Health Physics News
Highlights of the 32-page March 2009 issue of Health Physics News
- COVER — This month we're running the fifth in a series of articles that provides an overview of nuclear power and the impact on the health physics profession. This month's article is the first in a two-part story on the history, status, and outlook for nuclear power in the United States.
- PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — President Dick Toohey gives his thoughts on how the Society can bring science to bear in Washington.
- INSIDE THE BELTWAY — David Connolly examines the Office of Science and Technology.
- CHAPTERS — The Midwest Chapter of the HPS will host a technical symposium on 25 April at Argonne National Laboratory.
- CORRESPONDENCE — Don Higson comments on articles in the February issue; Morgan Cox comments on HPS President Dick Toohey's February column; Dick Toohey responds.
- COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — HPS Nominating Committee Chair W.E. Kennedy, Jr., is making a call for officer nominations for 2010.
- NOTES — The 2009 HPS Meeting will be held in Minneapolis.
- HPS President Dick Toohey and HPS Treasurer Darrell Fisher inform HPS members of the need to change complimentary registrations for emeritus members.
- THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX — Dade Moeller and Casper Sun write an informative article about the high content of radium in Brazil nuts.
- ANNOUNCEMENTS — The 21st Annual Air Monitoring Users Group Meeting will be held in Las Vegas in May.
- BOOK REVIEW — William P. Riley reviews the 4th edition of Introduction to Health Physics, written by Herman Cember and Thomas E. Johnson.
- 2009 PDS – 16-18 JULY – MINNEAPOLIS
- HPS MIDYEAR MEETING PHOTOS
- HPS STANDARDS CORNER — Morgan Cox informs readers of the status and projected future for 17 ANSI standards in effect for radiation protection instrumentation in the United States.
- REAC/TS — The fourth article on internal contamination with radioactive materials
- CHP CORNER — 2008 ABHP Chair Jim Tarpinian summarizes the Board’s activities throughout 2008.
- ODDS AND ENDS — This month's Archives article is about the Universal Coolidge X-Ray Tube.
- ADVERTISEMENTS — 11 display ads and 13 short courses are offered this month.
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