Website, Publications, and Secretariat Contacts

Website Contacts

Please contact the following persons for scientific or technical issues associated with the Health Physics Society website:

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Barbara L. Hamrick

Editor in Chief
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Craig L. Little

Society Operations Editor
  • Responsible for updating the content on the HPS public and Members Only websites with the Society's activities.
  • Maintains the Meetings pages and Upcoming Meetings and Events.
  • Assists committees, chapters, and sections with reporting and updating their posted information.
  • Performs copy editing of FAQs, Health Physics News items, etc.
  • Official point of contact for media inquiries.
  • Oversees HPS social media functions.
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Emily Caffrey

Ask the Experts Editor
  • Oversees/structures/develops the Ask the Experts (ATE) HPS feature.
  • Identifies fact sheets that are helpful to the public on radiation information.
  • Maintains a list of topic editors and experts.
  • Ensures that questions are answered in a timely manner.
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Ramesh Bobbu

Webmaster
  • Responsible for the management of the hps.org server, website design and layout, security, and backup of the hps.org website.
  • Maintains, updates, and backs up all databases in coordination with the Secretariat.
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Sharon Hebl

Support Editor
  • Posts job openings.
  • Posts ATE questions and answers, Notes of Appreciation, FAQs, and other ATE-related items determined by ATE editors.
  • Helps ATE editors as needed.
  • Reviews posted ATE questions and answers and edits and updates URLs as needed.
  • Contacts publishers and authors for book donations for the book drawing at the annual meeting.
  • Helps news editor as needed.

Health Physics News Contact

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Mary A. Walchuk

News Editor
  • Gathers, prepares, and posts news items and graphics for the HPS website and the twice-monthly emailed Health Physics News.
  • Copyedits various web pages and HPS documents.
  • Coordinates and attends the Web Operations booth at the HPS annual meeting.

Chapter and Section Website Support

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Ruediger (Ruedi) Birenheide

  • Webmaster for hpschapters.org website. 
  • Edits section and chapter web pages.

Journal Contacts

Use the following addresses to contact the Health Physics Journal and Operational Radiation Safety editors:

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Health Physics Journal

Brant Ulsh

Editor in Chief
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Operational Radiation Safety
Craig A. Little

Editor in Chief
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Health Physics Journal

Mary Gene Ryan

Managing Editor
  • Responsible for handling Health Physics manuscripts from acceptance to publication.
  • Manages copyediting process through final proof stage.
  • Chooses content for each month's issue.
  • Ensures that all technical and editorial concerns are addressed prior to publication.
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Health Physics Journal

Deanna Baker

Editorial Assistant
  • Responsible for handling manuscripts from submission to acceptance—serves as the liaison between authors and editors.
  • Helps authors navigate the Editorial Manager software system.
  • Serves as the managing editor for Operational Radiation Safety.
  • Communicates with the production editor and publisher to ensure all concerns are addressed prior to printing an article.

Secretariat Contacts

Use the following address to contact the Secretariat:

Health Physics Society
950 Herndon Parkway
Suite 450
Herndon, VA 20170
Phone: 703-790-1745
Fax: 703-790-2672
Email: hps@BurkInc.com

Overall administration of the Society:
Brett J. Burk, Executive Director, bburk@burkinc.com, phone ext. 220
Jill Drupa, Program Manager, jdrupa@burkinc.com, phone ext. 222

Mary Lou Robinson, Program Assistant, mrobinson@burkinc.com, phone ext. 223

Administration of the Society's meetings:
Jennifer Rosenberg, Meetings Director, jrosenberg@burkinc.com, phone ext. 231
Lori Strong, Senior Meetings Director, lstrong@burkinc.com, phone ext. 214

 

Overall administration of the Society's finances:
Rudy Flugel, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, rflugel@burkinc.com, phone ext. 217
Sue Huber, Controller, shuber@burkinc.com, phone ext. 228

Laurie Mullins, Data Processor, lmullins@burkinc.com, phone ext. 216, is responsible for processing of new and renewal dues.

Maggie Lefer, Data Processor, mlefer@burkinc.com, phone ext. 229, is responsible for processing of new and renewal dues.

Amy Wride-Graney, Standards Coordinator, awride-graney@burkinc.com, phone ext. 213, is responsible for the Standards Program, Committees N13 and N43.

Amy Sullivan, Exhibits/Sponsorship exhibits@hps.org and Registration meetings@hps.org, phone ext. 233, is responsible for the Society’s exhibit program as well as processing of meeting registrations.

Heide Scheiter-Rohland, Membership Director, hrohland@burkinc.com, phone ext. 219, is responsible for administering the Society's membership program, section and chapter support, and resetting and sending passwords.

Tammy Liberati and Elizabeth Terry-Humen, Administrative Assistants, hps@burkinc.com, phone ext. 210, respond to inquiries concerning general information on the Society and forward membership applications, meeting information, and Society brochures.

Mary Gene Ryan, Special Publications Director, journaloffice@burkinc.com, 843-670-9668, is responsible for producing special publications of the Society, which currently include ANSI/HPS standards.