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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...

After 65 years at Sandia, Harold Rarrick turns in ...

When Harold Rarrick receives the Order of the Nucleus award from the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center later this month, it will be the capstone to a career that began at Sandia in 1949 and ended just last October when he turned in his badge after almost 65 years. To read more please visit: ...

2014 RGC HPS Fall Dinner Meeting

Thursday, September 11, 2014 Location:  Marriott Pyramid North 5151 San Francisco Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109 Google Maps       Social Hour:  6 pm (Cash Bar) Dinner:  7 pm ($35/person) Guest Speaker:  8 pm Guest Speaker:  Nancy Kirner, CHP – HPS President-Elect Explore our Albuquerque hotel’s Journal Center location, near Old Town, featuring quick access to the city’s top dining &...

2014 RGC HPS Spring Technical Meeting

March 31, 2014 Hotel Santa Fe 1501 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM The Rio Grande Chapter of the Health Physics Society is excited about our upcoming 2014 Spring Technical Meeting scheduled for March 31, 2014 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 30, 2014, there will be two training sessions...

Joint RGC HPS and ANS Trinity Section Meeting

SCHEMATIC OF WIPP REPOSITORY ACTINIDE SOLUBILITY AND SPECIATION IN THE WIPP TRANSURANIC REPOSITORY Donald T. Reed Team Leader, Actinide Chemistry and Repository Science Program Repository Science and Operations, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Carlsbad NM, 88220, USA News Flash: Federal panel considers salt beds for other types of nuclear waste. Scientists using research gleaned from activities at WIPP An update of research...

2013 RGC HPS Fall Dinner Meeting

Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Location: Hotel Santa Fe  Address: 1501 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM  87501 Google Maps Social Hour:       6 pm (Cash Bar) Plated Dinner:    7 pm ($40/person) Guest Speaker:   8 pm Guest Speaker:  Barbara Hamrick, CHP – HPS President-Elect Topic: Things I Don’t Know about Epidemiology The worlds of health physics and epidemiology intersect and overlap whether talking...

Sticky: Health Physics Instrumentation Committee 2...

The Health Physics Instrumentation Committee (HPIC) is a voluntary group who have joined together to share information, documents, procedures, selection, testing, and standardization of Health Physics instruments. The 2013 annual HPIC meeting is scheduled for Monday through Wednesday October 7, 8, and 9 on the UNM Los Alamos campus in Los Alamos, NM. UNM-LA is located in the town of Los Alamos on Diamond Drive and University...