June 2004 Health Physics News

The June 2004 issue of the Health Physics News has 32 pages and includes the CHP News insert.

  • COVER — An attendance record was set at this year's NCRP meeting. The cover story this month highlights the meeting sessions, the keynote speaker, and the Taylor Lecture.
  • PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — HPS President Kase reports on his visits with AIHA and other Society business.
  • EDITORIAL — Andy Karam writes this month about the need for better radiation detectors to be used by people other than health physicists, especially first responders.
  • CORRESPONDENCE — Lots of letters responding to Mike Henderson's "Radcon Rantings" article that ran in the May issue of Health Physics News.
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — Meet our new Washington Representative David A. Connolly.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — This month we have news from the North Carolina Chapter, the North Central Chapter, and the South Texas Chapter.
  • NOTES — An update on the HPS logo vote.
    • Sandi Nemecek to retire from Global Dosimetry Solutions, Inc.
    • J. Scott Kirk informs readers of the HPS' alliance agreement with OSHA
  • OUTSIDE THE CORNER OFFICE – Jim Hylko discusses a leader's need for empowerment.
  • NRC holds a meeting to discuss involvement with the National Materials Program – Ralph Andersen provides input on behalf of the HPS.
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — Membership Committee Chair Joel Hoyt invites HPS members to be a mentor at this year's annual meeting.
    • Members of the Publications Committee have collected abstracts from recent midyear meetings into a database available on the HPS website.
  • THE TWELFTH J. NEWELL STANNARD Lecture Series was held in April. Marcia Hartman highlights the meeting.
  • ODDS and ENDS — This month, Paul tells about the Maltese Cross Crookes Tube.
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — This month there are 15 display ads, 17 short courses offered, and 6 job offers.

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