Herbert M. Parker Award

This award is given in recognition of technical contribution to the health physics profession. Nominees for this award shall be current HPS members who have participated in Chapter activities and have a minimum of five (5) years of health physics experience. Criteria include accomplishment of fundamental importance to the practice, acceptance, and advancement of the health physics profession; including exceptional accomplishment of service to the health physics profession or the HPS.

In 1989, approval was obtained to include all past, current, and future recipients of the H. M. Parker Award as Lifetime Members of the CCHPS.

2019 Herbert M. Parker Award

Timothy Lynch

Mr. Timothy Lynch has over 40 years of health physics experience, including nuclear medicine, radiation safety, and radiological engineering. He has served as the Health Physics Society Standards chairman of the working group for the ANSI N13.35 standard, “Specifications for the Bottle Manikin Absorption Phantom.” Issued 1999, Revision 1 issued in 2010. He also served as the Health Physics Society Standards Committee, chairman of the N13 Internal Dosimetry section from November 2009-November 2012.

Timothy has been involved with the in vivo monitoring program at Hanford since 1990. He has developed the direct bioassay program at Hanford to what is often referred to by the Department of Energy’s Laboratory Accreditation Program (DOELAP) as the gold standard for vivo monitoring of workers at DOE sites. Timothy is also a DOELAP assessor, tasked with evaluating DOE sites for DOELAP accreditation. In addition to leading the direct bioassay program at Hanford, Timothy has been involved in over 35 published articles and has been a technical reviewer for manuscripts submitted to the Health Physics Journal and the Radiation Protection Dosimetry journal since 1995. He has been a member of the Health Physics Society since 1980 and a long standing member of the Columbia Chapter of the Health Physics Society.

2017 Michelle Johnson

2016 Eugene Carbaugh

2007 Bruce Napier

2006 Nancy Kirner

2004 Jerry B. Martin

2003 Melvin R. Sikov

2002 William E. Kennedy, Jr

2001 Judson L. Kenoyer

2000 Jack J. Fix

1999 Leo G. Faust

1998 William J. Bair (d)

1997 William Endres

1996 Dale H. Denham

1995 Fredrick T. Cross

1994 Ronald L. Kathren

1993 Gary F. Boothe

1992 Roger C. Brown

1991 Leo H. Munson

1990 John P. Corley

1989 George E. Backman

1988 Joseph K. Soldat (d)

1987 Wallace P. Howell

1986 Wesley P. Kunkel

1985 William Roesch

1984 Jack M. Selby

1983 Gerald R. Yesberger

1982 Bryce D. Breitenstein

(d) Deceased