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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

There is no July meeting, in deference to the Annual HPS meeting.
July 7-11, 2019
64th Annual Meeting of the HPS
Orlando, Florida
August 13, 2019
Chapter Picnic
Clark Center Park, Oak Ridge, 5 - 8 PM
November 7, 2019
NRRPT Prep course
Begins November 7 and continues each Thursday after except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years 2020.

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 13, 2019
Clark Center Park, Oak Ridge
5 - 8 PM

Chapter Picnic
The picnic fare will be provided by Chick-fil-a.  Beverages will be provided.  Everybody is invited to bring a dessert to share.

There are picnic tables in the area, but very limited seating at the pavilion, so feel free to bring a lawn chair.

Cost for the picnic will be $5 each.  Please RSVP to Adam Tuesburg (
by 5 August.

Got Science?

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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