Friday, January 4, 2013

U.S. Health Physics Society president-elect, Dr. Darrell R. Fisher visits GHPA

Georgian Health Physicists Observe Fifth Year With Technical Symposium in Tbilisi

Darrell R. Fisher, HPS President-elect

The Georgia Health Physics Association (GHPA) celebrated its fifth anniversary as a chapter of the Health Physics Society (HPS) with a technical symposium in Tbilisi, Georgia, 3 January 2013. HPS President-elect Darrell Fisher attended and spoke during the symposium. About 20 chapter members from the capital city of Tbilisi and surrounding areas attended the symposium. Attendees included physicians, government officials, university professors, medical physicists, and a member of the Georgian Academy of Sciences.

At the Georgia Health Physics Association technical symposium: standing, left to right, Vladimer Rusetski, George Kharashvili, Archil Kapanadze, George Ormotsadze, Alla Zedginidze, Ema Namchevadze, Samson Pagava, Levan Tkavadze, and Giorgi Nabakhtiani; sitting, left to right, Lia Chelidze, George Japaridze, Darrell Fisher, Grigol Kiknadze, and Nino Kobalia. 
Photo courtesy of Levan Tkavadze