February 2018 Journal Highlights

Health Physics Society Journal

February 2018, Volume 114, Number 2

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On the cover: Jack Herrmann (left), 14th Lauriston L. Taylor lecturer, at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, March 2017

CONTENTS

SPECIAL ISSUE: 53rd Annual Meeting of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements March 2017

NCRP MEMBERS' DINNER TALK

Sidekicks to the Heroes: How Science and Technology Support First Responders (And How You Can Too) Adam Hutter

WELCOMING REMARKS

Welcome to the 53rd Annual Meeting of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements: Assessment of National Efforts in Emergency Preparedness for Nuclear Terrorism: Is There a Need for Realignment to Close Remaining Gaps? — John D. Boice, Jr.

WARREN K. SINCLAIR KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Fourteenth Annual Warren K. Sinclair Keynote Address: Aren't We Ready Yet? Closing the Planning, Response, and Recovery Gaps for Radiological Terrorism — Jack Herrmann

PAPERS

Preparedness Is More Than a Plan: Medical Considerations for Radiation Response — John F. Koerner

Radiological Preparedness in the Land of Lincoln — Joseph G. Klinger

The ROSS: A Radiological/Nuclear Subject-Matter Expert Filling a Critical National Need — William Irwin

NCRP 53rd Annual Meeting, Assessment of National Efforts in Emergency Preparedness for Nuclear Terrorism: Are Existing Plans Sufficient for the Evolving Threat Environment? Session Q&A

How Prepared Are the Public and Responders for Nuclear Terrorism? — Brooke Buddemeier, Robert Levin, Stephen V. Musolino, David Pasquale, and Monica Schoch-Spana

NCRP 53rd Annual Meeting, Assessment of National Efforts in Emergency Preparedness for Nuclear Terrorism: Guidance, Training, and Exercises — Emergency Responders Session Q&A

Guidance, Training, and Exercises for Responding to an Improvised Nuclear Device: First Receivers, Public Health — Cullen Case, Jr., C. Norman Coleman, Judith L. Bader, John Hick, and Dan Hanfling

NCRP 53rd Annual Meeting, Assessment of National Efforts in Emergency Preparedness for Nuclear Terrorism: Guidance, Training, and Exercises — First Receivers, Public Health Session Q&A

Recovery, Resilience, and Reality: Going Beyond NCRP Report No. 175, Progress and Possibilities — Jill Lipoti and Gerilee Bennett

Recovery, Resilience, and Reality: Going Beyond NCRP Report No. 175 — Sara D. DeCair and John J. Cardarelli, II

NCRP 53rd Annual Meeting, Assessment of National Efforts in Emergency Preparedness for Nuclear Terrorism: Recovery, Resilience, and Reality — Going Beyond NCRP Report No. 175 Session Q&A

41ST LAURISTON S. TAYLOR LECTURE

The Lauriston S. Taylor Lectures in Radiation Protection and Measurements - 2017 — John D. Boice, Jr.

Introduction of the 41st Lauriston S. Taylor Lecturer: F. Ward Whicker — Jeffrey J. Whicker

Forty-First Lauriston S. Taylor Lecture: Environmental Radiation and Life — A Broad View — F. Ward Whicker

PAPERS

Communication, Education and Public Information for Radiological Emergencies: What Is Next? — Jessica Wieder

Communications Challenges in Crisis and Transition — Shelley Laver

Emergency Response to Radiological Releases: Have We Communicated Effectively to the First Responder Communities to Prepare Them to Safely Manage These Incidents? — Robert J. Ingram

Critical Areas for Improvement in Communications Regarding Radiological Terrorism — David Ropeik

NCRP 53rd Annual Meeting, Assessment of National Efforts in Emergency Preparedness for Nuclear Terrorism: Communication, Education, and Public Information Session Q&A

NCRP 53rd Annual Meeting, Assessment of National Efforts in Emergency Preparedness for Nuclear Terrorism: Bringing It All Together — Conclusions and Path Forward Panel Discussion & Q&A

NCRP Vision for the Future and Program Area Committee Activities in 2017 — John D. Boice, Jr.

NCRP Program Area Committee 1: Basic Criteria, Epidemiology, Radiobiology, and Risk — Jonine Bernstein and Gayle E. Woloschak

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

NCRP Program Area Committee 3: Nuclear and Radiological Security and Safety — Armin Ansari 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 Dosimetry and Measurements — Steven L. Simon

NCRP Program Area Committee 7: Radiation Education, Risk Communication, Outreach, and Policy — Randall N. Hyer

SPECIAL SUBMISSION

Assessment of National Efforts in Emergency Preparedness for Nuclear Terrorism: Is There a Need for Realignment to Close Remaining Gaps? — Adela Salame-Alfie and Armin Ansari

OTHER CONTENT

Health Physics Society Prospectus

Health Physics Society Affiliate Members

Author Guidelines

Advertisers Guide

Advertisers Index

Up and Coming

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