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How CHPs Can Reduce Ionizing Radiation Exposure and Cardiovascular Risk

May 3, 2024

Traditionally, low doses of ionizing radiation were not linked to non-cancer diseases, which were seen as having a threshold dose for damage. […]

Become the CHP Others Want to Be: 5 Advantages of Joining AAHP

January 15, 2024

There are several reasons why Charles Wilson, an interim program director and assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, wanted […]

6 Influential Women in Science Every CHP Should Know About

November 8, 2023

Rachel Nichols, a Certified Health Physicist (CHP) and an associate radiation safety officer at the University of Missouri, says the most influential […]

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12 Industries That Benefit from CHPs and Radiation Protection Experts

October 11, 2023

What do St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia and HBO, the premium cable and streaming network, […]

Health Physics and Security: 9 Examples of How CHPs Help Protect the Nation

October 11, 2023

Should nuclear war break out, what should you do first? That was the question proposed by VICE magazine in an editorial on […]

Protect Your Business: 10 Best Reasons to Hire a Certified Health Physicist

October 11, 2023

If you work at an industrial, medical or academic institution—or a business that uses radioactive material or radiation-producing equipment—you have two options […]

Make Your Best Career Move: Earn More as a CHP in 5 Steps

October 10, 2022

Join Ian Lake, an associate medical physicist, as he reveals his experience navigating the five key steps to becoming a CHP.

152,000 Ways Being a CHP Boosts Your Career

September 27, 2022

Uncover how earning a CHP designation can skyrocket your career and increase your earnings.

Radiation Risk: 4 Ways the Best CHPs Soothe Patient Concerns

August 22, 2022

Discover four effective strategies top CHPs employ to ease patient concerns about radiation risks.

Beware the Danger Zone: Why Hollywood Needs CHPs to Radiate Accuracy

August 5, 2022

Many parts of a recent five-part miniseries on HBO about the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster got under Dan Sowers’ skin. None more […]

Mystery Solved? How CHPs Offer the Best Clues on the ‘Havana Syndrome’

July 5, 2022

Was it an “act of war” or “mass hysteria?” That’s how a recent headline from The New York Times read about a controversial series of events […]

Best Practice No More? 3 Reasons Why Gonadal Shielding Isn’t Needed Today

July 5, 2022

Keith Strauss, an emeritus associate professor at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, is fully aware of what his well-researched proclamation […]