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Registration closed: 2017 RGC HPS Technical Meetin...

April 2 & 3, 2017 Hotel Santa Fe 1501 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM The Rio Grande Chapter of the Health Physics Society would like to announce our upcoming 2017 Spring Technical Meeting and Continuing Education Training Sessions scheduled for April 2 & 3, 2017 at the Hotel Santa Fe, The Hacienda Spa & Resort. They have provided us with a group rate for lodging for $100 per night. When booking, please let them...

2017 Health Physics Instrumentation Committee Meet...

The HPIC meeting for 2017 will be held at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas in cooperation with Desert Research Institute. The address is 755 E. Flamingo Road. The planned dates for this important meeting are April 4, 5, and 6 for 2017. We will start each day at 8 AM and continue as long as necessary. Exhibitors may begin setting up their displays at 7 AM on Tuesday. Lynn Karr of DRI and I will be there to...

Outstanding Leadership Award for Scientists for Ac...

Our chapter would like to congratulate  Mark Miller CHP,  Dr. Carol Marcus and the Scientists for Accurate Radiation Information (SARI) for winning Outstanding Leadership Awards from the International Dose-Response Society.  Please click this link to read Mark Miller’s paper entitled: “A Certified Health Physicist’s Reflections on a 40-Year Career in Radiation Protection” Please click this link to read...

RGC HPS Successful Nominations

In 2015 our chapter nominated and received the following HPS designations for: John Bliss: Fellow Ray Guilmette: Robley Evans Award Jim Thompson: Honor Roll John Taschner:  Founder’s Award Elaine Marshall:  Director Stan Waligora: Honor Roll Jeff Whicker:  Director Please contact us if you know of any Health Physicists who you feel deserves to be recognized for their...

2016 RGC HPS Spring Technical Meeting and Continui...

March 20 & 21, 2016 Hotel Santa Fe 1501 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM The Rio Grande Chapter of the Health Physics Society is excited about our upcoming 2016 Spring Technical Meeting scheduled for March 21, 2016 and invites members of the Chapter, other interested professionals, and students of Health Physics and/or Nuclear Engineering to participate. As an extra incentive, on March 20, 2016, there will be two training...

2015 RGC HPS Fall Dinner Meeting

Thursday, September 17, 2015 Guest Speaker:  Dr. Robert Cherry Jr., CHP – HPS President-Elect Dr. Cherry is Radiation Safety Staff Officer for the US Army Installation Management Command since 2009. Born in Kentucky and raised in Detroit, when drafted out of graduate school, he instead enlisted for Field Artillery OCS in January 1969. He served in a nuclear-capable unit in the Netherlands as a second lieutenant. As a first...

Photos from the 10th Annual RGC HPS Outing to Isot...

Below are photos of Rio Grande Chapter of the Health Physics Society members and their beautiful children who attended the game!!! Date/Time: Friday, August 7, 2015 Game Time: 7:05 pm Event Start: 6:05 pm Place: Isotope’s Park (Google Map) 1601 Avenida Cesar Chavez Southeast Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106-3930 Details: The cost of $33.00 per person includes: Entrance to the Delta Dental Deck Seating Menu: All you can...

2015 RGC HPS Continuing Education Training Session...

The Rio Grande Chapter of the Health Physics Society would like to thank Jeff Whicker & Mark Miller (Environmental Heath Physics) and Elaine Marshall & Steven Farmer (Operational Accelerator Health Physics) for volunteering to conduct our continuing education training sessions on March 22nd! We would also like thank our presenters for during our technical meeting March 23rd!  Those members who were fortunate to...