Health Physics News

April 2008

Highlights of the 28-page April 2008 issue of Health Physics News:

  • COVER — Linnea Wahl, 2008 Professional Development School Administrative Dean, reflects on the PDS held in Oakland.
  • PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — HPS President Kevin Nelson gives his comments on the HPS preliminary survey results.
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — David Connolly explains the value of coalitions.
  • RADIUM TALES — In our newest Health Physics News column, "Radium Tales," Joel Lubenau describes early investigations by "Radium Hounds" of the losses of radium.
  • BOOK REVIEW — Mark L. Miller reviews the book Power to Save the World: The Truth about Nuclear Energy by Gwyneth Cravens.
  • The IX Radiation Physics and Protection Conference will be held 15-19 November 2008 in Egypt.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — Chapter news for the Georgian Health Physics Society.
  • ANNUAL ANSI Z136 Laser Safety Meeting was held in February.
  • NOTES — The obituary of Donald L. Collins
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS — HPS member Reza Moridi is elected to the Ontario Parliament.
  • 2009 HPS Midyear Meeting is 31 January-3 February in San Antonio, Texas.
  • REAC/TS — Part IV: Industrial Radiography Accidents – U.S.A.
  • CHP CORNER — The Nominating Committee and AAHP Appeals Committee chairs update members.
  • ODDS AND ENDS — This month's Archives article is about Radioluminescent Buttons.
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — 6 display ads and 14 short courses are offered this month.

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