Health Physics News

January 2014

Highlights of the 43-page online January 2014 issue of Health Physics News

  • COVER — "What Happened to the Nuclear Renaissance?" by Jay Maisler
    • Call for Nominations for HPS Officers and Board
    • Call for Awards Nominations
    • 47th Midyear Meeting of the HPS, Baton Rouge, 9–12 February 2014
    • 2014 Professional Development School, "Radiation Safety in Medicine"
    • 2014 HPS Annual Meeting: Information on the Baltimore Convention Center and the Convention Headquarters Hotel
    • 48th Midyear Meeting of the HPS, Norfolk/Virginia Beach, 1–4 February 2015
    • HPS Participates in China Annual Meeting
    • Darrell Fisher and Casper Sun Hosted by Taiwan Chapter

  • MEMBER NEWS — Kenneth L. Mossman, Michael T. Ryan
  • CHAPTER NEWS — Florida Chapter, Arizona Chapter, Baltimore-Washington Chapter, Central Rocky Mountain Chapter, Colorado State University Student Branch
  • SECTION NEWS — Medical Health Physics Section
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — Nanotechnology Committee
  • AGENCY NEWS — NRC News: NRC Directs Staff to Complete Yucca Mountain Safety Evaluation Report
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — An encounter with NRC commissioners on Capitol Hill shows the respect federal officials have for the work performed by HPS members.
  • THE BOICE REPORT #20 — Atomic Bombs, Asbestos, and Healthy Warriors
  • IN MEMORIAM — Henry Tyrus "Ty" Miller
  • MEMBER'S POINT OF VIEW — Wayne M. Glines provides a review of the documentary Pandora's Promise.
  • LETTER TO THE EDITORS — Allen Brodsky discusses the use of traditional units.
  • BOOKS BY HPS MEMBERSThe Adventures of Radon Ranger, by Andreas C. George
  • REPORT FROM THE STACKSCommand and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety, by Eric Shlosser
  • REAC/TS — Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy for Acute Local Radiation Injuries: State of the Art and Science
  • GETTING TO KNOW THE HPS — Robert Hayes
    • Water Confidence: Proposed Rule and Draft GEIS
    • Third James E. Turner Memorial Symposium Accepting Abstracts
    • Health Physics Society Membership Advantages
    • ABHP Exam Application Reminder
    • 2013 ABHP Certification Exam Results
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — 2 display ads and 16 short courses are offered this month.

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