Health Physics News
Highlights of the 32-page November 2008 issue of Health Physics News:
- COVER — The 2009 HPS Midyear Meeting will be held 31 January-3 February at San Antonio's Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Several HPS members share why they are attending and why they think the topic and venue will encourage others to attend.
- PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — HPS President Dick Toohey gives his thoughts on creating a team environment.
- INSIDE THE BELTWAY — David Connolly continues his discussion of history-making events in this year's Presidential race.
- AGENCY NEWS — Notification of the next phase of waiver terminations in the implementation of NRC regulatory authority for certain naturally occurring and accelerator-produced radioactive material
- BOOK REVIEW — Eric Abelquist reviews the book Beyond Fossil Fools: The Roadmap to Energy Independence by 2040, written by Joseph M. Shuster.
- COMMENTARY — Professor Klaus E. Duftschmid has further comments on the LNT commentary.
- THE RESURGENCE OF NUCLEAR POWER — The third in a series that will explore the various sectors of nuclear power
- NCRP — NCRP releases Report No. 158.
- The 2009 Annual NCRP Meeting will be held 2-3 March in Bethesda, Maryland.
- COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — The Membership Committee welcomes 196 new HPS members.
- HPS President-elect Howard Dickson is asking for nominations for members to serve on a committee.
- NOTES — The third in a series of articles regarding the 2009 HPS Midyear Meeting in San Antonio
- John Lanza presents the third article discussing the health and medical physicist's role in local disaster preparedness and response.
- HPS and CRCPD proclaim 2-8 November 2008 as National Radiation Protection Professionals Week.
- The obituary of Harold V. Larson
- REAC/TS — This month Part III of the Felonious Use of Radioactive Sources
- CHP CORNER — The Joyce P. Davis Memorial Award was presented to Howard W. Dickson.
- Parliamentarian David Myers gives an update from the Parliamentarian's Corner.
- Paul Rohwer reports on the Professional Standards and Ethics Committee.
- Larry Sanders thanks this year's exam site volunteers.
- ODDS AND ENDS — This month's Archives article is about radioluminescent buttons.
- ADVERTISEMENTS — 12 display ads and 10 short courses are offered this month.
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