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Working Group on Brachytherapy Dosimetry (WGBD)

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Charge
  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.
Approved Date(s):n/a
Committee Keywords: WGBD
Chair

Wesley Culberson
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 14 voting members.

up-to-dateAhmad A. 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 - 12/31/2023 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 - 12/31/2023 Member

up-to-dateJessica R. Lowenstein, MS

4/23/2021 - 12/31/2023 Member

up-to-dateErnesto Mainegra-Hing, PhD

1/1/2016 - 12/31/2022 Member

up-to-dateChristopher S. Melhus, PhD

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

up-to-dateMark J. Rivard, PhD

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

up-to-dateSamuel Trichter, DrPH, MS

4/23/2021 - 12/31/2023 Member

up-to-dateJavier Vijande, PhD

4/23/2021 - 12/31/2023 Member

up-to-dateYun Yang, PhD

1/1/2022 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateHualin Zhang, PhD

1/1/2016 - 12/31/2022 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 9 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateFacundo Ballester, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2022 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateLarry A. DeWerd, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2022 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateJessica R. Lowenstein, MS

1/1/2021 - 12/31/2023 Liaison - IROC Houston (formerly RPC) (ex officio, nonvoting)

up-to-dateMichael G. Mitch, PhD

1/1/2021 - 12/31/2022 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateRavinder Nath, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2022 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateCourtney C. Oare

4/23/2021 - 12/31/2022 Guest (nonvoting)

up-to-dateZoubir Ouhib, MS

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2022 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-datePanagiotis Papagiannis, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2022 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateMark J. Rivard, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2022 Consultant (nonvoting)
HQ Team Appointed to CommitteeThere are 0 staff.



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