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Read to Lead!

May 1, 2014


Dade Moeller supports children's literacy

We were happy to be a Table Sponsor this morning at the 4th Annual Read to Lead Breakfast supporting the Children's Reading Foundation of the Mid-Columbia.

Funds were raised to send 12,000 books into the hands of children, and the kids did the heavy lifting by transporting them in red wagons!

What a great way to start the day!

Remember to read with your child for 20 minutes every day!

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Dade Moeller's NORM Training

April 30, 2014


Two workers near drilling well

As the U.S. oil and gas industry grows, we are receiving more and more inquiries about our NORM training course.

Our 3-day workshop currently is available at our Dade Moeller Training Academy sites in Gaithersburg, Maryland (DC metro area), and Las Vegas.

NORM / Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials: Natural radioactive elements present in very low concentrations in the earth's crust. They are brought to the surface through human activities such as oil and gas exploration and mining.

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Wayne Glines Named HPS Fellow

July 9, 2013


Senior Health Physicist Wayne Glines has been named to the 2013 Fellow Class of the Health Physics Society. He will receive the award tonight at the Health Physics Society’s Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony at the Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison, Wisconsin.

The Health Physics Society Fellow Award recognizes senior members of the Society who have made significant contributions to the profession of health physics.

Wayne is a Certified Health Physicist providing leadership and support for our business operations ...


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ANSI/HPS N13.12-2013 Revised!

July 3, 2013


(Right) Tracy Ikenberry, Chair of the Health Physics Society's Accredited Standards Committee N13, Radiation Protection, presents a plaque of appreciation to Bill Kennedy (Left) for his service as Chair of the working group that prepared a major revision to the American National Standard ANSI/HPS N13.12-2013, Surface and Volume Radioactivity Standards for Clearance.

Bill has been chair of the N13.12 working group since 1992 and also was responsible for overseeing completion of the first N13.12 standard ...


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Our 2013 Dade Moeller Foundation Educational Scholarship Award Winners

June 14, 2013


We are happy to announce the winners of our 2013 Dade Moeller Scholarship Foundation merit-based educational scholarship program:

  • Natalie Konerth of Huntingtown, Maryland
  • Jordan Fellman of Olney, Maryland

Each has received a $1,500 award to support the costs of their first year of college.

 

Natalie Konerth graduated from The Madeira School in McLean, Va., and will be attending American University in Washington, D.C. She plans to double major in biochemistry and mathematics. She is the daughter of ...


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Mobile C-Arms and Radiation Exposure

April 23, 2013


Senior Medical Physicist and Dade Moeller Training Academy faculty member Sandy Konerth was interviewed for this feature article on Healthcare Technology Management.com, "Mobile C-arms & Rad Exposure: What CEs Need to Know."

Sandy Konerth MS, DABR, DABMP, has more than 20 years of experience in medical health physics and is a Licensed State Inspector for the state of Maryland. She is experienced in clinical physics and regulatory compliance and has worked in both private and university settings. She also ...


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New Medical X-ray Safety Course

March 27, 2013


Our Dade Moeller Training Academy has added a new course to our lineup of professional radiation and occupational safety training!

The new “Medical X-ray Safety” course specifically addresses the radiation safety concerns and regulatory requirements of medical professionals who work with radiation-emitting medical imaging machines, including fluoroscopy systems, positron emission tomography (PET) units, and X-ray computed tomography (CT/CAT) scanning machines. The course also instructs those responsible for managing radiation safety programs at medical facilities.

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New Leaders in National Health Physics Organizations

Feb. 6, 2013


We are happy to announce that three of our senior radiation safety professionals have been named to leadership roles at prominent national health physics organizations – the Health Physics Society (HPS) and the American Academy of Health Physics (AAHP).

Specifically, Tracy Ikenberry has been elected to the HPS Board of Directors; Ray Johnson has become President of the AAHP; and Dan Mantooth has taken office as Director of the AAHP Executive Committee.

Tracy Ikenberry is a Certified Health Physicist and a ...


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Description and Requirements of Radiation Therapy Accreditation Programs

Oct. 13, 2012


Below are the slides from a presentation that Senior Medical Physicist Mehdy Jabir was invited to give at a meeting of Region 2 of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists (AAMD) in Houston, Texas, on September 14, 2012.

The title of Mehdy's presentation is "Description and Requirements of Radiation Therapy Accreditation Programs: The Role of the Dosimetrist."

DID YOU KNOW...? Dade Moeller is a corporate member of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists.

Mehdy Jabir has more than 30 ...


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