John Boice (NCRP Director of Science) presented the Herbert M. Parker Lecture in Richland, Washington on April 10, 2019. Herb was a charter member of NCRP (1964), the first L.S. Taylor Lecturer (1977), and served on numerous scientific committees. He was a pioneer in radiation protection and safety and was the first head of the Hanford Laboratories (now Battelle Pacific Northwest National Laboratory).
NCRP organizes the 6th Working Group Meeting of the Million Person Study in Oak Ridge, TN
J Margaux (ORISE), M Bellamy (MSKCC), B Ellis (ORISE), A Golden (ORISE), L Dauer (MSKCC, NCRP), J Anderson (NIOSH), R Leggett (ORNL), D Girardi (ORISE), M Avtandilashvili (USTUR), J Boice (NCRP), K Eckerman (ORNL-ret, NCRP), K Held (NCRP President)
Council Member, John J. Lanza, has been appointed to the EPA's Science Advisory Board Radiation Advisory Committee
Distinguished Emeritus Member, Eleanor A. Blakely, to receive 20th ICRU Gray Medal
NCRP Council Members—Eleanor Blakely, Polly Chang, John Boice, Edouard Azzam, and Amy Kronenberg—participate in the 2019 NASA Human Research Program in Galveston, Texas on Human Exploration and Discovery: The Moon, Mars and Beyond
Congratulations to NCRP Council Members Jessica Wieder and Brooke Buddemeier on becoming TED educators on how to survive nuclear fallout. Take five minutes to learn the science of how "get inside, stay inside, stay tuned" can save your life. Please share.
NCRP Scientific Committee 4-9 met at NCRP to finalize the draft on “Medical Exposure of Patients in the United States” for Council Review.
Seated: Richard Vetter, Henry Royal, Wesley Bolch, Gary Guebert
Standing: Mahadevappa Mahesh (Co-Chair), Donald Miller, Jennifer Elee, Fred Mettler (Chair), Kathryn Held (NCRP Executive Director), Donald Frush, Mythreyi Bhargavan Chatfield, John Boice (NCRP President)
Congratulations to Gayle Woloschak (NCRP Council and Board member), John Kalapurakal, Bharat Mittal, and David Gius for being named Fellows of the American Society for Radiation Oncology