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Upcoming Meetings

  • Out of an abundance of caution, the 2020 MWCHPS Technical Symposium is postponed until further notice.


  • The Midwest Chapter will host a chapter meeting via teleconference on the morning of Saturday May 16th starting at 9am CT. The call in number will be distributed to our mailing list. Please reach out to us at Midwestchapterhps@gmail.com if you would like to join us on the call. Thank you and stay safe!


  • Meetings Archive

  • February 29th, 2020: Chapter Meeting at Fermilab (Meeting Flyer)


  • April 2012

    (Batavia, IL)

     

    Fifth Annual Midwest Health Physics Technical Symposium

    January 2012

    (Oak Brook, IL)

     

    Sponsored by

    Chase Environmental

     

    William Hartsell, M.D.

    Medical Director

    ProCure

     

    Mark Pankuch

    Director of Medical Physics and Dosimetry, Radiation Safety Officer

    ProCure

     

    “Overview of the CDH Proton Center”

     

    October 2011

    (Lombard, IL)

     

    Sponsored by

    Ameriphysics, LLC

     

    Frank Moore

    Principal Scientist, DOE Radiological Assistance Program, Region 5

    “DOE Response to the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Accident”

    May 2011

    (Downers Grove, IL)

    Annual Meeting/Social

    April 2011

    (Chicago, IL)

     

    Fourth Annual Midwest Health Physics Technical Symposium

    February 2011

    (Lombard, IL)

     

    Sponsored by

    Chase Environmental

     

    Sara DeCair

    Health Physicist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    “EPA’s Protective Action Guides and Lessons from Liberty RadEx and the Gulf Oil Spill”

     

    January 2011

    (Batavia, IL)

     

    Sponsored by

    Ameriphysics, LLC

     

    Fermilab and Neutron Therapy Facility Tour

    November 2010

    (Lombard, IL)

     

    Sponsored by

    Landauer, Inc.

     

     

    Paul Ward

    Health Physicist, FEMA

    “Overview of Supplement 4 to NUREG-0654/FEMA REP-1, “Criteria for Preparation and Evaluation of Radiological Emergency Response Plans and Preparedness in Support of Nuclear Power Plants,” and the FEMA Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program (REPP) Manual”

    May 2010

    (Downers Grove, IL)

    Annual Meeting and Picnic/Social

    April 2010

    (Argonne, IL)

     

    Third Annual Midwest Health Physics Technical Symposium

    March 2010

    (Lombard, IL)

     

    Sponsored by

    Ameriphysics, LLC

     

    Gary Lauten

    Deputy RSO, Accelerator Division, Fermilab

    “The Process of Repairing a Highly Activated NuMI Horn”

    January 2010

    (Lombard, IL)

     

    Sponsored by

    Landauer, Inc.

     

    Tom Hansen, CHP

    President, Ameriphysics, LLC

    “A Breakdown in Communication: Degeneration of Applied MARSSIM Approaches to Decommissioning”

    October 2009

    (Lombard, IL)

     

    Sponsored by

    Mirion Technologies – Dosimetry Services

     

    Steve Reynolds

    Director, Division of Nuclear Materials Safety

    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Region III

    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Response to Medical Events at Veterans Affairs Medical Facilities”

    May 2009

    (Argonne, IL)

    Annual Meeting and Picnic/Social

     

    April 2009

    (Argonne, IL)

    Second Annual Midwest Health Physics Technical Symposium

     

    February 2009

    (Lombard, IL)

    Richard T. Whitman

    Test Engineer, Defense Threat Reduction Agency

    “Advances in Non-Intrusive Detection Systems”

     

    September 2008

    (Warrenville, IL)

    Howard W. Dickson, CHP, CIH, CSP

    President-Elect, Health Physics Society

    “Will They Ever Learn? The Public Education Game”

     

    May 2008

    (Lombard, IL)

     

     

    Dr. Kenneth L. Mossman

    Professor of Health Physics, Arizona State University

    Administrative Judge, NRC Atomic Safety and Licensing Board

    “The LNT Theory: Is It Time to Consider a Change in Regulatory Policy?”

    April 2008

    (Argonne, IL)

    First Annual Midwest Health Physics Technical Symposium

     

    March 2008

    (Warrenville, IL)

    Thomas S. O’Neill

    Vice President, New Plant Development, Exelon Nuclear

    “New Nuclear Plant Development at Exelon”

     

    September 2007

    (Westmont, IL)

    Dr. Richard E. Toohey, CHP

    President-Elect, Health Physics Society

    Director, Dose Reconstruction Programs, Oak Ridge Associated Universities

    “Why No One Believes Us: Cognitive Neuroscience and Radiation Risk”

     

    May 2007

    (Lombard, IL)

    Dr. Kevin L. Nelson

    President-Elect, Health Physics Society

    Radiation Safety Officer, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

    “Medical Response to Radiation Incidents”

     

    April 2007

    (Argonne, IL)

     

    Sponsored by

    Protean Instrument Corp.

     

    J. Murray Gibson

    Director, ANL Advanced Photon Source

    Harold J. Moe

    Health Physicist, Argonne National Laboratory

    Tour of the ANL Advanced Photon Source

     

    February 2007

    (Lombard, IL)

    Allan Haeger

    Regulatory Licensing Lead, Exelon Nuclear

    “The Braidwood Tritium Problem”

     

    Michael Van Der Karr, CHP

    Internal Dosimetry Program Manager, Argonne National Laboratory

    “The Po-210 Poisoning”

     

    October 2006

    (Lombard, IL)

     

    Sponsored by

    Image Technology, Inc.

     

    Burton G. Bennett

    Former Chair, Radiation Effects Research Foundation

    Former Secretary, UNSCEAR

    “The Chernobyl Accident 20 Years Afterward: Update of Health and Environmental Impacts”

    May 2006

    (Lombard, IL)

     

    Jointly sponsored by

    Canberra and

    Global Dosimetry Solutions

     

    Annual Meeting

    “Town Hall Meeting on the Direction of the Chapter”

    January 2006

    (Lombard, IL)

     

     

     

    Gary McCandless

    Manager, LLRW & Site Decommissioning Section

    Illinois Emergency Management Agency

    “Orphan Source Recovery in Illinois”

    September 2005

    (Lombard, IL)

     

    Sponsored by

    Image Technology, Inc.

     

    Brian Dodd

    President-Elect, Health Physics Society

    President, BDConsulting

    “IAEA and the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources”

    May 2005

    (Lombard, IL)

     

    Sponsored by

    Image Technology, Inc.

     

     

    Ruth E. McBurney, CHP

    President-Elect, Health Physics Society

    Manager, Radiation Safety Licensing Branch

    Texas Department of State Health Services

    “Medical Radiation Machines: Safety Considerations for workers, Patients, and the Public”

    March 2005

    (Lombard, IL)

     

     

    Inid Deneau

    Director of Marketing, Landauer, Inc.

    “OSL: Optically Stimulated Luminescence”

    January 2005

    (Aurora, IL)

     

     

    Rose M. Delo, CNMT, RT(N), NCT

    Consultant, Women’s Heart Center, Rush-Copley Heart Institute

    “Nuclear Cardiac Imaging”