Health Physics News

August 2007

Highlights of the 28-page August 2007 issue of Health Physics News.

  • COVER — This month's cover story introduces readers to new HPS President Kevin Nelson.
  • EDITORIAL — Mark Maiello tells us "five things about health physics and nuclear engineering that you wouldn't have believed would happen in your lifetime."
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — David Connolly discusses the energy bill that includes a provision to require a national "renewable portfolio standard."
  • AGENCY NEWS — Status of new fingerprinting requirements for increased controls licensees
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS — The 21st International L H Gray Conference will be held in June 2008 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — A listing of the HPS awards that were presented at the awards reception and dinner at the annual meeting in Portland
  • NOTES — Obituaries of John A. Leonowich and Robert Ludlum
    • Evelyn Watson honored with the Loevinger-Berman Award for Internal Dosimetry
    • Twenty-five-year and fifty-year members of the HPS are announced.
  • POSITION STATEMENTS — Two HPS Position Statements—Ultraviolet Radiation and Public Health and Managing Spent Nuclear Fuel—have been approved for publication in this month's newsletter.
  • CHP CORNER — The AAHP is seeking nominations for AAHP officers in 2009.
    • The William A. McAdams Award has been presented to Kathryn H. Pryor.
    • CHP exam Part II panel is announced.
  • ODDS AND ENDS — This month's Archives article is about the Kingston advertising pencil.
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — 14 display ads, 14 short courses, and 3 jobs are offered this month.

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