2012 News & Events Archive

Senior Vice President, Jerrold Bushberg, elected as fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine

and Council member, Wesley Bolch, named Fellow of both the Health Physics Society and American Association of Physicists in Medicine

Dr. George Xu, Council member since 2008, has recently been appointed to lead the Nuclear Engineering Program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, one of the largest, most established nuclear engineering programs in the Nation

Dr. John Boice presented the 4th Dade W. Moeller Lecture entitled NCRP and International Consistency in Radiation Protection Standards at the Health Physics Society 57th Annual Meeting in Sacramento

Dr. David Schauer was an invited speaker at the Workshop on European Population Doses from Medical Exposure. The Workshop was sponsored by the European Commission and hosted by the Greek Atomic Energy Commission in Athens, Greece

New President, Executive Director, & Members Elected

NCRP is pleased to announce that Dr. John D. Boice, Jr. has been elected to serve as the Council’s fifth President. Dr. Boice was elected during the 48th Annual Meeting, March 13, 2012

2012 Annual Meeting

2012 Annual Meeting, Emerging Issues in Radiation Protection in Medicine, Emergency Response, and the Nuclear Fuel Cycle, was held March 12-13, 2012, Bethesda, Maryland

Antone L. Brooks gave the 36th Lauriston S. Taylor Lecture at the 2012 Annual Meeting. The lecture, entitled From the Field to the Laboratory and Back: The What Ifs, Wows and Who Cares of Radiation Biology

Fred A. Mettler, Jr. gave the ninth Warren K. Sinclair Keynote Address at the 2012 Annual Meeting. The Address, entitled Childhood Exposure: An Issue from Computed Tomography Scans to Fukushima

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

Dr. David Schauer, lectured in the 30th International Dosimetry Symposium in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Available for Free Download

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

Now Available:

The following NCRP publications address the key issues related to the events in Japan:

NCRP Report No. 165, Responding to a Radiological or Nuclear Terrorism Incident: A Guide for Decision Makers

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

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