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Working Group on Brachytherapy Dosimetry (WGBD)

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Activities
  1. Educate the brachytherapy community in best practices on the use of dosimetry datasets and calibration standards.
  2. Lead the development of consensus brachytherapy source data through evaluation of published single-source dose distributions.
  3. Periodically review and revise the prerequisites for brachytherapy sources to be listed on the Source Registry and coordinate AAPM responses regarding primary and secondary standards relevant to brachytherapy planning and dosimetry. This also includes evaluating methodology for clinical calibration of brachytherapy sources.

By-Laws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Standing?This is not a standing committee.
Approved Date(s):n/a
Committee Keywords: WGBD
Chair

Wesley Culberson
Workgroup Chair

2024 Roster

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

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VOTING AppointmentsThere are 14 voting members.

up-to-dateAhmad Amoush, PhD

1/1/2022 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateMandar S. Bhagwat, PhD

1/1/2022 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateNicole H. Bunda-Randall, MS

4/23/2021 - 12/31/2026 Member

up-to-dateWesley S. Culberson, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2024 Workgroup Chair

up-to-dateKent A. Gifford, PhD

1/1/2022 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateFrank William Hensley, PhD

4/23/2021 - 12/31/2026 Member

up-to-dateJessica R. Lowenstein, MS

4/23/2021 - 12/31/2026 Member

up-to-dateChristopher S. Melhus, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2024 Work Group Vice Chair

up-to-dateCourtney C. Oare, PhD

12/22/2023 - 12/31/2026 Member

up-to-dateMark J. Rivard, PhD

3/14/2022 - 12/31/2026 Chair,  Unit 78 - Brachytherapy Dosimetry Consensus Datasets (ex officio)

up-to-dateJeffrey V. Siebers, PhD

9/26/2022 - 12/31/2025 Member Calibration Laboratory Accreditation Subcommittee (ex officio)

up-to-dateSamuel Trichter, DrPH, MS

4/23/2021 - 12/31/2026 Member

up-to-dateJavier Vijande, PhD

4/23/2021 - 12/31/2026 Member

up-to-dateYun Yang, PhD

1/1/2022 - 12/31/2024 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 8 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateAbdullah A. Alshreef

11/14/2023 - 12/31/2024 Guest (nonvoting)

up-to-dateFacundo Ballester, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2024 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateLarry A. DeWerd, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2024 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateJessica R. Lowenstein, MS

1/1/2021 - 12/31/2026 Liaison - IROC Houston (formerly RPC) (ex officio, nonvoting)

up-to-dateErnesto Mainegra-Hing, PhD

1/1/2023 - 12/31/2024 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateMichael G. Mitch, PhD

1/1/2021 - 12/31/2024 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateZoubir Ouhib, MS

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2024 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateHualin Zhang, PhD

1/1/2023 - 12/31/2024 Consultant (nonvoting)
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