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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

M. Saiful Huq
Committee Chair

Members - 2016 Roster

View 2015 Roster

There are 19 members and guests.
=complete and up-to-date, =complete, out-of-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
Elsayed S. Ali, PhD

7/24/2015  Guest - (nonvoting)
Debra H. Brinkmann, PhD

1/1/2012  Chair , Therapy Imaging Subcommittee (ex officio)
Jacek Capala, PhD

3/22/2012  Liaison - NCI (ex officio, nonvoting)
Jeffrey T. Colvin, MS

8/6/2010  Chair , Radiation Safety Subcommittee - (ex officio)
Larry A. DeWerd, PhD

1/1/2012  Chair , Brachytherapy Subcommittee - (ex officio)
Sonja Dieterich, PhD

1/1/2014  Member -
Lei . Dong, PhD

1/1/2012  Member -
David S. Followill, PhD

1/1/2011  Liaison - The Imaging and Radiation Oncology Core (IROC) Group (ex officio, nonvoting)
M. Saiful Huq, PhD

1/1/2012  Committee Chair -
Geoffrey S. Ibbott, PhD

1/1/2011  Liaison - IEC (ex officio, nonvoting)
David A. Jaffray, PhD

1/1/2012  Chair , Therapy Emerging Technology Assessment Working Group - (ex officio)
Stan Mansfield

7/30/2014  Liaison - MITA (nonvoting)
Moyed Miften, PhD

1/1/2014  Chair , Radiation Dosimetry & Treatment Planning Subcommittee (ex officio)
Jean M. Moran, PhD

1/1/2012  Committee Vice Chair -
Niko . Papanikolaou, PhD

1/1/2011  Member -
Robin L. Stern, PhD

1/1/2015  Chair , Quality Assurance and Outcome Improvement Subcommittee (ex officio)
Ying Xiao, PhD

7/3/2014  Liaison - NRG (ex officio, nonvoting)
Ning  J. Yue, PhD

1/1/2012  Member -
Timothy C. Zhu, PhD

1/1/2012  Chair , Treatment Delivery Subcommittee - (ex officio)

Staff Assigned to Committee - 2016 Roster

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]
     1/1/2015-12/31/2015 Liaison to IEC 62 C (USNC), International Electrotechnical Commission
Ibbott, Geoffrey S.    - [conflict of interest information]       [Individual appointment reports summary]
     1/1/2008-12/31/2015 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]
     1/1/2012-12/31/2015 Liaison to IEC 62 C (USNC), International Electrotechnical Commission
Rivard, Mark J.  - [conflict of interest information]       [Individual appointment reports summary]
     1/1/2008-12/31/2015 Brachytherapy Physics Representative, European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology