Health Physics News
Highlights of the 32-page January 2007 issue of Health Physics News:
- COVER — We asked members of the Health Physics Society to tell us what it is about their jobs that excites them and would lead them to encourage a high school student to look at their career field when trying to decide on post-high school options. The answers provide an up-close and personal look at health physics.
- PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — HPS President Dodd does an unscientific, informal survey of some of the fairly recent past presidents to see what they might have in common.
- COMMITTEES — Nominating Committee Chair John Frazier reminds members to submit nominations for new officers and directors.
- Awards Committee—Now is the time to nominate worthy candidates to the HPS Awards Committee for these awards: Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award, Robley D. Evans Commemorative Medal, Elda E. Anderson Award, Founders Award, Fellow Award, Outstanding Science Teacher Award, and the National Student Science Award.
- INSIDE THE BELTWAY — David Connolly discusses the results of the November 2006 elections.
- THE MAN BEHIND THE CAMERA — This is your chance to meet Casper Sun, the man behind the camera.
- NOTES — It's not too early to start thinking about the 2008 Midyear Topical Meeting and Professional Development School to be held 27-30 January in Oakland, California. Details in this month's newsletter.
- The Second All African IRPA Congress will be held in April 2007.
- NCRP releases Report No. 153.
- NCRP announces the renewal of its grant from the NCI.
- HPS posts polonium-210 information sheet.
- CHAPTER NEWS — Western New York and Great Lakes Chapters give highlights of their latest meetings.
- CHP CORNER — The results of the 2006 ABHP Certification Exam: 48 out of 111 candidates passed Part I and 37 out of 96 candidates passed Part II. The list of those individuals is in this month's "CHP Corner."
- ODDS AND ENDS — This month's Archives article is about the GARD personal monitor.
- ADVERTISEMENTS — 11 display ads, 16 short courses, and 4 jobs are offered this month.