Health Physics News

May 2005

The May 2005 issue of Health Physics News has 28 pages with a wide range of information including the following:

  • COVER — The cover story this month will get you in gear for the 50th Annual Meeting to be held in Spokane, Washington, 10-14 July 2005. Read about the Wednesday Plenary Sessions and get some background on the speakers.
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — David Connolly updates readers on the spring happenings in the nation's capital.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — The Cincinnati Radiation Society and the South Texas Chapter give reports on their latest meetings.
  • HIGH-POWERED COLLECTION — This story is about one of HPS' members and was published in the Tri-City Herald, Richland, Washington.
  • CORRESPONDENCE — Dean Warren comments about the book review that was written about his book, The Bomb and Its Deadly Shadow.
  • NOTES — Obituaries of Walter Mauderli, John Cameron, and James Johnson
    • The fifth health physics program is accredited by ABET/ASAC
    • Jim Tripodes writes about the California radiation regulation reorganization proposals
  • BOOK REVIEW — Andy Karam reviews the book The Bomb and Its Deadly Shadow: A Memoir, written by Dean Warren.
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — Public Education Committee Chair Dan McGrane updates readers on the committee's activities.
  • COMMENTARY — Al Tschaeche comments about people living in apartments built in Taiwan using steel rebar that was contaminated with 60Co.
  • CHP CORNER — Neil Kiely gives recommendations for anyone planning to take the CHP exam
  • ODDS AND ENDS — This month's Archives article is on the Combination Counter.
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — This issue has 11 display ads, 21 short courses offered, and 1 job offers.

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