Health Physics News

February 2015

Highlights of the 47-page online Health Physics Society (HPS) February 2015 issue of Health Physics News

  • COVER — "The Not So New NORMal" by Brant Ulsh
  • EDITORIAL — "Simple Language Isn't So Simple" by Ted Lazo
  • FROM THE PRESIDENT — Thoughts and speculation on recent studies
  • HPS MEETINGS
    • HPS 48th Midyear Meeting, Norfolk, Virginia, 1–4 February 2015
    • HPS 60th Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, 12–16 July 2015
      • Special Session Celebrating Health Physics and the Health Physics Society
      • Call for PEP/CEL Submissions
      • Out and About Indianapolis, Part 2
  • SOCIETY NEWS
    • Health Physics Society 2015–2016 Officers and Board Members
    • Call for Health Physics Society Award Nominations
    • 2014–2015 Member-Get-a-Member Contest
    • 2015 Call for Student Fellowships, Travel Grants, and Scholarships
    • Call for Nominations for HPS Officers and Board
  • CHAPTER NEWS — North Carolina Chapter, Rio Grande Chapter, Florida Chapter
  • SECTION NEWS — Medical Health Physics Section, Accelerator Section
  • THE ATE EXPERTS SAY . . . — How HPS ATE experts answered question #10,119
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — Academic Education Committee
  • STUDENT CORNER — Attention Students—Get Published!
  • JOURNAL NOTES
    • Health Physics Supports Compliance With the U.S. DOE Public Access Plan
    • Recognition of Peer Reviewers for Health Physics and Operational Radiation Safety
    • Health Physics Call for Papers: 60th Anniversary of the Health Physics Society
    • Up and Coming in Health Physics
  • NRC NEWS
    • Stephen G. Burns Becomes NRC's 16th Chairman
    • NRC Issues Volume 4 of Yucca Mountain Safety Evaluation Report
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — "Here We Go Again"
  • THE BOICE REPORT #33 — "How Low Can You Go—Learning to Live With Uncertainty"
  • BOOKS OLD, OBSCURE, OR OUT OF DATEMeteorology and Atomic Energy 1968
  • A PHILATELIC LOOK AT HEALTH PHYSICS HISTORY — "Electron Microscopes"
  • REAC/TS — "Internal Contamination With Radioactive Materials"
  • CHP CORNER
    • Call for 2015 McAdams Award Nominations
    • Continuing Education Committee
    • ABHP Part I Panel of Examiners Activities
    • Professional Development Committee Update
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS
    • 2015 NCRP Annual Meeting
    • 2015 CRPA Annual Conference
  • NOTES
    • Gail de Planque in Maryland Women's Hall of Fame
    • NCRP Statement About Fluoroscopically Guided Interventions
  • FROM THE ARCHIVES — Mardi Gras at the 1998 HPS Midyear Meeting in Mobile, Alabama
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