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Health Physics News

March 2015

Highlights of the 48-page online Health Physics Society (HPS) March 2015 issue of Health Physics News

  • COVER — "HPS and IRPA14"
    • "Why IRPA?" by R.E. Toohey
    • "IRPA14: Celebrating IRPA's 50th Anniversary" by R.E. Toohey
    • "New for IRPA14: Electronic Delegate Applications!" by Nancy M. Daugherty
  • FROM THE PRESIDENT — Board decisions from the 2015 HPS Midyear Meeting
  • HPS MEETINGS
    • HPS 60th Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, 12–16 July 2015
      • Program Update
      • 2015 Professional Development School: "Estimation of Radiological Risks"
      • No Longer Naptown
      • Stay Informed While in Indy
    • 2015 HPS Midyear Meeting photos
  • SOCIETY NEWS
    • 2015 Call for Student Fellowships, Travel Grants, and Scholarships
    • Call for Nominations for HPS Officers and Board
    • Review of HPS Position Statements
  • CHAPTER NEWS — Baltimore-Washington Chapter, Greater New York Chapter, Northeastern New York Chapter
  • SECTION NEWS — Accelerator Section
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — Nanotechnology Committee
  • STUDENT CORNER — "Discussing What We Do" by Eric Krage
  • THE ATE EXPERTS SAY . . . — How HPS ATE experts answered question #11,131
  • HOW DO I . . . ? — HPS Chapter and Section Websites
  • JOURNAL NOTES
    • Call for Papers: 60th Anniversary of the Health Physics Society
    • Up and Coming in Health Physics
  • NRC NEWS
    • NRC Publishes Final Two Volumes of Yucca Mountain Safety Evaluation Report
    • NRC Report Focuses on Agency’s Future
  • EPA NEWS
    • New Federal X-Ray Guidance Published
    • EPA Proposes New Standards for Uranium In Situ Recovery
    • EPA Announces Version 4 of CAP88-PC Model
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — "The Role GAO Plays in the Operation of the Congress"
  • THE BOICE REPORT #34 — "Going to Mars Is More Than Curiosity"
  • IN MEMORIAM — Leonard S. "Lee" Sygitowicz, Marlow Stangler
  • MEMBER'S POINT OF VIEW — "Not All Doom and Gloom" by Craig Little
  • LETTERS TO THE EDITORS
    • "The HPS FAQ on 'Flying While Pregnant' Should be Revised" – Joe Shonka and Ed Bramlitt
    • "Reply to Shonka and Bramlitt" – Genevieve S. Roessler, Kelly Classic, and Robert Brent
  • REPORT FROM THE STACKSPlutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters
  • RADIOLOGICAL PROTECTION AROUND THE GLOBE — "Truth, Trust, and Plain Language: Who-Does-What-to-Whom?"
  • REAC/TS — "Tritium Incidents"
  • CHP CORNER
    • American Board of Health Physics
    • AAHP Appeals Committee
    • Professional Standards and Ethics Committee
  • NOTES
    • New IAEA Reports
    • Senator Lamar Alexander to Hold Hearings on Nuclear Energy
    • ACS Nuclear and Radiochemistry Undergraduate Summer Schools
    • NAOSH Week 3–8 May 2015
  • FROM THE ARCHIVES — Kevin Nelson and Nancy Kirner at the 2004 HPS Midyear Meeting in Augusta, Georgia
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — Metis Scientific; ORAU Professional Training Programs; Berkeley Nucleonics Corporation; F&J Specialty Products, Inc.; Reed College Research Reactor; Radiation Safety Associates, Inc.; Bevelacqua Resources; Radiation Safety & Control Services, Inc.; Technical Management Services, Inc.; Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; RSO Services, Inc.; Dade Moeller Training Academy

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