Welcome to the home page of the AAHP.
The AAHP advances the profession of Health Physics and encourages the highest standards of ethics and integrity in its members. The AAHP offers membership to all individuals who have been granted certification in Comprehensive Health Physics by the American Board of Health Physics (ABHP). Associate membership in the AAHP is offered to those individuals who sit for and successfully pass one of the two parts of the certification examination.
The AAHP is incorporated as a non-profit organization. This website includes information regarding the organization of the academy, its leadership, its membership, and other useful items.
The certification process, including requirements for certification are under the purview of the ABHP. Information on these requirements along with all necessary forms and information on the membership of the Board and Examination Panels may be found at the associated ABHP website at this link or at the link in the header.
Other information may be found at this site including information on awards given by the AAHP, and links to news items of interest to CHPs published monthly in HEALTH PHYSICS NEWS, a publication of the Health Physics Society