Health Physics News

June 2010

Highlights of the 32-page June 2010 issue of Health Physics News that includes the CHP News insert

  • COVER — Highlights and photos of the Forty-Sixth Annual NCRP Meeting
  • PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — HPS President Howard Dickson gives his recommendations on how to succeed without even trying.
  • AGENCY NEWS — NRC Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko swears in Dr. George Apostolakis as the newest NRC Commissioner.
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — David Connolly discusses visits by the Society's presidential team.
  • CORRESPONDENCE — Philip Kearney and Greg Mason write about unusual results and techniques of radon mitigation.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — Reports from the Central Rocky Mountain Chapter, the North Central Chapter, and the North Carolina Chapter
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — Robert Gunter from the Membership Committee lists 215 new HPS members since September 2009.
    • Members of the Committee for Health Physics Student DVD are looking for people interested in helping with a video that will be used to attract the interest of high school and college students in a career in health physics.
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS — U.S. Army Colonel Mark Melanson is the new director of AFRRI.
  • INTERNAL DOSIMETRY SERIES — Dick Toohey's career has been in dose reconstruction since he started his first job in 1973. He shares his thoughts on internal dosimetry in Part Four of the internal dosimetry series.
  • NOTES — Obituaries of Robert W. Holloway, Stuart C. Black, George Lewis Helgeson, and Fred Louis Wolking
  • REAC/TS — This month's REAC/TS Registry article discusses medical management of criticality accident victims: Then and Now Part III.
  • ODDS AND ENDS — This month Paul Frame discusses the Great Radium Spring Stoneware Bottle (ca. 1910-1925).
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — 6 display ads and 16 short courses are offered this month.

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