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Working Group on Grand Challenges (WGGC)

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ChargeTo promote the conduct of grand challenges in medical imaging by (1) developing recommendations for hosting computational challenges through AAPM activities (including the Annual Meeting) designed to assess or improve the use of medical imaging in diagnostic and/or therapeutic applications, (2) vetting proposals from groups that wish to host a challenge in conjunction with the Annual Meeting, (3) facilitating the execution of such proffered challenges, and (4) generating ideas for challenges to advance the field.
By-Laws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s):n/a
Committee Keywords: WGGC

Samuel Armato
Workgroup Chair

2022 Roster

(dates shown below are start and end dates of position.)

=complete and up-to-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING AppointmentsThere are 6 voting members.

up-to-dateSamuel G. Armato III, PhD

9/5/2019 - 12/31/2022 Workgroup Chair

up-to-dateKaren Drukker, PhD

11/1/2017 - 12/31/2023 Member

up-to-dateKeyvan Farahani, PhD

9/5/2019 - 12/31/2022 Work Group Vice Chair

up-to-dateLubomir Hadjiiski, PhD

11/1/2017 - 12/31/2023 Member

up-to-dateReshma Munbodh, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateJinzhong Yang, PhD

11/1/2017 - 12/31/2023 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 3 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateKenny Cha

9/28/2020 - 12/31/2023 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateNicholas Petrick

11/1/2017 - 12/31/2022 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateBenjamin J. Sintay, PhD

4/19/2022 - 12/31/2022 Consultant (nonvoting)
HQ Team Appointed to CommitteeThere are 1 staff.

up-to-dateEmily Townley

8/30/2021 - 12/31/2037 Programs Manager (ex officio, nonvoting)

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