Health Physics News

December 2010

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

  • COVER — The 2011 HPS Midyear Topical Meeting will be held 6-9 February in Charleston. Task Force Chair Tim Kirkham and Jim Willison give readers a summary of the major topical areas that will be covered at the meeting and the unique attractions offered to Charleston visitors.
  • PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — Ed Maher was invited to be a member of the Advisory Board for South Carolina State University and Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College. Along the way, he visited HPS member John Till at his 1,000-acre farm.
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — David Connolly discusses a meeting he and Dr. Richard Vetter attended where they discussed the shortage of 99Mo.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — Summaries of meetings from the Virginia Chapter, the Florida Chapter, and the North Central Chapter.
    • Four chapters of the Health Physics Society were declared inactive by action of the HPS Board.
  • GETTING TO KNOW THE HPS — The Society member introduced this month is Joe Sorcic, senior health physicist for the United States Marine Corps.
  • BOOK REVIEW — Kelly Classic reviews Radiation and Reason: The Impact of Science on a Culture of Fear, written by Wade Allison.
  • KEITH DINGER IS RETIRING FROM SOCIETY ROLES.
  • NOTES — 3M honors Mike Lewandowski with the 3M Community Volunteer Award.
    • Palm Beach 2011 highlights
    • Labor market trends through 2012
  • HPS PAST PRESIDENT JOHN AUXIER HONORED AT 85TH BIRTHDAY PARTY
  • THE HP GENE — Armin Ansari interviews the Roessler family.
  • REAC/TS — This month's REAC/TS Registry article discusses the x-ray diffraction injuries in Brazil in 1995.
  • NCRP ANNOUNCES TWO NEW SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES
  • CHP CORNER — Highlights of the ABHP Meeting held in June and Exam Site Committee activities
  • ODDS AND ENDS — Paul Frame discusses the dentoscope - intra-oral fluoroscope (ca. 1930s).
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — 6 display ads and 14 short courses are offered this month.

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