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Therapy Physics

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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
Chair

M. Saiful Huq
Committee Chair


2018 Roster

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There are 15 members and guests.
=complete and up-to-date, =complete, out-of-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING Appointments
Indrin J. Chetty, PhD

1/1/2017  Member
out-of-date
Sonja Dieterich, PhD

1/1/2014  Member
up-to-date
David S. Followill, PhD

1/1/2011  Liaison - The Imaging and Radiation Oncology Core (IROC) Group (ex officio)
out-of-date
Eric C. Ford, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
up-to-date
Andrew Jackson, PhD

1/1/2017  Chair , Biological Effects Subcommittee (ex officio)
out-of-date
Robert . Jeraj, PhD

1/1/2016  Liaison - Research Committee
up-to-date
Siyong Kim, PhD

1/1/2013  Member
out-of-date
Moyed Miften, PhD

1/1/2014  Chair , Radiation Dosimetry & Treatment Planning Subcommittee (ex officio) 1/1/2014  Chair , Radiation Dosimetry & Treatment Planning Subcommittee (ex officio)
up-to-date
Jan P. Seuntjens, PhD

1/1/2017  Member
no coi on file
Ronald E. Tosh, PhD

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

1/1/2016  Member
up-to-date
X. Ronald Zhu, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
no coi on file
NON-VOTING Appointments
Alan B. Cohen, MS

1/1/2017  Liaison - IEC (ex officio, nonvoting)
up-to-date
Michael G. Mitch, PhD

3/2/2010  Liaison - National Institute of Standards & Technology (ex officio, nonvoting)
up-to-date
Ying Xiao, PhD

7/3/2014  Liaison - NRG (ex officio, nonvoting)
up-to-date

STAFF Appointed to Committee


There are 1 staff.
Knazik, Shayna 

up-to-date
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