Health Physics News
Highlights of the 32-page February 2010 issue of Health Physics News.
- COVER — In this month's cover story NCRP President Tom Tenforde details the important topics that will be discussed at the 2010 NCRP Annual Meeting, 8-9 March, in Bethesda, Maryland.
- PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — HPS President Howard Dickson tells about the rewards of mentoring the next generation of health physicists.
- INSIDE THE BELTWAY — David Connolly explains the differences between Senate and House of Representative positions.
- CHAPTER NEWS — Chapters reporting this month are the Virginia Chapter, the Western New York Chapter, and the Northeastern New York Chapter.
- THE HEALTH PHYSICS SOCIETY welcomes new officers and board members for 2010-2011.
- NOTES — Obituaries of Thomas M. Gerusky, Kenneth R. Heid, and George J. Carr.
- ANNOUNCEMENTS — Health and Human Services BARDA awards nine contracts for the research and development of tests to determine the level of radiation absorbed by a person after a nuclear or radiological incident.
- Harold R. Borchert is recognized by Cambridge Who's Who.
- COMMENTARY — Jeffry A. Siegel and Michael G. Stabin comment on the "30-mCi rule."
- POSITION STATEMENT — The revised HPS Position Statement "Use of Ionizing Radiation for Security Screening Individuals" is published.
- BOOK REVIEW — Andy Karam reviews the book Plutonium: A History of the World's Most Dangerous Element, written by Jeremy Bernstein.
- REAC/TS — This month's REAC/TS Registry article discusses three cases of exposure to a 60Co radiotherapy source: Part II.
- CHP CORNER — Updates on the Continuing Education Committee, the Call for 2010 McAdams Award nominations, and the Part I Panel of Examiners.
- ODDS AND ENDS — This month Paul Frame discusses the Muir Safe-Sterilizer.
- ADVERTISEMENTS — 7 display ads and 15 short courses are offered this month.
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