Health Physics News

May 2014

Highlights of the 35-page online Health Physics Society (HPS) May 2014 issue of Health Physics News

  • COVER — Let's Go to Baltimore for the 2014 HPS Annual Meeting! – by Mary Walchuk
    • The Plenary Session
    • The Debate – by Tim Kirkham and Tim Taulbee
    • The Quiz Bowl – by Tim Kirkham and Tim Taulbee
    • Special Sessions
    • The Professional Development School – by Ray Johnson
    • American Academy of Health Physics Courses
    • Professional Enrichment Program
  • FROM THE PRESIDENT — A New Model for Midyear Meetings – by HPS President Darrell Fisher
  • HPS AGENCY LIAISON POSITION OPENING — deadline for applications 16 May 2014
  • SOCIETY NEWS — Health Physics Society President Represents the United States at Arab Scientific Meeting
  • CHAPTER NEWS — North Central Chapter, Eastern Tennessee Chapter, Baltimore-Washington Chapter, Florida Chapter
  • SECTION NEWS — Power Reactor Section
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — Nanotechnology Committee
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — A discussion of the EINSTEIN Act
  • THE BOICE REPORT #24 — The Eyes Have It
  • EDUCATION MADE EASY — HPS Professional Enrichment Program and Continuing Education Lecture series
  • REPORT FROM THE STACKSDecommissioning Health Physics: A Handbook for MARSSIM Users (Second Edition) – by Eric W. Abelquist
  • RADIOLOGICAL PROTECTION AROUND THE GLOBE — What Is Safe?
  • REAC/TS — Where Does the Public Get Information About "Radiation Antidotes"? Part 1
  • BOOKS BY HPS MEMBERSThe Medical Basis for Radiation-Accident Preparedness: Medical Management—Proceedings of the Fifth International REAC/TS Symposium on the Medical Basis for Radiation-Accident Preparedness and the Biodosimetry Workshop – authors include HPS Members Armin Ansari, Luiz Bertelli, William F. Blakely, Eugene H. Carbaugh, Ronald E. Goans, Gordon K. Livingston, Dustana R. Melo, Ricardo A. Reyes, Steve Sugarman, Richard E. Toohey, Albert L. Wiley, Jr., and Benjamin B. Williams
  • NOTES
    • Nominations Requested for SAB Radiation Advisory Committee Opening
    • Health Physics Education Study Performed by ORISE Released
    • EPA Requests Comments on Updating Nuclear Power Environmental Standards
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS
    • Rescheduled 2014 AMUG Meeting
    • Submittal Deadline for IAEA Conference on Occupational Radiation Protection
    • IEC TC 45 Meeting
  • FROM THE ARCHIVES — K.Z. Morgan at the 1979 HPS Annual Meeting in Hawaii
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