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Contact:NCHPS President-Elect Jonathan Moore

NCHPS Spring 2010 Meeting

Agenda with Presentation Slides
Photo Gallery


Thursday, March 4th

8:00 - 12:00

PEP - Radioactive Material Shipment Update Training

Ben Edwards, CLSO,CHP

1:00 - 1:05

Welcome and Introduction

Bill Byrum, CHP

Duke Energy

NCHPS President-Elect

1:05 - 1:45

"It's ELEMENTary, our dear Watson!"

Nelson Couch, PhD, CIH,CSP, Col-ret, President- Triangle Health and Safety Inc. &

J. Daniel Bourland, PhD

Wake Forest School of Medicine

1:45 - 2:30

Texas Radiation Protection Program Outcomes

Robert Emery, DrPH, CHP, CIH, CSP, RBP, CHMM, CPP, ARM

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

2:30 - 3:00

50 Years of Federal Radiation Protection Guidance--What's Left To Do?

Michael Boyd, MSPH

United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Radiation and Indoor Air

3:00 - 3:30

Break -Exhibitor's Area

3:30 - 4:00

When Organization Embraced Uncertainty

David Hamby, PhD

Oregon State University

4:00 - 4:30

The Resurgence of Nuclear Power - Fuel Fabrication

Allen M. Mabry, CHP
GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy

4:30 - 5:00

Chapter Business Meeting

Laura Pring, BA,RT(R)(M)(QM)(BD),RRPT

Carolinas Medical Center

President, NCHPS



5:00 - 6:30

Social - Exhibitor Area

6:30 - 9:00

Dinner & Speaker

"A Brief History of the North Carolina Chapter of the Health Physics Society"

Todd W. Baker, MSPH, CHP

United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research & Development

Friday, March 5th

8:00 - 8:45

Animal Brachytherapy, Ophthalmic Treatments

Richard McMullen, Dr. Veterinarian, NC State  & Ken Weeks, PhD, Rexhealthcare

8:45 - 9:15

Review of Recent CT Accidents-Dosimetry, Risk Analysis, and Lessons Learned

Terry Yoshizumi, PhD

Duke University Medical Center

9:15 -

Feasibility of a Small Scale Transmutation Device - Part 2

Roger Sit, Ph.D., CHP - University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

9:45- 10:15

Break - Exhibitor's Area

10:15 - 10:45

Student Papers

Amy B. Orders
North Carolina State University
Environmental Health

10:45 - 11:30

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

Tom Hansen


11:30 - 12:00

Wake Forest Demon Deacon Thunder Tabletop Exercise

David C. Howell

Wake Forest University Health Sciences


Wrap-up and Adjourn

Bill Byrum

Photo Gallery

Alan Mabry (Watson Speaker)

Alan and Adam

Alan, Ben and David

Amy Orders and Laura Pring

Bill Ameen and Dick Witcofski

Bill Byrum

Bill Byrum-2

Bill and Bob

Bob Emery(Watson Speaker)

Bradford and Roger

Charter Members Dick Witcofski and Bob Dough

Daniel Bourland (Watson Speaker)

Daniel and Nelson

David Hamby(Watson Speaker)

David Howell

David and Marion

Derek and Student

Dr. Betty Revsin-Watson

Dr. Dough and Dr. Witcofski-

Dr. Dough, Laura Pring and Dr. Witcofski

Dr. J

Dr. Jokisch and Dr. Peterson

Dr. Watson Speakers with Laura Pring and Bill Byrum-

Dr. Witcofski, Dr. Ameen, W.O. Ameen and Dr. Dough

E&Z Vendors

FMU Gals

FMU Guys

FMU Students-1

FMU Students-2

FMU Students-3

FMU Students-4

FMU Students-5

FMU Students-6

FMU Students-7

FMU Students-8

Felix and Tom

Former Watson Students


Larry, Bill and Lance

Laura Pring and Ben Edwards

Laura Pring and Derek Jokisch

Laura Pring and Dr. Betty Revsin-Watson

Laura Pring and Dr. Dough

Laura Pring and Dr. Witcofski

Laura and Marion

Lee, Laura and David

Mark and Mike

Mike Boyd (Watson Speaker)

Mike Boyd(Watson Speaker)

Mike and Bradford

Mike and David

More Vendors

NCHPS Past Presidents

Nelson Couch (Watson Speaker)

Otis Ameen - Guest

Ritchie and James

Stan and Mike Boyd

Steve and Co.

Todd Baker

Todd Baker (Watson Speaker)

Tom Hansen



Wendy and Ritchie