lives with Little If Any Radiation Risk to the Mature Breast — Daniel B. Kopans

Communicating the Harmful Effects of Radiation Exposure from Medical Imaging: Malpractice Considerations — Leonard Berlin

COMMUNICATION ON CHILDREN'S IMAGING AND ON COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

Communication of Radiation Benefits and Risks in Decision Making: Communication on Children's Imaging and Computed Tomography — Fred A. Mettler, Jr.

COMMUNICATION OF RADIATION BENEFITS AND RISKS IN DECISION MAKING

Beyond Dose Assessment: Using Risk with Full Disclosure of Uncertainty in Public and Scientific Communication — F. Owen Hoffman, David C. Kocher, and A. Julian Apostoaei

Using the IRPA Guiding Principles on Stakeholder Engagement: Putting Theory into Practice — C. Rick Jones

Community Environmental Monitoring Program: A Case Study of Public Education and Involvement in Radiological Monitoring — David S. Shafer and William T. Hartwell

Psychosocial and Health Impacts of Uranium Mining and Milling on Navajo Lands — Susan E. Dawson and Gary E. Madsen

Communication of Radiation Benefits and Risks in Decision Making: Some Lessons Learned — Paul A. Locke

OTHER CONTENT

News and Notices

Health Physics Society Prospectus

Health Physics Society Affiliate Members

Author Guidelines

Advertisers Guide

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