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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


Members - 2015 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position) View 2016 Roster

There are 28 members and guests.
=complete and up-to-date, =complete, out-of-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
Maryann O. Abogunde, MSc

up-to-date
1/1/2015  Consultant - NRC Representative (nonvoting)
Debra H. Brinkmann, PhD

out-of-date
1/1/2012  Chair , Therapy Imaging Subcommittee (ex officio)
Jacek Capala, PhD

out-of-date
3/22/2012  Liaison - NCI (ex officio, nonvoting)
Laura I. Cervino, PhD

up-to-date
1/1/2013  Liaison - ASTRO (nonvoting)
Jeffrey T. Colvin, MS

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

out-of-date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

up-to-date
1/1/2014  Member -
George X. Ding, PhD

up-to-date
1/1/2010  Member -
Lei . Dong, PhD

out-of-date
1/1/2012  Member -
David S. Followill, PhD

out-of-date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

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

up-to-date
1/1/2011  Liaison - IEC (ex officio, nonvoting)
Andrew Jackson, PhD

out-of-date
10/11/2009  Chair , Biological Effects Subcommittee - (ex officio)
David A. Jaffray, PhD

out-of-date
1/1/2012  Chair , Therapy Emerging Technology Assessment Working Group - (ex officio)
Siyong Kim, PhD

out-of-date
1/1/2013  Member -
Stan Mansfield

out-of-date
7/30/2014  Liaison - MITA (nonvoting)
Malcolm R. McEwen, PhD

up-to-date
1/1/2010  Chair , Calibration Laboratory Accreditation Subcommittee - (ex officio)
Ahmed Meghzifene, PhD

up-to-date
1/1/2013  Liaison - IAEA (ex officio, nonvoting)
Moyed Miften, PhD

out-of-date
1/1/2014  Chair , Radiation Dosimetry & Treatment Planning Subcommittee (ex officio)
Michael G. Mitch, PhD

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

out-of-date
1/1/2010  Member -
Jean M. Moran, PhD

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

up-to-date
1/1/2011  Member -
Todd Pawlicki, PhD

out-of-date
1/1/2010  Member -
Robin L. Stern, PhD

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

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

out-of-date
1/1/2012  Member -
Timothy C. Zhu, PhD

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

Staff Assigned to Committee - 2015 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position)
There are 3 staff.
Fairobent, Lynne A  

up-to-date
5/13/2005  AAPM Staff - Senior Manager for Government Relations (ex officio, nonvoting)
Wise, Shayna 

up-to-date
12/24/2014  AAPM Staff - Customer Service Representative - (ex officio, nonvoting)
Woodward, Michael E   

up-to-date
12/24/2014  AAPM Staff - Deputy Executive Director - (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