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Working Group on Robotic Brachytherapy

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Charge
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration among investigators working on robotic systems having brachytherapy, biopsy and focal therapy applications, and with potential manufacturers and vendors of these systems. 
  • Communicate new technology related to robotic or similar systems. to other Task Groups and Working Groups
  • Establish guidelines for the safe use and quality management of robotic brachytherapy.
  • Establish guidelines for required accuracy of relevant motions and procedures associated with delivery of robotic brachytherapy. 
  • Develop educational programs to apprise the AAPM membership and the radiotherapy community about robotic-assistance in brachytherapy and focal therapy.
  • As appropriate reach out to other relevant communities by organizing special educational sessions, for example,  at meetings/gatherings with ASTRO, as well as at robotic and biomedical conferences such as MICCAI, ICRA, IROS, etc.
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)Start: 8/28/2008
End: n/a
Committee Keywords: WGRB
Chair

Tarun Podder
Workgroup Chair


2016 Roster

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

There are 22 members and guests.
=complete and up-to-date, =complete, out-of-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING Appointments
Ivan M. Buzurovic, PhD

6/5/2015  Member
up-to-date
Jostin B. Crass, DMP

1/1/2016  Member
up-to-date
J. Adam M. Cunha, PhD

1/1/2015  Work Group Vice Chair
up-to-date
Aaron Fenster, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
up-to-date
Gabor Fichtinger, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
up-to-date
Tarun Podder, PhD

1/1/2015  Workgroup Chair
up-to-date
Mark J. Rivard, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
up-to-date
Daniel J. Scanderbeg, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
out-of-date
Yan . Yu, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
up-to-date
Hualin . Zhang, PhD

1/1/2016  Member
up-to-date
NON-VOTING Appointments
Luc . Beaulieu, PhD

1/1/2016  Consultant (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Robert A. Cormack, PhD

1/1/2015  Consultant (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Rodney Ellis, MD

1/1/2016  Consultant (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Metha Maenhot, MD

1/1/2016  Consultant (nonvoting)
no coi on file
André-Guy Martin, MD

1/1/2016  Consultant (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Marinus A. Moerland, Ph.D.

1/1/2015  Consultant (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Rajni V. Patel, Ph.D.

1/1/2015  Member (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Michael J. Price, PhD

1/1/2016  Consultant (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Mack Roach, III, MD

1/1/2016  Consultant (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Danny Y. Song, MD

1/1/2016  Consultant (nonvoting)
out-of-date
Bruce R. Thomadsen, PhD

1/1/2015  Consultant (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Jocelyne Troccaz, Ph.D.

1/1/2015  Member (nonvoting)
up-to-date

STAFF Appointed to Committee

None Appointed