Health Physics News

July 2013

Highlights of the 42-page online July 2013 issue of Health Physics News

  • COVER — President-elect Darrell Fisher reports on the Georgia Health Physics Association and its technical symposium in Tbilisi, a celebration of its fifth anniversary as a chapter of the Health Physics Society (HPS). A background on HPS international chapters is presented.
  • FROM THE PRESIDENT — In his last message as HPS president, Armin Ansari encourages continued member volunteer involvement and presents ideas for growth of the Society.
    • Health Physics Society 58th Annual Meeting: Highlights of the Technical Program and Last-Minute Tips for Visiting Madison
    • 25-Year Members of the Health Physics Society
    • Stabin Honored With Hal Anger Lectureship & Award by the SNMMI
  • CHAPTER NEWS — Ten chapters reporting this month
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — Membership Committee and Nanotechnology Committee
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — HPS testimony on the Integrated University Program administered by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • THE BOICE REPORT #14 — UNSCEAR – May 2013 Meeting in Vienna, Austria
  • IN MEMORIAM — Obituary of Bobby Frank Rutherford
  • BOOKS BY HPS MEMBERS — The first book featured in this new column is Nuclear Science and Technology Made so Simple, It Belongs in Your Newspaper: Popular Science Topics for the Layman, by Robert Bruce Hayes.
  • EDITORIAL — How to Respond to Flawed Media Stories
  • RADIATION SAFETY PSYCHOLOGY — Errors We Make in Decisions for Radiation Safety – Part XIII
  • REAC/TS — From the REAC/TS Radiation Accident Registry: Pennsylvania 1967 – Exposures to a Van de Graaf Generator – Part II
  • GETTING TO KNOW THE HPS — This month's interviewee is Lou Shimabuku.
    • Title Protection and Professional Recognition Committee
    • Part II Examination Panel
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS — 25th Annual Air Monitoring Users Group Meeting
  • NOTES from NRC and FACOSH
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — 4 display ads and 11 short courses are offered this month.

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