[ RadSafe ] New Radiation Protection Unit? The Taylor (Ty)

John Jacobus crispy_bird at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 21 19:36:31 CST 2005

As one who answers patients questions, I always feel
that I should apologize for the confusion between DE
and ED. I am not sure if naming a new unit would be
more confusioning tahn the current situation.

--- radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl <sandyfl at earthlink.net>
> On 18 Nov 2005 at 10:00, Nielsen, Erik wrote:
> > I fail to see the utility of another radiation
> > 
> > Although I think that Lauriston Taylor belongs in
the pantheon of
> > important health physicists, I'm not sure what his
opinion of this
> > proposal would be.
> Consider the impact this would have with respect to
> standards, attempts for harmonization of those
standards into US 
> standards, etc. Renaming a unit that the NCRP
considers already 
> confusing would facilitate additional confusion. 
> Personally, NCRP should develop an award in
Lauriston Taylor's name, 
> or perhaps rename their building in his name.
Anything beyond that is 
> ludicrous, in my opinion.
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