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ChargeThe Therapy Physics Committee (TPC) is a committee of the Science Council and has direct authority and responsibility over all AAPM scientific activities pertaining to radiation therapy physics. The Therapy Physics Comittee will achieve the following broad goals primarily through its Subcommittees, Working Groups and Task Groups. 1. Improve the accuracy and consistency of radiation therapy and other medical interventions through development and publication of scientific, technical and educational documents. 2. Improve therapeutic medical interventions through research in medical physics and promote scientific research in therapy applications of medical physics within AAPM. 3. Provide guidance to outside agencies and organizations relative to the scientific and clinical interests of AAPM membership. 4. Remain aware of developments from and collaborate with outside organizations.
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: 3.8.1
Approved Date(s)Start: 12/1/2004
End: n/a
Committee Keywords: TPC

M. Saiful Huq
Committee Chair

2017 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position) View 2018 Roster

There are 19 members and guests.
=complete and up-to-date, =complete, out-of-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING Appointments
Debra H. Brinkmann, PhD

1/1/2012  Chair , Therapy Imaging Subcommittee (ex officio)
Larry A. DeWerd, PhD

1/1/2012  Chair , Brachytherapy Subcommittee (ex officio)
Lei . Dong, PhD

1/1/2012  Member
Eric C. Ford, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
M. Saiful Huq, PhD

1/1/2012  Committee Chair
Andrew Jackson, PhD

1/1/2017  Chair , Biological Effects Subcommittee (ex officio)
David A. Jaffray, PhD

1/1/2012  Chair , Therapy Emerging Technology Assessment Working Group (ex officio)
Robert . Jeraj, PhD

1/1/2016  Liaison - Research Committee
Siyong Kim, PhD

1/1/2013  Member
Jean M. Moran, PhD

1/1/2012  Committee Vice Chair
Robin L. Stern, PhD

1/1/2015  Chair , Quality Assurance and Outcome Improvement Subcommittee (ex officio)
Ronald E. Tosh, PhD

1/1/2016  Chair , Calibration Laboratory Accreditation Subcommittee (ex officio)
Ping Xia, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
no coi on file
Ning J. Yue, PhD

1/1/2012  Member
Timothy C. Zhu, PhD

1/1/2012  Chair , Treatment Delivery Subcommittee (ex officio)
X. Ronald Zhu, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
no coi on file
NON-VOTING Appointments
Elsayed . Ali, PhD

7/24/2015  Guest (nonvoting)
Jacek Capala, PhD

3/22/2012  Liaison - NCI (ex officio, nonvoting)
Stan Mansfield

7/30/2014  Liaison - MITA (nonvoting)

STAFF Appointed to Committee

There are 2 staff.
Fairobent, Lynne A  

5/13/2005  AAPM Staff - Senior Manager for Government Relations (ex officio, nonvoting)
Knazik, Shayna 

12/24/2014  AAPM Staff - Programs Manager - (ex officio, nonvoting)

Individual Appointments
the individuals listed below report to, but are not necessarily members of, this committee as individual appointments
Culberson, Wesley S.    - [conflict of interest information]       [Individual appointment reports summary]
     1/1/2015-12/31/2017 Liaison to IEC 62 C (USNC), International Electrotechnical Commission
Miften, Moyed  - [conflict of interest information]       [Individual appointment reports summary]
     1/1/2015-12/31/2017 Representative- Therapy, Imaging and Radiation Oncology Core
Pfeiffer, Douglas E.  - [conflict of interest information]       [Individual appointment reports summary]
     1/1/2012-12/31/2017 Liaison to IEC 62 C (USNC), International Electrotechnical Commission
Rivard, Mark J.  - [conflict of interest information]       [Individual appointment reports summary]
     1/1/2008-12/31/2017 Brachytherapy Physics Representative, European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology