Health Physics News

November 2006

Highlights of the 32-page November 2006 issue of Health Physics News:

  • COVER — Several health physicists who were interviewed in the November 2002 and January 2003 issues of Health Physics News helped explain the compensation and dose reconstruction programs resulting from the EEOICPA, which was created by Congress in October 2000. In this month's Health Physics News, writer Mary Walchuk interviews Paul Ziemer, Chairman of the ABRWH, and Brant Ulsh, Research Health Scientist with NIOSH OCAS, for an update on these programs and the work these health physicists are doing.
  • PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — This month's Message is for those who think they might want to work at the IAEA.
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — David Connolly shares some thoughts on the elections process in this country.
  • ACADEMIC PROGRAM NEWS — Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, BS Health Physics Program has received ABET accreditation. Bloomsburg professors David Simpson and Jack Couch describe the Bloomsburg program for readers.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — The South Texas Chapter endows Texas A&M engineering scholarship to honor Drs. Richard Neff and John Poston, Sr.
  • AGENCY NEWS — The NRC has issued a new edition of the Information Digest.
  • COMMITTEESPublic Information Committee Chair Vince Williams encourages Society members to fill out the Public Outreach Survey found in the Members Only section of the HPS website.
  • NOTES — Make plans for the 52nd Annual HPS Meeting to be held 8-12 July 2007 in Portland, Oregon – find out Oregon facts and fantasies.
    • Greta Joy Dicus obituary
  • ELMER AND THE PLUMBING JOB — A fun-to-read story written by HPS member Ken Miller.
  • CHP CORNER — Frazier Bronson provides highlights of the AAHP Special Session at the Providence HPS meeting. 
  • ODDS AND ENDS — This month's Archives article is about the DOE Ronald Reagan poster (ca. early 1980s).

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  • ADVERTISEMENTS — 13 display ads, 13 short courses, and 5 jobs are offered this month.

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