September 2002 Newsletter Highlights

The September 2002 issue of the HPS Newsletter has lots of information from the ARSCE meeting held in Tampa.

  • COVER — This month HPS members reflect on the 47th Annual Health Physics Society meeting held in Tampa, Florida, 16-20 June 2002.
  • EDITORIAL — Ken Mossman shares his opinion on how experts should respond to "what-if" scenarios.
  • FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE — Ten Russian students attended the HPS annual meeting. One of the students, Ekaterina Zaytseva, tells what it was like for the 10 lucky students to be a part of the meeting.
  • MEETING PHOTOS — Two pages of summer school and annual meeting photos.
  • AGENCY NEWS — Michael T. Ryan is named to the NRC Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Jeffrey S. Merrifield to serve second term at NRC; NRC 10 CFR Part 35 Medical Use of Byproduct Material Workshops.
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — An update on HR 4-The Energy Policy Act of 2002.
  • BOOK REVIEW — Al Tschaeche reviews the book, Memoirs: A Twentieth-Century Journey in Science and Politics.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — Chapters reporting this month are East Tennessee and Virginia.
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — Nominating Committee: The list of nominees for this year's election is complete and listed; Publications Committee: The Publications Committee is requesting applications for the Director of Special Publications position.
  • NOTES — The AMRSO has a list server; ARSCE 2003 is 20-24 July 2003 in San Diego; Hap West obituary; and My Lifelong Hobbies by Bela Kovach.
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS — Abelquist is named head of ORISE's RSAT Program; DOE Hanford site to hold ALARA Workshop; Laser Safety Officer certification offered; Management of Terrorism Symposium.
  • CHP CORNER — AAHP/ABHP election results and honors from the 47th annual meeting.
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — This month there are 17 display ads, 12 short courses offered, and 7 job offers.

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