Health Physics News

October 2014

Highlights of the 30-page online Health Physics Society (HPS) October 2014 issue of Health Physics News

  • COVER — "The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Accident and Recovery" by Robert Hayes
  • FROM THE PRESIDENT — HPS President Barbara Hamrick discusses the 60th anniversary of the HPS.
  • ORS CALL FOR PAPERS
  • HPS MEETINGS
    • 2015 HPS Midyear Meeting, Norfolk, Virginia, 1–4 February: Submit your abstracts and make plans to attend
    • 2015 HPS Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, 12–16 July: Start Your Engines
  • SOCIETY NEWS
    • New HPS Position Statements
    • 2014–2015 HPS Fellowship Awardees
  • CHAPTER NEWS — Baltimore-Washington Chapter, Florida Chapter
  • SECTION NEWS — RSO Section
  • THE ATE EXPERTS SAY . . . — A new column about the HPS website Ask the Experts feature
  • NRC NEWS
    • NRC Issues New Strategic Plan
    • ACMUI: Call for Nominations for Diagnostic Radiologist
  • THE HPS EFFECT — NRC's Nuclear Education Grant Programs
  • THE BOICE REPORT #29 — "When Bad Things Happen—Emergency Responders"
  • HPS STANDARDS CORNER — "ISO Standards Reviewers Support HPS International Participation"
  • BOOKS OLD, OBSCURE, OR OUT OF DATENuclear Flight: The United States Air Force Programs for Atomic Jets, Missiles, and Rockets
  • A PHILATELIC LOOK AT HEALTH PHYSICS HISTORY — "Pitchblende"
  • REAC/TS — "Cutaneous Radiation Syndrome in Lilo, Georgia—1996–1997 (REAC/TS Registry Case # 1792)"
  • CHP CORNER
    • The State of AAHP Finances
    • Continuing Education Committee Update
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS
    • National Nuclear Science Week
    • Radiobioassay and Radiochemical Measurements Conference
    • National Radiation Protection Professionals Week
    • NAS Meeting: Planning Towards a BEIR VIII Report
    • 2015 CRPA Annual Conference
  • NOTES
    • Up and Coming in Health Physics
    • Dade Moeller Celebrates 20th Anniversary
    • RSCS Acquires Millennium Services
    • Changes in DOE Isotope Program
    • Image Gently Campaign Expands to Dentistry: Urges Dental Professionals to "Child-Size" Radiation Dose
  • FROM THE ARCHIVES — The Elda E. Anderson Award Breakfast
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — ORAU Professional Training Programs; F&J Specialty Products, Inc.; HPS Logo Store; Berkeley Nucleonics Corporation; Dade Moeller Training Academy; Technical Management Services, Inc.; Radiation Safety Associates, Inc.; RSO Services, Inc.; Radiation Safety & Control Services, Inc.; The MJW Companies