Society News Archive

14 March 2002

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) website has posted an article by AIP Journalist Ben Stein titled "Dirty Bombs" Much More Likely to Create Fear than Cause Cancer: Radiation Effects from Such Devices Likely to Be too Low to Calculate, Health Physicist Says. The article includes an interview with Andrew Karam, the radiation safety officer at the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York. Karam is a Certified Health Physicist, an incoming Director of the Health Physics Society, and a member of the Society's Ad Hoc Committee on Homeland Security.