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E&R Fund - James G. Kereiakes Memorial Fund

James G. Kereiakes
Dr. Kereiakes served as the eleventh AAPM president in 1970 and was a Fellow of the AAPM. He was responsible for substantial contributions in teaching, training, research, clinical service, and professional affairs, having initiated training programs in radiological physics and in nuclear medicine. He was very active in the American Board of Radiology certification program over a period of 27 years. Dr Kereiakes was the initial Editor of the Quarterly Bulletin and successfully launched its publication, which in later years became the Newsletter. He had a highly productive research career with over 200 publications on nuclear medicine, physical aspects of diagnostic radiology, and of radiation oncology. Dr. Kereiakes received the AAPM William D. Coolidge Award and the Gold Medal of the RSNA in 1988. As a tribute to his academic teaching, the Ohio River Valley Chapter of AAPM established the James G. Kereiakes Annual Lecture Series. Memorial Funds are governed by AAPM policy AP 99.