UNSCEAR: Present and Future Activities

The BWCHPS hosts Ms. Borislava Batandjieva-Metcalf, Secretary, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Radiation (UNSCEAR). Abstract: Since the establishment of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) by the General Assembly in its resolution 913 (X) of 3 December 1955, the mandate of the Committee has been to … Continue reading UNSCEAR: Present and Future Activities

Guidance for Medical Physicists Responding to a Nuclear or Radiological Emg

The BWCHPS hosts Debbie Gilley, Radiation Protection Specialists, International Atomic Energy Agency. Abstract: Medical physicists represent a valuable asset in a nuclear or radiological emergency. They should be available to response to nuclear or radiological emergencies (NREs), especially in the hospital environment. The recognition of this fact led the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and … Continue reading Guidance for Medical Physicists Responding to a Nuclear or Radiological Emg

NCRP: Who We Are and What We Do

Dr. Held will provide an update on the NCRP: Who We Are and What We Do.Abstract:The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) is a Congressionally-chartered, non-government, non-profit organization that has addressed significant science and policy issues related to ionizing and non-ionizing radiations for over 90 years. NCRP seeks to formulate and widely disseminate … Continue reading NCRP: Who We Are and What We Do

Joint Meeting ANS-DC Section and BWCHPS

The ANS-DC Section and the BWCHPS host a joint meeting on power reactors and related environmental assessments.Guest Speakers:Travis Chapman, Licensing Engineer, X-Energy, and J. Stewart Bland, CHP, Principal Health Physicist, SC&A and Chesapeake Nuclear Services, Inc. Presentations:Travis Chapman, U.S. Licensing, X-EnergyDeploying Advanced Reactor Technologies with X-EnergyAbstractX-energy is developing advanced reactor solutions for a variety of … Continue reading Joint Meeting ANS-DC Section and BWCHPS

Annual Mtg of the Baltimore-Washington Chapter of the Health Physics Soc

2021 Annual Meeting of the Baltimore-Washington Chapter of the Health Physics Society will be held on May 7, 2021.The Baltimore-Washington Chapter of the Health Physics Society (BWHPS) will hold its 2021 Annual Meeting virtually on 7 May 2021 from 0830 to 1440. As indicated in the provisional agenda, the meeting will start with a business … Continue reading Annual Mtg of the Baltimore-Washington Chapter of the Health Physics Soc

Using Genomics to Investigate Radiation-Related Issues

Dr. Stephan Chanock will provide information about radiation-related issues following the Chernobyl Accident in 1986.Abstract:The talk will address two parallel studies using genomics to investigate important questions in radiation-related issues following the Chernobyl accident in 1986. In the first study, we report a large-scale integrated genomic landscape analysis of PTCs after the Chernobyl accident with … Continue reading Using Genomics to Investigate Radiation-Related Issues

BWCHPS September 14, 2021, Technical Program with Dr. Bradley Childs

Dr. Bradley Childs will discuss his work related to alternate pathways to produce desirable metals and ceramics.Abstract: A novel production method of 99Mo by way of a Szilard-Chalmers was studied in order to find safe ways to produce technetium-99m. Molybdenum-98 organometallics were placed in a neutron flux and inorganic and organic separation techniques were used … Continue reading BWCHPS September 14, 2021, Technical Program with Dr. Bradley Childs

Mid-Atlantic States Radiation Control Programs Conference

Mid-Atlantic States Radiation Control Programs Conference will feature technical presentations and workshops on radiation control.Sponsored by the Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania Radiation Control Programs and the Baltimore-Washington Chapter of the Health Physics Society. On-Line Conference AnnouncementSeptember 21-22, 2021, 9:00AM -- 5:00PMYou are cordially invited to attend an on-line, two-day conference featuring a variety … Continue reading Mid-Atlantic States Radiation Control Programs Conference

BWCHPS 9 November 2021, Technical Program with Paul Madairy

Paul Madairy, CHP, RSO Inc. will talk about the required tools to achieve alpha/beta discrimination for liquid scintillation devices.Title:Alpha-Beta Discrimination in Liquid Scintillation Counting By: Paul Madairy, CHP, RSO, Inc. Abstract:Liquid scintillation counting is a useful tool for many health physics laboratories supporting radiation safety programs. This instrument is widely used for sample analysis of … Continue reading BWCHPS 9 November 2021, Technical Program with Paul Madairy

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