July 2002 Newsletter Highlights

The July 2002 issue of the Health Physics Society's Newsletter has 40 pages and includes letters to Dr. Zoomie.

  • COVER — This month's cover story is an interview with new NCRP President Tom Tenforde. He discusses the mission of the NCRP and what his role will be as President of the NCRP.
  • EDITORIAL — Andy Karam discusses some of the reasons to take an active role in the Society.
  • PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — HPS President George Anastas uses his column this month to thank those who have contributed to the success of the Society.
  • MEMBER'S POINT OF VIEW — Mark Maiello from New York gives his view on combating the fear of nuclear power plants.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — Chapters reporting news this month are North Texas, New England, Sierra Nevada, and Northern California
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — HPS award recipients and Standing Committee appointments for 2002-2003 are listed this month.
    • Allen Brodsky urges members to join the Homeland Security Committee
  • NONIONIZING SIDE OF THE SPECTRUM — A press release from the NCI website ("Radar Exposure Has Little Effect on Mortality of Korean War Veterans") has been reprinted for your information.
  • NOTES — Colorado State University has fellowships available; the Seventh International Radiopharmaceutical Dosimetry symposium was held in Nashville in April; a written tour of San Diego, the location for the 2003 ARSCE meeting; Cyndi Jones is a new Newsletter Associate Editor.
  • CHP CORNER — A report of the AAHP Professional Development Committee and an update on the new AAHP logo.
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — Stan Ullman gives an update on Yucca Mountain and the Energy Bill.
  • ODDS AND ENDS FROM THE HISTORICAL ARCHIVES — Paul Frame explains how the brass spinning top worked.
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — This month there are 19 display ads, 14 short courses offered, and 4 job offers.

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