Health Physics News

September 2009

Highlights of the 32-page September 2009 issue of Health Physics News

  • COVER — The use of cytogenetic biodosimetry in radiation emergency planning is explored.
  • PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — President Dickson encourages HPS members to volunteer.
  • THE RESURGENCE OF NUCLEAR POWER — This, the sixth installment of the Resurgence of Nuclear Power series, deals with radiation safety at nuclear power plants.
  • NOTES — The 21st AMUG meeting was held in Las Vegas in May
    • The HPS 2010 Midyear Meeting will be held 24-27 January in Albuquerque.
    • ATE topic editors recognized
    • HPS laboratory accreditation program news
    • Susan Langhorst appointed to advisory committee on medical uses of isotopes
    • Winners of books at the HPS Publication Booth at the HPS annual meeting
    • HPS rubber chicken tradition
  • ELDA E. ANDERSON AWARD SPEECH by Susan Jablonski
  • REAC/TS — This month’s REAC/TS Registry article deals with two cases of 131I administration in pregnancy.
  • THE 2009 ORAU MUG — William Herbert Rollins (1852-1929)
  • CHP CORNER — Professional Standards and Ethics Committee report and answers to questions regarding eligibility for the ABHP exam are discussed.
  • HPS OPEN MIC NIGHT — photos
  • ODDS AND ENDS — This month, Paul Frame talks about a famous Lichtenberg figure and its tree of fire.
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — 9 display ads and 15 short courses are offered this month.

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