Health Physics News
Highlights of the 32-page June 2011 issue of Health Physics News that includes the CHP News
- COVER — The 47th Annual NCRP Meeting is highlighted in this month's cover story.
- FROM THE PRESIDENT — Ed Maher offers his Black Swan Song.
- INSIDE THE BELTWAY — David Connolly feels safer now when visiting Florida after reading Debbie Gilley's newsletter article about the mobilization of radiation professional volunteers in Florida to meet the threat of a dirty bomb.
- CONGRESSIONAL AND AGENCY VISITS IN MAY 2011 — HPS President Ed Maher describes the purpose of visits to Senate and House staffers as well as to relevant agencies.
- AGENCY NEWS — Information on NRC's response to the Japan Fukushima nuclear event.
- CORRESPONDENCE — Philip Kearney updates readers on the radon mitigation efforts on a hillside home south of Jackson, Wyoming.
- Sydney W. Porter Jr. passed away 23 April 2011.
- COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — The Membership Committee announces an opportunity to win one year of free membership in the Society by recruiting new members.
- On Tuesday morning, 28 June 2011, at the annual HPS meeting, members of the Science Support Committee will discuss what local HPS chapters are doing to connect with teachers.
- CHAPTER NEWS — Reports from the Central Rocky Mountain Chapter and the Florida Chapter
- NOTES — Colonel Mark W. Bower assumes his duties as the radiological hygiene consultant to the Army Surgeon General.
- Andrew Karam, Katherine Uraneck, and Steven Becker, who were in Japan in April, tell readers about their experience.
- REFLECTIONS OF AN OLD SCOUT – Dade Moeller reflects on exposures to the population from various sources of ionizing radiation.
- GETTING TO KNOW THE HPS — This month's interviewee is Randall Scott, radiation safety officer at the Kennedy Space Center.
- NCRP RELEASED NCRP REPORT NO. 168, Radiation Dose Management for Fluoroscopically Guided Interventional Medical Procedures, in February 2011.
- REACTS — Concerns for radiation injury in the United States
- ODDS AND ENDS — Paul Frame tells about a radium cell and tube for brachytherapy.
- ADVERTISEMENTS — 6 display ads and 14 short courses are offered this month.
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