2011 News & Events Archive

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In response to requests for information related to the radiological aspects of the Fukushima Nuclear Reactor Accident, NCRP has made Commentary No. 10, Advising the Public About Radiation Emergencies available for free download

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NCRP Commentary No. 22, Radiological Health Protection Issues Associated With Use of Active Detection Technology Systems for Detection of Radioactive Threat Materials

NCRP Report No. 167, Potential Impact of Individual Genetic Susceptibility and Previous Radiation Exposure on Radiation Risk for Astronauts

NCRP Report No. 168, Radiation Dose Management for Fluoroscopically-Guided Interventional Medical Procedures

President Tenforde presented the keynote lecture at the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute banquet celebrating its 50th anniversary on May 12, 2011

Tributes to Wesley L. Nyborg and Dade W. Moeller

Nyborg Moeller


NCRP presentations to the ICRP Symposium on the International System of Radiological Protection:

NCRP announces two new scientific committees:


Council elections held during the NCRP Business Meeting, March 8, 2011

2011 Annual Meeting

Scientific and Policy Challenges of Particle Radiations in Medical Therapy and Space Missions, March 7-8, 2011


35th L.S. Taylor Lecturer, Eleanor A. Blakely, What Makes Particle Radiation so Effective?


8th Warren K. Sinclair Keynote Speaker, Marco Durante, Heavy Ions in Therapy and Space: Benefits and Risks

NCRP Report No. 160 is in the news – Radiologists Call for National Strategy to Address Medical Imaging Overuse

Read the review of NCRP Report No. 161 in the August issue of Medical Physics – “It will likely emerge as the ‘standard’ for management of radioactively contaminated individuals”

Publications Press Releases

NCRP Report No. 166, Population Monitoring and Radionuclide Decorporation Following a Radiological or Nuclear Incident

NCRP Commentary No. 21, Radiation Protection in the Application of Active Detection Technologies

NCRP Report No. 164, Uncertainties in Internal Radiation Dose Assessment

NCRP Report No. 163, Radiation Dose Reconstruction: Principles and Practices

NCRP Report No. 162, Self Assessment of Radiation-Safety Programs

NCRP Report No. 161, Management of Persons Contaminated With Radionuclides

NCRP Report No. 160, Ionizing Radiation Exposure of the Population of the United States

NCRP Publications and Current Activities Related to the Fukushima Nuclear Reactor Accident

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