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Vendor Relations and Product Usability Subcommittee

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ChargeThe subcommittee will facilitate an active dialogue with the AAPM membership to determine specific issues of concern regarding vendors' hardware and/or software design and the ease of performing commonly recommended performance evaluations. This would include, but not be limited to, maintaining a forum on the AAPM's BBS. To facilitate an active and collegial dialogue with hardware and software vendors in medical physics to encourage improvements in product design that would better facilitate commonly recommended performance evaluations by clinical physicists. Act as a liaison for communication of collective vendor issues to the membership of the AAPM as they arise. May serve as a conduit to the AAPM membership about various issues that concern the AAPM Corporate Affiliates.
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)Start: 4/1/2010
Committee Keywords: VRPUSC
Chair

Gig Mageras
Subcommittee Chair


2016 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position) View 2017 Roster

There are 23 members and guests.
=complete and up-to-date, =complete, out-of-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING Appointments
Christopher H. Cagnon, PhD

1/1/2014  Member
out-of-date
Geoffrey D. Hugo, PhD

7/28/2012  Member
up-to-date
Sunyoung Jang, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
up-to-date
Ulrich W. Langner, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
up-to-date
Gig S. Mageras, PhD

1/1/2013  Subcommittee Chair
up-to-date
Varun Sehgal, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
up-to-date
Benjamin J. Sintay, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
up-to-date
Sugata Tripathi, PhD

1/1/2013  Subcommittee Vice Chair
up-to-date
John C. Weiser, PhD

4/1/2010  Liaison from Task Group No. 150 (ex officio)
up-to-date
Qing-Rong Jackie Wu, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
no coi on file
NON-VOTING Appointments
Barrett S. Caldwell, PhD

1/1/2016  Consultant (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Thaddeus Flood

6/10/2014  Liaison - MITA (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Song Gao, PhD

4/15/2016  Guest (nonvoting)
out-of-date
Victor A. Gurvich, PhD

4/15/2016  Guest (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Maritza A. Hobson, PhD

4/15/2016  Guest (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Long Huang, PhD

4/15/2016  Guest (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Thomas R. Mackie, PhD

1/1/2014  Guest (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Stan Mansfield

7/27/2012  Liaison - AdvaMed (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Sreeram . Narayanan, PhD

4/15/2016  Guest (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Frank Rath

1/1/2016  Consultant (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Jussi K. Sillanpaa, PhD

4/15/2016  Guest (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Bruce R. Thomadsen, PhD

1/1/2014  Guest (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Yong Zhou, PhD

4/15/2016  Guest (nonvoting)
up-to-date

STAFF Appointed to Committee


There are 1 staff.
Fairobent, Lynne A  

up-to-date
4/1/2010  AAPM Staff - Senior Manager for Government Relations (ex officio, nonvoting)