Baltimore-Washington Chapter of the Health Physics Society, Inc.
PO Box 4211, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Specialists in Radiation Safety  •  Chartered 18 November 1958


Upcoming Events

    • 27 Mar 2017
    • 29 Mar 2017
    • Gaithersburg, MD

    The Council on Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards (CIRMS) will host its annual conference in late March at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD.  This conference addresses the importance of radiation measurements with special emphasis being placed on standards.  Speakers will include international experts from academia, industry, and government who work in the fields of radiation protection, industry, medicine, homeland security, and other related areas.  

    The theme of this year's conference is "Past, Present, and Future." 

    Meeting Links:

    Conference Website

    Call for student abstracts and travel grant awards

    Deadline extended to January 31, 2017

    • 04 Apr 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • TBA (Near Baltimore)

    Baltimore-Washington Chapter
    of the Health Physics Society

    Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    Eric Abelquist, PhD, CHP

    HPS President Elect and
    Executive Vice President, Oak Ridge Associated Universities

    To be announced

    $30 Members, $35 Non-Members, $10 Students

    • 19 May 2017
    • Maggiano's Little Italy Chevy Chase, 5333 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington DC

    Baltimore Washington Chapter of 
    the Health Physics Society 

    * Annual Meeting Announcement *
    Friday, May 19th, 2017

    Maggiano's Little Italy
    Chevy Chase

    5333 Wisconsin Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20015
    All-day scientific program under development. Details coming soon.

    • 27 Aug 2017
    • 30 Aug 2017
    • Annapolis, MD

    The 6th International Workshop on Computational Human Phantoms will be held August 27 – 30, 2017 at the Loews Hotel in historic Annapolis, MD. The meeting topics will cover exciting developments in the field of computational human phantoms as well as their applications in computational modeling and simulations for biomedical imaging, radiation dosimetry, treatment planning, and regulatory submissions.

    Developers, investigators and users of computational human phantoms from academia, industry, and governmental and regulatory agencies are encouraged to participate in the workshop. Paper submissions will be accepted on new developments and updates of work with computational human phantoms, their applications in 3D and 4D CT, PET, SPECT, US, MR and other imaging modalities, external beam and internal radionuclide radiation treatment planning and dosimetry estimations, and regulatory submissions for approval for clinical use. Paper submission deadline is April 3, 2017.

    The historic city of Annapolis is the capital of the State of Maryland and a top tourist attraction in the US. The Loews Hotel provides outstanding conference facilities, accommodations and amenities for its guests. The hotel is within short walking distances to the State Capital, the US Naval Academy, fine restaurants, and other tourist attractions for the enjoyment of the participants and their families.

    Workshop information including registration, paper submission, hotel reservation, local information, travel and visa application information, workshop program can be found on the workshop website:

    For questions, comments and suggestions, contact

Past Events

07 Mar 2017 March Dinner Meeting
06 Mar 2017 2017 Annual Meeting of the NCRP
22 Jan 2017 50th Midyear Meeting of the Health Physics Society
17 Jan 2017 January Technical Dinner Meeting
02 Nov 2016 November Technical Dinner Meeting
01 Nov 2016 Gilbert W. Beebe Symposium on 30 Years after the Chernobyl Accident
20 Oct 2016 EXCOM Meeting
12 Oct 2016 October Technical Dinner Meeting
21 Aug 2016 EXCOM Meeting
17 Jul 2016 61st Annual Meeting of the Health Physics Society
15 Jun 2016 2016 NSWCCD Radiation Detection Industry Day
31 May 2016 EXCOM Meeting
13 May 2016 2016 Annual Meeting
30 Apr 2016 Virginia Chapter HPS Annual Meeting
19 Apr 2016 EXCOM Meeting
18 Apr 2016 CIRMS 2016 Conference
12 Apr 2016 April Technical Dinner Meeting
11 Apr 2016 2016 Annual Meeting of the NCRP
29 Mar 2016 EXCOM Meeting
08 Mar 2016 March Technical Dinner Meeting
23 Feb 2016 EXCOM Meeting
16 Feb 2016 February Technical Dinner Meeting
31 Jan 2016 2016 Health Physics Society Midyear Meeting
26 Jan 2016 EXCOM Meeting
12 Jan 2016 January Technical Dinner Meeting
03 Dec 2015 EXCOM Meeting
10 Nov 2015 November Technical Dinner Meeting
08 Nov 2015 2015 American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting
27 Oct 2015 EXCOM Meeting
05 Oct 2015 October Technical Dinner Meeting
22 Sep 2015 EXCOM Meeting
09 Sep 2015 September Technical Dinner Meeting
08 May 2015 2015 Annual Meeting
07 May 2015 Pre-Meeting Social Hour
21 Apr 2015 EXCOM meeting
14 Apr 2015 April Technical Dinner Meeting
24 Mar 2015 EXCOM meeting
17 Mar 2015 March Technical Dinner Meeting
24 Feb 2015 EXCOM Meeting
19 Feb 2015 February Technical Dinner Meeting
21 Jan 2015 EXCOM Meeting
13 Jan 2015 January Technical Dinner Meeting
09 Dec 2014 December Technical Dinner Meeting
13 Nov 2014 November Technical Dinner Meeting
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