About the North Carolina Chapter of the Health Physics Society
The North Carolina Chapter of the Health Physics Society (NCHPS) is a professional organization dedicated to the development, dissemination and application of the scientific knowledge of and practical means for radiation protection.
The objective of the
Chapter is the protection of people and the environment of North
Carolina from unnecessary exposure to sources of radiation.
The Chapter is thus concerned with understanding, evaluating and controlling the risks from radiation exposure relative to the benefits derived.