Health Physics Society Journal

February 2016, Volume 110, Number 2

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On the cover: Allison Macfarlane, Guest Speaker, NCRP Members' Dinner; Kenneth R. Kase, 12th W.K. Sinclair Keynote Speaker; Keith F. Eckerman, 39th L.S. Taylor Lecturer; and Jacques Lochard, 1st T.S. Tenforde Topical Speaker.

SPECIAL ISSUE: Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements March 2015



Program Area Committee Summaries — John D. Boice, Jr.

NCRP Program Area Committee 1: Basic Criteria, Epidemiology, Radiobiology and Risk — Kathryn D. Held and Gayle E. Woloschak

NCRP Program Area Committee 2: Operational Radiation Safety — Eric M. Goldin and Kathryn H. Pryor

NCRP Program Area Committee 3: Nuclear and Radiological Security and Safety — Tammy P. Taylor and Brooke Buddemeier

NCRP Program Area Committee 4: Radiation Protection in Medicine — James A. Brink and Donald L. Miller

NCRP Program Area Committee 5: Environmental Radiation and Radioactive Waste Issues — S.Y. Chen and Bruce Napier

NCRP Program Area Committee 6: Radiation Measurements and Dosimetry — Steven L. Simon and Gary H. Zeman

NCRP Program Area Committee 7: Radiation Education, Risk Communication, Outreach, and Policy — S.M. Becker and P.A. Locke

Radiation and Regulation in a Post-Fukushima World — Radiation and Regulation in a Post-Fukushima World


Welcome to the Fifty-First Annual Meeting of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements: Changing Regulations and Radiation Guidance: What Does the Future Hold? — John D. Boice, Jr.


Twelfth Annual Warren K. Sinclair Keynote Address—the Influence of the NCRP on Radiation Protection in the United States: Guidance and Regulation — Kenneth R. Kase

Twelfth Annual Warren K. Sinclair Keynote Address Q&A


Evolution of the Radiological Protection System and Its Implementation — Edward Lazo

Federal Directions in Radiation Regulations: Making the "Old" New Again — Jonathan D. Edwards

Standards Session Q&A

Enhanced Radioactive Material Source Security — Joseph G. Klinger

End of Life Decisions for Sealed Radioactive Sources — Kathryn H. Pryor

Security Session Q&A

Waste Disposal Session Q&A

Revision of Suggested State Regulations — John P. Winston

Status of NCRP Scientific Committee 1-23 Commentary on Guidance on Radiation Dose Limits for the Lens of the Eye — Lawrence T. Dauer, Elizabeth A. Ainsbury, Joseph Dynlacht, David Hoel, Barbara E. K. Klein, Don Mayer, Christina R. Prescott, Raymond H. Thornton, Eliseo Vano, Gayle E. Woloschak, Cynthia M. Flannery, Lee E. Goldstein, Nobuyuki Hamada, Phung K. Tran, Michael P. Grissom, and Eleanor A. Blakely

Medical Session Q&A

The Lauriston S. Taylor Lectures in Radiation Protection and Measurements — John D. Boice, Jr.

Introduction of the 39th Lauriston S. Taylor Lecturer — Richard E. Toohey

39th Lauriston S. Taylor Lecture: Dosimetry of Internal Emitters: Contribution of Radiation Protection Bodies and Radiological Events — Keith F. Eckerman

First Thomas S. Tenforde Topical Lecture: The Ethics of Radiological Protection — Jacques Lochard

First Tenforde Topical Lecture Q&A

Update of ICRP Publications 109 and 111 — Michiaki Kai

Updating Dosimetry for Emergency Response Dose Projections — Sara DeCair

National Alliance for Radiation Readiness: Leveraging Partnerships to Increase Preparedness — James S. Blumenstock and Meredith Allen

Emergency Preparedness Session Q&A

Summary of the NCRP 51st Annual Meeting — Donald A. Cool


News and Notices

Health Physics Society Prospectus

Health Physics Society Affiliate Members

Author Guidelines

Advertisers Guide

Advertisers Index

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