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Therapy Physics Committee (TPC)

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The 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 Committee 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.

By-Laws:Not Referenced.Rules: 3.10.1
Standing?This is a standing committee.
Approved Date(s):12/1/2004
Committee Keywords: TPC
Chair

Dimitris Mihailidis
Committee Chair

2024 Roster

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

= complete and up-to-date
= up-to-date but expires soon
= incomplete or out of date conflict of interest statement.

VOTING AppointmentsThere are 26 voting members.

up-to-dateParminder S. Basran, PhD

1/1/2024 - 12/31/2026 Chair,  Working Group for the Veterinary Radiation Therapy Oncology (ex officio)

up-to-dateCharles D. Bloch, PhD

1/29/2021 - 12/31/2026 Member

up-to-datePeter F. Caracappa, PhD

5/20/2022 - 12/31/2024 Chair,  Radiological Protection Subcommittee (ex officio)

up-to-dateRichard Castillo, PhD

1/1/2023 - 12/31/2025 Chair,  Radiation Dosimetry & Treatment Planning Subcommittee (ex officio)

up-to-dateLaura I. Cervino, PhD

1/1/2024 - 12/31/2026 Chair,  Therapy Imaging Subcommittee (ex officio)

up-to-dateMaria F. Chan, PhD

1/1/2021 - 12/31/2026 Member

up-to-dateQuan Chen, PhD

1/1/2020 - 12/31/2025 Member

up-to-dateCynthia Fu-Yu Chuang, PhD

3/10/2023 - 12/31/2025 Chair,  Quality Assurance and Outcome Improvement Subcommittee (ex officio)

up-to-dateShiva K. Das, PhD

1/1/2023 - 12/31/2025 Chair,  Biological Effects Subcommittee (ex officio)

up-to-dateSean A. Dresser, MS

1/1/2024 - 12/31/2026 Committee Vice Chair

up-to-dateRobert F. Hobbs, PhD

2/25/2021 - 12/31/2024 Chair,  Radiopharmaceutical Therapy Subcommittee (ex officio)

up-to-datePerry B. Johnson, PhD

1/1/2021 - 12/31/2026 Member

up-to-dateGrace Gwe-Ya Kim, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2024 Member
11/3/2022 - 12/31/2025 Chair,  Radiation Therapy Patient Safety Subcommittee (PSSC) (ex officio)

up-to-dateSiyong Kim, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2024 Chair,  Treatment Delivery Subcommittee (ex officio)

up-to-dateStephen F. Kry, PhD

1/1/2021 - 12/31/2026 Liaison - The Imaging and Radiation Oncology Core (IROC) Group (ex officio)

up-to-dateHeng Li, PhD

1/1/2023 - 12/31/2025 Member

up-to-dateCharles S. Mayo, PhD

1/1/2020 - 12/31/2025 Chair,  SC263 - Standardized Categorizations and Nomenclatures Supporting Clinical and (ex officio)

up-to-dateDimitris N. Mihailidis, PhD

1/1/2024 - 12/31/2026 Committee Chair

up-to-dateFiras Mourtada, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateMarija Popovic, PhD

1/1/2021 - 12/31/2026 Member

up-to-dateX. Sharon Qi, PhD

1/1/2023 - 12/31/2025 Member

up-to-dateSusan L. Richardson, PhD

1/1/2024 - 12/31/2026 Chair,  Brachytherapy Subcommittee (ex officio)

up-to-dateVikren Sarkar, PhD

1/1/2024 - 12/31/2026 Member

up-to-dateJeffrey V. Siebers, PhD

1/1/2022 - 12/31/2024 Chair,  Calibration Laboratory Accreditation Subcommittee (ex officio)

up-to-dateAlexei V. Trofimov, PhD

1/1/2024 - 12/31/2026 Member

up-to-dateKamil M. Yenice, PhD

1/1/2024 - 12/31/2026 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 12 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateMaryann O. Ayoade, MS

1/1/2015 - 12/31/2024 Liaison - NRC Representative (nonvoting)

up-to-dateMagdalena Bazalova-Carter, PhD

9/14/2021 - 12/31/2024 Liaison - Imaging Physics Committee (ex officio, nonvoting)

up-to-dateMauro Carrara

12/19/2022 - 12/31/2025 Liaison - IAEA (ex officio, nonvoting)

up-to-dateJessica Clements, MS

10/30/2020 - 12/31/2026 Guest Radiological Protection Subcommittee - Chair (ex officio, nonvoting)

up-to-dateAlan B. Cohen, MS

1/1/2017 - 12/31/2024 Liaison - IEC (ex officio, nonvoting)

up-to-dateJie Fu, PhD

5/30/2023 - 12/31/2024 Guest (nonvoting)

up-to-dateCasey Y. Lee, PhD

7/19/2022 - 12/31/2024 Guest (nonvoting)

up-to-dateMahta M. McKee, MS

3/14/2024 - 12/31/2024 Guest - Brachytherapy Subcommittee (BTSC) Vice Chair (nonvoting)

up-to-dateMichael G. Mitch, PhD

3/2/2010 - 12/31/2024 Liaison - National Institute of Standards & Technology (ex officio, nonvoting)

up-to-dateCeferino Obcemea, PhD

1/1/2021 - 12/31/2024 Liaison - NCI (ex officio, nonvoting)

up-to-dateYing Xiao, PhD

7/3/2014 - 12/31/2024 Liaison - NRG (ex officio, nonvoting)

up-to-dateDandan Zheng, PhD

1/1/2024 - 12/31/2024 Guest - Liaison to - Therapy Physics Committee (nonvoting)
HQ Team Appointed to CommitteeThere are 1 staff.

up-to-dateJill Moton, MBA

5/24/2019 - 12/31/2037 Programs Manager (ex officio, nonvoting)


Individual Appointments
the individuals listed below report to, but are not necessarily members of, this committee as individual appointments
Ibbott, Geoffrey S.  - [conflict of interest information]       [Individual appointment reports summary]
     1/1/2005-12/31/2024 Delegate to IEC 62 C (USNC), International Electrotechnical Commission

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