August 2003 Health Physics News

The August 2003 issue of Health Physics News has 32 pages.

  • COVER — The Chornobyl Accident took place on 26 April 1986 and was the most severe ever to have occurred in the nuclear industry. André Bouville, Nickolas Luckyanov, and Paul Voillequé recently summarized the events leading up to the studies and answered questions about the dosimetry efforts in the Chornobyl thyroid disease epidemiological studies.
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — Stan Ullman discusses Congressional visits.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — Reports from members of the North Central Chapter, the North Carolina Chapter, and the Cincinnati Radiation Society.
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — The 2003 HPS award recipients are announced.
  • POSITION STATEMENT — Ionizing Radiation-Safety Standards for the General Public
  • NEW NCRP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR — Meet David Schauer, who will succeed William Beckner as Executive Director of NCRP on 1 February 2004.
  • NCRP-A Look Forward — Summary of the 39th Annual Meeting of the NCRP sessions and panel discussion.
  • NOTES — Plan on attending the 37th Midyear Topical Meeting in Augusta, Georgia, 8-11 February 2004.
  • CHP CORNER — Distribution of CHPs in local HPS sections.
  • ODDS and ENDS — Paul Frame tells about the Pancake GM.
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — This month there are 22 display ads, 14 short courses offered, and 4 job offers.

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