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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


Members - 2014 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position)View 2015 Roster

There are 30 members and guests.
Debra H. Brinkmann, PhD


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


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


1/1/2013  Liaison - ASTRO (nonvoting)
Indrin J. Chetty, PhD


1/1/2014  Vice Chair , Research - (ex officio)
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 -
George X. Ding, PhD


1/1/2010  Member -
Lei . Dong, PhD


1/1/2012  Member -
Rebecca Fahrig, PhD


1/1/2012  Chair , Research - (ex officio)
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)
Andrew Jackson, PhD


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


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


1/1/2013  Member -
Malcolm R. McEwen, PhD


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


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


1/1/2014  Chair , Radiation Dosimetry & Treatment Planning Subcommittee (ex officio) 1/1/2009  Member -
Michael G. Mitch, PhD


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


1/1/2010  Member -
Jean M. Moran, PhD


1/1/2012  Committee Vice Chair -
Mary E. Napolitano, PhD


7/27/2010  Liaison - MITA (ex officio, nonvoting)
Arthur J. Olch, PhD


1/1/2009  Chair , Quality Assurance and Outcome Improvement Subcommittee - (ex officio)
Nikos Papanikolaou, PhD


1/1/2011  Member -
Todd Pawlicki, PhD


1/1/2010  Member -
Chester S. Reft, PhD


1/1/2009  Member -
Stephen A. Vastagh, MBA


4/11/2011  Guest - (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 - 2014 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position)
There are 2 staff.
Fairobent, Lynne A  


5/13/2005  AAPM Staff - Senior Manager for Government Relations (ex officio, nonvoting)
Gilley, Debbie B. 


1/25/2014  AAPM Staff - Government Affairs Specialist - (ex officio, nonvoting)


Individual Appointments

the individuals listed below report to, but are not necessarily members of, this committee as individual appointments
DeWerd, Larry A.    - [conflict of interest information]          [Individual appointment reports summary ]
     1/1/2012-12/31/2014 Liaison to IEC 62 C (USNC), International Electrotechnical Commission
Ibbott, Geoffrey S.    - [conflict of interest information]          [Individual appointment reports summary ]
     1/1/2008-12/31/2014 Liaison to IEC 62 C (USNC), International Electrotechnical Commission
Pfeiffer, Douglas E.    - [conflict of interest information]          [Individual appointment reports summary ]
     1/1/2012-12/31/2014 Liaison to IEC 62 C (USNC), International Electrotechnical Commission
Rivard, Mark J.  - [conflict of interest information]          [Individual appointment reports summary ]
     1/1/2008-12/31/2014 Brachytherapy Physics Representative, European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology