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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

Upcoming Events
July 15-19, 2018
Heath Physics Society                                         
63rd Annual Meeting
Cleveland, Ohio
August 15, 2018
REAC/TS has invited Professor Nouyuki Hirhashi to present a lecture on New Radiation Emergency Medical System in Japan: Lessons Learned from Fukushima and Hiroshima

The event will be at Pollard Auditorium, Wednesday August 15 at 3:30 PM and members of the ETCHPS are invited to attend.

Professor Hirohashi is world-renowned for his role in the response and recovery to the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011.  Dr. Hirohashi is a professor in the Department of Radiation Disaster Medicine, Research Center for Radiation Causality Medicine at the Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine at Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan.  His background is in radiation medicine, disaster medicine, advanced emergency, and critical care.  His Ph.D. and fellowship are in immunology, microbiology, and molecular genetics.
August 21, 2018
Annual Chapter Picnic
5 - 8 PM
Clark Center Park
Oak Ridge

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

  August 21, 2018
Clark Center Park
Oak Ridge
5 - 8 PM

Annual Chapter Picnic

Bring your family and enjoy good food, games, and fun. 

Menu includes Grilled Steak & Chicken Fajita Bar with vegetables, mexican rice, black beans, refried beans, chips, salsa, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, sour cream!, and ice cold drinks.  Bring a dessert of your choice to share.  Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.  Please RSVP to
or call 865-470-4097
if you have questions.

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Oak Ridge High School won the 2017 Tennessee Science Bowl.


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