Health Physics News

February 2008

Highlights of the 24-page February 2008 issue of Health Physics News:

  • COVER — Thomas S. Tenforde and Antone L. Brooks tell readers what to expect at the upcoming 14-15 April NCRP 2008 Annual Meeting.
  • PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — Kevin Nelson gives readers some generational information that may be useful when hiring and retaining health physicists.
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — David Connolly discusses how the HPS president worked to convince congressional leaders to include health physics in academic funding.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — The Florida Chapter held a joint meeting with the Florida Chapter of the AAPM.
  • ELMER STORY — Elmer and the Channel Cat
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — Nominations for HPS officers should be sent to John Frazier.
  • NOTES — The September issue of Health Physics CD is online.
    • Ray Guilmette assumes new role in consequence management research.
    • ORISE report shows increase in number of health physics graduates.
    • NCRP releases Report No. 157.
    • Obituaries: Harry Clinton Harrison and Aaron Perry Sanders
  • REAC/TS — Part II: Industrial Radiography Accidents – Mexico
  • CHP CORNER — Call for 2008 McAdams Award nominations.
    • Jay Maisler, chair of the Professional Development Committee, updates readers on the PDC activities.
  • ODDS AND ENDS — This month's Archives article is on the Wimshurst Static Machine (ca. 1890s).
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — 6 display ads and 15 short courses are offered this month.

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