Cascade Chapter of the Health Physics Society


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The Health Physics Society is a scientific and professional organization whose members specialize in occupational and environmental radiation safety. The primary purpose of the Society is to support its members in the practice of their profession.

The Cascade Chapter of the Health Physics Society covers Oregon and Western Washington. The Members are in radiation protection or related fields, from universities, hospitals, government, research and business.

This Chapter's primary objectives are:

  • Encourage the dissemination of information between individuals
  • Improve public understanding of radiation
  • Provide open lines of communication between radiation professionals


  • Cascade Chapter Fall 2013 Meeting

The CCHPS Fall 2013 Meeting will be held Friday, November 8, 2013, at the Red Lion Hotel in Olympia, Washington. See the Meetings Page for the agenda and registration.

  • Health Physics Society Midyear Topical Meeting

The HPS 47th Midyear Topical Meeting will be held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 9–12 February 2014, on “Nuclear Power Radiation Safety: Learning From the Past to Protect the Future”. For more information see the meeting website (click here).

  • CCHPS Newsletter

The Fall 2013 Avalanche is here! See the Newsletter Page.