Welcome to the Georgian Health Physics Association (GHPA) Web site. GHPA is a professional organization specializing in radiation protection. We are dedicated to maximizing the beneficial use of radiation while minimizing the risk to people and the environment. GHPA became a Chapter of the U.S. Health Physics Society in 2007.
The objectives of the Association are:
To aid in the work of radiation protection and the dissemination of information between individuals in this field and related fields.
To improve public understanding of the problems and needs in radiation protection.
To promote health physics as a profession.
(since March 1, 2016)
GHPA President-elect Dr. Lia Chelidze at 2015 HPS Annual Meeting (Indianapolis, IN)
Dr. Chelidze was awarded 2015 G. William Morgan lectureship. Therefore, she was privileged to present two topics: "Legacy of Radioactive Waste Management in Georgia: Trends and Current Situation" at the ICC special session and "Future of the Medical Health Physics Profession in Georgia" during the plenary session. read more...
Barbara Hamrick and Roy Dunker Visit Georgian Chapter of the U.S. HPS
It has been a few months since I last visited Tbilisi and although some time has elapsed since this October 2013 visit I want to update everyone as to what is going on with the health physics chapter there. I have a bit of history with the Georgian Health Physics Association (GHPA), and maintain contact with its members. Read More...
U.S. Health Physics Society president-elect, Dr. Darrell R. Fisher visits GHPA