Health Physics News

October 2007

Highlights of the 32-page October 2007 issue of Health Physics News

  • COVER — The cover story this month brings readers up to date on the return of the ORISE Cytogenetic Biodosimetry Laboratory.
  • PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — This month's Message relates to a dues and meeting registration increase which was approved at the annual meeting in Portland.
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — This month the discussion centers on the Brazil/Argentina example for inspection of each other's nuclear facilities.
  • AGENCY NEWS — NRC Commissioner Edward McGaffigan Jr. dies.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — Members of the Virginia Chapter and the Western New York Chapter meet.
  • SHADES OF WILLARD — An Elmer story by Ken Miller
  • NOTES — HPS members are invited to become a member of the Herbert M. Parker Foundation and join in promoting the health physics profession.
    • Melvin W. Carter obituary
    • PDS reminder
    • Things to do while attending the HPS midyear meeting in Oakland
    • Priscilla Butler summarizes the ACR's White Paper on "Radiation Dose in Medicine."
    • Reprint about HPS Past President Lauriston S. Taylor that was published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
  • CHP CORNER — Summary of the AAHP Special Session on health physics education at the HPS meeting in Portland
  • ODDS AND ENDS — This month's Archives article is about the Q-Gas Counter (ca. 1949).
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — 11 display ads and 19 short courses are offered this month.

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