Health Physics News

July 2014

Highlights of the 38-page online Health Physics Society (HPS) July 2014 issue of Health Physics News

  • COVER — "NRC Criteria for Patient Release Following Medical Treatment With Radionuclides" – An interview with NRC Commissioner William Magwood by Marcia Hartman, Jeff Brunette, Linnea Wahl, and Mary Walchuk
    • "Health Physics Society Position Statement PS027-0 'Release of Patients Treated With Therapeutic Quantities of Radiopharmaceuticals and Sealed Sources'" – by Ed Maher
  • FROM THE PRESIDENT — "Strategic Planning for Future Growth" – by HPS President Darrell Fisher
  • HPS MEETINGS
    • 2014 HPS Annual Meeting, 13–17 July, Baltimore, Maryland
    • 2015 HPS Annual Meeting, 12–16 July, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • SOCIETY NEWS
    • hps.org Going Mobile
    • Ira Reese to Receive HPS Presidential Special Merit Award
  • MEMBER NEWS — 25-Year Members, 50-Year Members
  • CHAPTER NEWS — Atlanta Chapter, Great Lakes Chapter, Savannah River Chapter
  • SECTION NEWS — Medical Health Physics Section
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — International Collaboration Committee
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — Watering the Garden
  • THE HPS EFFECT — "Salmon"
  • THE BOICE REPORT #26 — "The Million Worker Study Comes to Oak Ridge"
  • IN MEMORIAM — Warren Keith Sinclair
  • BOOKS BY HPS MEMBERS
    • Actions for Survival: Saving Lives in the Immediate Hours After Release of Radioactive or Other Toxic Agents by Allen Brodsky
    • Blackbeard's Cabin Boy by Paul Knapp
  • REPORT FROM THE STACKSRadiation: What It Is, What You Need to Know by Robert P. Gale and Eric Lax
  • RADIOLOGICAL PROTECTION AROUND THE GLOBE — "To LNT or Not to LNT, Is That the Question?"
  • REAC/TS — "Potential Injury From an X-Ray Nondestructive Testing Device (Case #2611)"
  • CHP CORNER
    • Show Your Support for Exam Candidates!
    • Part II Examination Panel
    • Title Protection and Professional Recognition Committee
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS
    • International Radiation Protection Association North American Workshop on the Ethical Dimensions of Radiological Protection
    • 2014 International Radon Symposium
    • Registration Still Open—2014 DOE Accelerator Safety Workshop
    • Public Meeting on DOE Spent Nuclear Fuel
    • IEC TC 45 Meeting
    • Up and Coming in Health Physics
  • NOTES
    • Schauer Named New ICRU Executive Secretary
    • Anthony C. James Scholarship Fund
    • National Academy of Sciences AFRRI Report Public Release
    • 40 CFR 190 Comment Period Extended
    • NRC Updating Strategic Assessment of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Regulatory Program
    • Openings for Graduate Study at Catholic University of America
    • NRC Public Briefing on Radiation Source Protection and Security
  • FROM THE ARCHIVES — Participating in the 5K run at the 1997 HPS Annual Meeting in San Antonio
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