September 2001 Newsletter Highlights

The Health Physics Society's September 2001 Newsletter includes an ANSI Standard, fun photos taken on the Night Out Goodtime III cruise, and many interesting articles including:

  • COVER — Several people attending the recent ARSCE meeting in Cleveland reflect on how they feel the meeting went.
  • EDITORIAL — Eric Abelquist tells about the changes being considered for the Health Physics Society.
  • PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — George Anastas summarizes the HPS 13 June Business Meeting and the 14 June Board Meeting.
  • CORRESPONDENCE — This month's letters refer to the effects of low-level radiation, if the Standards should be electronic or printed, and an HPS member's experience giving a PEP presentation.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — The Western Pennsylvania and South Texas Chapters update readers on their activities.
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — The list of nominees for this fall's election is complete and included in this month's Newsletter.
    • Ray Guilmette and Eric Daxon report on a four-day meeting held at the Center of the German Physical Society in Bad Honnef that provided a forum for exchanging recent scientific results on DU in the Balkans.
    • Joel Lubenau presents his article summarizing his presentation at the AAHP session held at the 2001 ARSCE.
    • More photos from the 2001 ARSCE held in Cleveland.
  • TREASURER'S REPORT — Brian Dodd details the Society's financial situation.
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — The House and Senate pass FY2002 Energy and Water Appropriations Bills.
  • CHP CORNER — AAHP/ABHP election results and honors from the ARSCE Meeting in Cleveland.
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — This month there are 14 display ads, 17 short courses offered, and 8 job offers.

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