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Contact:NCHPS President Jonathan Moore

Meeting Fall 2002, Asheville, NC

NCHPS members enjoyed a great meeting with gorgeous weather in beautiful Asheville, NC. HPS President-Elect Kan Kase had a nice visit and shared his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities ahead for the Society. He also gave a technical presentation on medical physics challenges. Our gracious vendors [listed in the program link below] provided tremendous support. As usual, the presentations were excellent. If you weren't able to attend, we regret that you missed a great meeting, but some of the presentations are available below.

Program [pdf file*] 
Brueckner & Taylor: Liquid Brachytherapy - Radiation Safety Considerations
Googins - Informed Consent and Ethics for the Health Physicists
Sprau - Too Cheap to Meter: Resurgence of Nuclear Power
Bell - WBC at Remote Enewetok Atoll - Construction Challenges and Involvement of the Enewetok Community
Gilliam   - Radiological Waste Treatment Using Reverse Osmosis, Evaporation and Solidification from Russian Submarines
Kase - Health Physics Society Strategic Plan and Important Initiatives
Moeller - 50 Years in Health Physics
Mabry - Internal Dosimetry: Using the Most Current ICRP Dosimetric Quantities and Models
Kase - Challenges in Medical Health Physics
Nguyen - Review of Radiation Safety Training Programs at a University Medical Center
Smalling - Homeland Security

Science Teacher of the Year Recognized

Science Teacher of the Year Rebecca Townsend, the Chapter's guest at the fall meeting, accepts an engraved plaque and $50 check from NCHPS President Todd Baker during the buffet dinner.