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Health Physics News

December 2014

Highlights of the 42-page online Health Physics Society (HPS) December 2014 issue of Health Physics News

  • COVER — "What to Expect at the Reformatted HPS Midyear Meeting, Norfolk, Virginia, 1–4 February 2015" by Tim Kirkham and Paul Burress
    • "What to Do While in Norfolk" by Andrea Geyer
  • HPS MEETINGS
    • HPS 60th Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, 12–16 July 2015
      • 60th Annual Meeting Program
      • Race to Indy
  • SOCIETY NEWS
    • Call for Health Physics Society Award Nominations
    • Member-Get-a-Member Contest
    • Health Physics News Going HTML
    • Don't Forget to Vote and to Renew Your HPS Membership!
  • CHAPTER NEWS — Florida Chapter, Northeastern New York Chapter, South Texas Chapter
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — Finance Committee, Nanotechnology Committee
  • THE ATE EXPERTS SAY . . . — How HPS ATE experts answered question #11,053
  • HOW DO I . . . ? — Our new column answers questions about the HPS website. We start with "Online PEP and CEL Courses" by Kathy Pryor.
  • JOURNAL NOTES
    • Call for Papers: 60th Anniversary of the Health Physics Society
    • Up and Coming in Health Physics
  • NRC NEWS
    • NRC Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane Announces Decision to Leave NRC
    • NRC Staff Issues Volume 3 of Yucca Mountain Safety Evaluation Report
    • Stephen Burns Sworn in as NRC Commissioner
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — "Outside the Beltway"
  • THE BOICE REPORT #31 — "Under the Sea With the Nuclear Navy"
  • IN MEMORIAM — Geoffrey Stapleton, Gordon M. Lodde, Rainier Haines Farmer
  • MEMBER'S POINT OF VIEW — "How Much Should Safety Cost?" by Ted Lazo
  • LETTER TO THE EDITORS — "Cuddle Frequently and Do Not Sleep Alone" by Bruce E. Heinmiller
  • BOOKS OLD, OBSCURE, OR OUT OF DATEPower Reactors in Small Packages
  • A PHILATELIC LOOK AT HEALTH PHYSICS HISTORY — "A Story of U.S. Nuclear-Powered Vessels: Ships and Submarines"
  • REAC/TS — "Felonious Use of Radioactive Sources—Texas 1972 and Taiwan 1994–1995"
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS
    • Image Gently at the RSNA Meeting
    • 2015 CRPA Annual Conference
  • NOTES
    • Comment on DG-8054, "Applications of Bioassay for Uranium"
    • Discussing America's Nuclear Navy
    • DOE High-Level Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel Disposal Report
    • NEI Petitions NRC on 10 CFR 37
    • Nuclear and Radiochemistry Summer Schools
    • IRPA Bulletin No. 3 Issued—Includes Ethics Workshops Updates
    • NRC Seeks Public Comment on Potential Changes to Radiation Protection Regulations
  • FROM THE ARCHIVES — Rich Vetter and Terry Yoshizumi enjoying treats at the opening reception of the 2010 HPS Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — F&J Specialty Products, Inc.; Berkeley Nucleonics Corporation; ORAU Professional Training Programs; Dade Moeller Training Academy; The MJW Companies; RSO Services, Inc.; Harvard School of Public Health; Radiation Safety Associates, Inc.; Technical Management Services, Inc.; Radiation Safety & Control Services, Inc.
  • CHP NEWS — The December 2014 issue of CHP News can be found at the end of this issue of Health Physics News and includes the 2014 CHP Salary Survey.
  • 2014 HPS Salary Survey — The 2014 HPS Salary Survey can be found after CHP News.

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