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Health Physics Students and Alumni Attend Annual HPS Meeting in Raleigh, N.C.

The Illinois Tech Master of Health Physics program had a strong presence at the 62nd Annual Health Physics Society (HPS) Meeting, which took place July 9-14 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Students, alumni, past and present board members, and program administrators attended the tradeshow, at which Illinois Tech had a booth, and a number of students and alumni gave talks and volunteered at the conference. Illinois Tech personnel also met with several prospective students. S.Y. Chen, director of the Master of Health Physics program, hosted a reception for students and alumni, commemorating the 20th anniversary of the program.

The Health Physics Society is a professional organization whose mission is excellence in the science and practice of radiation safety. There are nearly 5,000 HPS members representing all scientific and technical areas related to radiation safety, including academia, government, medicine, research and development, analytical services, consulting, and industry.

To learn more about the Master of Health Physics program at Illinois Tech, visit the website.

  • Master of Health Physics students and alumni attend 2017 Health Physics Society Meeting in Raleigh, NC. From left to right: Patrick Haan, S.Y. Chen (program director), Erin Evans, Jon Edwards.
    Master of Health Physics students and alumni attend 2017 Health Physics Society Meeting in Raleigh, NC. From left to right: Patrick Haan, S.Y. Chen (program director), Erin Evans, Jon Edwards.
  • Trenton Yadro, S.Y. Chen, and Jon Haas at the 2017 Health Physics Society Meeting in Raleigh, NC.
    Trenton Yadro, S.Y. Chen, and Jon Haas at the 2017 Health Physics Society Meeting in Raleigh, NC.
  • Ian Hoppie, S.Y. Chen, and Jon Edwards at the 2017 Health Physics Society Meeting in Raleigh, NC.
    Ian Hoppie, S.Y. Chen, and Jon Edwards at the 2017 Health Physics Society Meeting in Raleigh, NC.
  • S.Y. Chen, Erin Evans, and Brenda Tubbs at the 2017 Health Physics Society in Raleigh, NC.
    S.Y. Chen, Erin Evans, and Brenda Tubbs at the 2017 Health Physics Society in Raleigh, NC.