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Health Physics News

November 2014

Highlights of the 30-page online Health Physics Society (HPS) November 2014 issue of Health Physics News

  • COVER — "National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow" by Edward M. Lohr
    • "The Role of the NRRPT Liaison to the HPS" by Bob Wills
  • FROM THE PRESIDENT — HPS President Barbara Hamrick discusses assessing the balance of protective actions taken in response to a nuclear emergency.
    • Member-Get-a-Member Contest
    • Health Physics News Going HTML
    • 2015 HPS Midyear Meeting, Norfolk, Virginia, 1–4 February
    • 2015 HPS Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, 12–16 July: The Circle City
    • 60th Annual HPS Meeting Program
  • MEMBER NEWS — Jeff Mason
  • CHAPTER NEWS — Baltimore-Washington Chapter, New England Chapter, North Central Chapter
  • THE ATE EXPERTS SAY . . . — How HPS ATE experts answered question #10,784
    • NRC Reorganizes Materials and Waste Programs
    • Jeff Baran Sworn in as NRC Commissioner
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — "Your Part to Play in the Government Relations Program"
  • THE BOICE REPORT #30 — "Las Vegas, Radiation, and the Next Generation"
  • MEMBER'S POINT OF VIEW — "Cuddle Wisely and Infrequently: A Campaign for Our National Safety" by Jeffry Siegel and Michael Stabin
  • REPORT FROM THE STACKS — A review of the TV series Manhattan
  • REAC/TS — "Tammiku, Estonia, 1994 (REAC/TS Registry Case #1579)"
    • ABHP Exam Application Reminder
    • Heads Up for CHPs
    • Changes to AAHP Procedures
    • Examination Site Committee Activities
    • National Radiation Protection Professionals Week
    • NAS Meeting: Planning Towards a BEIR VIII Report
    • Image Gently at the RSNA Meeting
    • 2015 CRPA Annual Conference
    • IRPA Bulletin No. 3 Issued
    • EPA Cooperative Training Partnerships Offered
    • Revised Regulatory Guide 3.5 on Fuel Storage
    • Comment on DG-8054, "Applications of Bioassay for Uranium"
    • New Health Physics Curriculum Established in Georgia
  • FROM THE ARCHIVES — Ken Skrable receives Robley D. Evans Commemorative Medal in 2002
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