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E&R Fund - Philip Heintz Memorial Fund

Philip Heintz
This Memorial Fund is a fitting tribute to Dr. Heintz, a champion in the field of medical physics and a fellow of the AAPM. His service to the AAPM included his serving as chair of several AAPM task groups. He contributed to the advancement of medical physics knowledge through independent, original research and development, illustrated by his starting his own radiation therapy software company based upon his own programs. He was an educator, teaching medical physicists, medical residents, and allied health personnel, and he developed a Master of Science program in Medical Physics at the University of New Mexico. Also, he helped develop and grow graduate school and residency training programs in diagnostic radiology. Memorial Funds are governed by AAPM Policy AP-99.