Health Physics News

March 2010

Highlights of the 32-page March 2010 issue of Health Physics News.

  • COVER — PDS Deans Ray Johnson, Kelly Classic, and Jim De Zetter share their reactions to what was considered a timely and informative PDS held 27-28 January following the 2010 HPS Midyear Meeting.
    • Armin Ansari explains how the idea for the 2010 HPS PDS came about.
  • PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — HPS President Howard Dickson discusses how we can ensure both safety and security at the same time – can it be done? He's referring to the current controversy over backscatter scanning at airports.
  • CHAPTER LEADERSHIP 101 – If you’ve been thinking about running for a Society office, but are a little scared of the commitment, plan on attending Chapter Leadership 101 at the Salt Lake City HPS Annual Meeting.
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — David Connolly discusses the election of Republican Scott Brown to the Senate.
  • CORRESPONDENCE — Dan Strom discusses the article "Used Nuclear Fuel Management: The Back End of the Fuel Cycle" by Andrew Sowder in the January 2010 issue of Health Physics News.
    • Andrew Sowder responds to Dan's comments.
    • Laurence Friedman responds to the January President's Message.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — The Midwest Chapter is planning its Annual Midwest Health Physics Technical Symposium.
  • PHOTOS FROM THE 2010 HEALTH PHYSICS SOCIETY MIDYEAR MEETING IN ALBUQUERQUE
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS — NCRP releases Report No. 161
  • PART THREE OF THE INTERNAL DOSIMETRY SERIES — This article, "Understanding Internal Dosimetry," is written by Keith Eckerman.
  • REAC/TS — This month's REAC/TS Registry article discusses three cases of exposure to a 60Co radiotherapy source: Part III.
  • CHP CORNER — Updates on the 2009 ABHP activities, the Professional Standards and Ethics Committee, and the AAHP Appeals Committee.
  • PHOTOS TAKEN IN THE EXHIBIT HALL AT THE HPS MIDYEAR MEETING
  • ODDS AND ENDS — This month Paul Frame discusses the Atomic Bomb Pin.
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — 10 display ads and 17 short courses are offered this month.

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