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Council Members in the News


Brooke R. Buddemeier has Agreed to Co-Chair Program Area Committee 3 on Nuclear and Radiological Security and Safety >


Gayle E. Woloschak Appointed Co-Chair of Program Area Committee 1 on Basic Criteria, Epidemiology, Radiobiology, and Risk > 




Current and past vice presidents meet at a recent CC 1 meeting in Bethesda. Jerrold T. Bushberg (2011 - present), S. James Adelstein (1983 - 2001), and Ken Kase (2002 - 2011) represent over 40 years of continuous service to the NCRP.

Tammy P. Taylor Appointed Scientific Vice President of PAC 3 on Nuclear and Radiological Security and Safety >


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NCRP 2015 Annual Meeting, "Changing Regulations and Radiation Guidance: What Does the Future Hold?"
March 16-17, 2015,  Hyatt Regency Bethesda


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Recent Publications

Synopsis of NCRP Statement No. 12, Where Are the Radiation Professionals (WARP)? >

Statement No. 11, Outline of Administrative Policies for Quality Assurance and Peer Review of Tissue Reactions Associated with Fluoroscopically-Guided Interventions >

Commentary No. 23, Radiation Protection for Space Activities: Supplement to Previous Recommendations >

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NCRP Annual Report, "2013 Year in Review" >

Proceedings of the 2013 Annual Meeting, Radiation Dose and the Impacts on Exposed Populations [Health Phys. 106(2), 145-339] >


The Boice Report

Dr. Boice has become a regular contributor to Health Physics News. The Boice Report is intended to provide brief reports on recent activities in radiation protection, measurements, science, and health.

Front row, left to right, Gayle Woloschak, Kathy Higley, Jim Adelstein, and Donald Cool; back row, left to right, Jerry Bushberg, Darrell Fisher, Julian Preston, John Boice, Ken Kase, Donald Miller, Bill Irwin, and Armin Ansari; not in photo, Ralph Andersen, Mike Boyd, Larry Dauer, Fred Mettle, and Marvin Rosenstein.


          January 2015 issue, Changing Times and
          Paradigms—Regulations You Might Live With


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