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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.

Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: 3.8.1
Approved Date(s)Start: 12/1/2004
End: n/a
Committee Keywords: TPC
Chair

Jean Moran
Committee Chair


2018 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position) View 2019 Roster

=complete and up-to-date, =complete, out-of-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING AppointmentsThere are 28 members and guests.
Indrin J. Chetty, PhD

1/1/2017  Member
up-to-date
Jeffrey T. Colvin, MS

1/1/2018  Chair , Radiation Protection Subcommittee (ex officio)
up-to-date
Sonja Dieterich, PhD

1/1/2018  Committee Vice Chair
up-to-date
Lei . Dong, PhD

1/1/2018  Chair , Treatment Delivery Subcommittee (ex officio)
up-to-date
David S. Followill, PhD

1/1/2011  Liaison - The Imaging and Radiation Oncology Core (IROC) Group (ex officio)
up-to-date
Eric C. Ford, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
up-to-date
Geoffrey D. Hugo, PhD

1/1/2018  Chair , Therapy Imaging Subcommittee (ex officio)
up-to-date
Andrew Jackson, PhD

1/1/2017  Chair , Biological Effects Subcommittee (ex officio)
up-to-date
Robert . Jeraj, PhD

1/1/2016  Liaison - Research Committee
up-to-date
Siyong Kim, PhD

1/1/2013  Member
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Katja M. Langen, PhD

1/1/2018  Member
up-to-date
Moyed Miften, PhD

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

1/1/2018  Committee Chair
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Jennifer C. O'Daniel, PhD

1/1/2018  Member
up-to-date
Zoubir . Ouhib, MS

1/1/2018  Chair , Brachytherapy Subcommittee (ex officio)
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Jan P. Seuntjens, PhD

1/1/2017  Member
up-to-date
Robin L. Stern, PhD

1/1/2015  Chair , Quality Assurance and Outcome Improvement Subcommittee (ex officio)
up-to-date
Bruce R. Thomadsen, PhD

4/11/2018  Member
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Ronald E. Tosh, PhD

1/1/2016  Chair , Calibration Laboratory Accreditation Subcommittee (ex officio)
up-to-date
Ping Xia, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
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X. Ronald Zhu, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
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NON-VOTING Appointments
Maryann O. Ayoade, MS

1/1/2015  Liaison - NRC Representative (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Jacek Capala, PhD

3/22/2012  Liaison - NCI (ex officio, nonvoting)
up-to-date
Alan B. Cohen, MS

1/1/2017  Liaison - IEC (ex officio, nonvoting)
up-to-date
Elizabeth . Huynh, PhD

1/1/2018  Guest - Jean Moran''s SCAMP Mentee (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Michael G. Mitch, PhD

3/2/2010  Liaison - National Institute of Standards & Technology (ex officio, nonvoting)
up-to-date
Deborah G. van der Merwe, PhD

3/26/2018  Liaison - IAEA (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Ying Xiao, PhD

7/3/2014  Liaison - NRG (ex officio, nonvoting)
up-to-date

STAFF Appointed to CommitteeThere are 1 staff.
Knazik, Shayna 

12/24/2014  AAPM Staff - Programs Manager - (ex officio, nonvoting)
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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]
     1/1/2015-12/31/2018 Liaison to IEC 62 C (USNC), International Electrotechnical Commission
Miften, Moyed  - [conflict of interest information]       [Individual appointment reports summary]
     1/1/2015-12/31/2018 Representative- Therapy, Imaging and Radiation Oncology Core
Pfeiffer, Douglas E.  - [conflict of interest information]       [Individual appointment reports summary]
     1/1/2012-12/31/2018 Liaison to IEC 62 C (USNC), International Electrotechnical Commission
Rivard, Mark J.  - [conflict of interest information]       [Individual appointment reports summary]
     1/1/2008-12/31/2018 Brachytherapy Physics Representative, European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology