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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

NRRPT review course

This year’s NRRPT review course is scheduled for Thursday evenings starting November 9th!  The review courses will be at the Roane State Community College-Oak Ridge Campus from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.  Please contact Rob Gionfriddo at to sign-up.

The classes will be held in the Coffey McNally Building Room A-111.

Current schedule is Thursday from 530-730 starting on November 9th - December 14th.  If you think the class will only last an hour or less we can try and schedule multiple topics/ instructors for that day.

Nov 9th -  Glenn Hathaway - Medical
Nov 16th - Paul Jones - Guides/Regs, Transportation, and Lasers
Nov 23rd  - Thanksgiving NO CLASS
Nov 30th - Justin Spence - Instrumentation
Dec 7th - Vendors Meeting
Dec 14th - Available (Emergency Response/preparedness, Accelerators, Dosimetry, etc)

In January the QA will be held if enough interest is generated.

Upcoming Events
November 14, 2023
Chapter Meeting
UCOR Meat & Train Room
701 Scarboro Road, Oak Ridge
Steve Zuck, former Office of Secure Transportation (OST)
Steve will discuss his experience as OST commander and OST's mission
December 7, 2023
Vendors Meeting
Rothchild Catering & Conference Center
8807 Kingston Pike, Knoxville
Announcement and Registration

Roger Cloutier's 50th anniversary history of the ETCHPS

Pictures from 2022 picnic



Next Meeting

   December 7, 2023

4:30 doors open, 6:30 dinner
Rothchild Catering & Conference Center
8807 Kingston Pike, Knoxville

Vendors Meeting
Announcement and Registration

Got Science?

Save the date
    February 23-24, 2024

Collierville High School won the 2023 Tennessee Science Bowl.

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