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Welcome to the East Tennessee Chapter of the Health Physics Society (ETCHPS) Home Page.

The ETCHPS is a scientific and professional organization whose members specialize in occupational, environmental, and medical radiation safety. Our membership includes professionals involved in commercial, industrial, university, medical, and governmental radiation safety activities throughout eastern Tennessee. We are a regional affiliate of the Health Physics Society .

Our mailing address is:
East Tennessee Health Physics Society
PO Box 7006
Oak Ridge, TN 37831

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Richard Toohey.  Dr. Toohey has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 HPS Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award, to be presented at the annual HPS meeting in July.

Upcoming Events
May 21, 2019
Chapter Meeting
Buffalo Mountain Grill, 205 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge
PET Radionuclides and the 20 mSv Challenge
Elizabeth Gillenwalters of Siemens Molecular Imaging
July 7-11, 2019
64th Annual Meeting of the HPS
Orlando, Florida

The PDF of the June 2018 presentation by Dr. Joseph Bowling, ‘Radio-isotopes in Radiation Therapy’, can be viewed here.

Disclaimer: Unlike the PowerPoint presentation at the meeting, the PDF does not have animation on some slides.



Next Meeting

  May 21, 2019
Buffalo Mountain Grill
205 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge
social 5:30 PM, presentation 6:30 PM

PET Radionuclides and the 20 mSv Challenge

  Elizabeth Gillenwalters
Siemens Molecular Imaging

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The ETCHPS is a proud sponsor of the Tennessee Science Bowl

Oak Ridge High School won the 2019 Tennessee Science Bowl.


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