AMERICAN BOARD OF HEALTH PHYSICS
CERTIFIED BY THE AMERICAN BOARD OF HEALTH PHYSICS
In achieving certification, the Certified Health Physicist recognizes and assumes the responsibilities due the profession of health physics. To uphold the professional integrity of health physics implied by certification, the relations of the Certified Health Physicist with other individuals and groups including clients, colleagues, governmental agencies, and the general public shall always be based upon and reflect the highest standards of professional ethics and integrity. Each certificant has a professional and ethical obligation to practice only in those areas of health physics in which he or she is competent. To maintain technical competence, the Certified Health Physicist has a commitment to remain professionally active in the field of health physics and knowledgeable of scientific, technical and regulatory developments in the field.
The American Board of Health Physics offers Comprehensive Certification in Health Physics. The certification examinations are normally given once a year at the time of the Annual Meeting of the Health Physics Society. They are held at the location of the Society's meeting and at other selected locations where the demand warrants.
Information regarding requirements for Certification, examination procedures and fees, and application materials are available on this website. Additional information is available from:
Amy Wride-Graney, Program Director
American Board of Health Physics
950 Herndon Parkway
Herndon, VA 20170
FAX: (703) 790-2672
Caution - The information presented about the exam specifics and other matters are believed to be correct at the time of preparation; however, the Board has revised the procedures and criteria in the past, and reserves the right to do so in the future. The candidate is advised to review the current copy of the ABHP Prospectus for the current policy.
Revised: January 2017