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Brachytherapy Subcommittee (BTSC)

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Charge

1.  Review and oversee various working groups and tak groups under the Brachytherapy Subcommittee.  2.  Facilitate and coordinate communication between working groups.  3.  Address the physics needs of the brachytherapy community.  4.  Educate the AAPM membership and members of the brachytherapy community in matters of brachytherapy physics.  5.  Report on the activities of the Subcommittee to the Therapy Physics Committee.

Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)n/a
Committee Keywords: BTSC
Chair

Zoubir Ouhib
Subcommittee Chair


2019 Roster

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

=complete and up-to-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING AppointmentsThere are 22 voting members.

up-to-dateFacundo Ballester, PhD

1/1/2017 - 12/31/2019 Chair,  Brachytherapy Source Registry Work Group (ex officio)

up-to-dateLuc Beaulieu, PhD

1/1/2018 - 12/31/2020 Member

up-to-dateZhe (Jay) Chen, PhD

3/11/2019 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateWesley S. Culberson, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Chair,  Working Group on Brachytherapy Dosimetry (ex officio)

up-to-dateLarry A. DeWerd, PhD

1/1/2018 - 12/31/2020 Member

up-to-dateDavid S. Followill, PhD

1/1/2012 - 12/31/2020 Member - IROC - Houston liaison

up-to-dateRegina K. Fulkerson, PhD

1/1/2017 - 12/31/2019 Subcommittee Vice Chair

up-to-dateHenry T. Heaton II, MS

1/1/2017 - 12/31/2019 Member

up-to-dateRobert F. Hobbs, PhD

3/11/2019 - 12/31/2021 Liaison - Chair of RPT (ex officio)

up-to-dateJessica R. Lowenstein, MS

1/1/2014 - 12/31/2019 Member

up-to-dateChristopher S. Melhus, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateMichael G. Mitch, PhD

1/1/2012 - 12/31/2020 Member - NIST Representative

up-to-dateRavinder Nath, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateZoubir Ouhib, MS

1/1/2018 - 12/31/2020 Subcommittee Chair

up-to-dateTarun Podder, PhD

1/1/2015 - 12/31/2020 Chair,  Working Group on Robotic Brachytherapy (ex officio)

up-to-dateSusan L. Richardson, PhD

12/31/2015 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateMark J. Rivard, PhD

11/9/2017 - 12/31/2020 Liaison - GEC ESTRO
1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Chair,  Working Group on Brachytherapy Clinical Applications (ex officio)
1/1/2017 - 12/31/2019 Member

up-to-dateRonald S. Sloboda, PhD

1/1/2017 - 12/31/2019 Subcommittee Vice Chair

up-to-dateDorin A. Todor Ph.D.

1/1/2018 - 12/31/2020 Liaison - ABS Physics committee (ex officio)

up-to-dateRonald E. Tosh, PhD

12/31/2015 - 12/31/2021 Chair,  Calibration Laboratory Accreditation Subcommittee (ex officio)

up-to-dateJavier Vijande, PhD

1/1/2018 - 12/31/2020 Chair,  Working Group on Model-Based Dose Calculation Algorithms in Brachytherapy (ex officio)

up-to-dateMelissa L. Wilson, MS

4/19/2019 - 12/31/2021 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 8 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateManik Aima, PhD, MS

8/28/2018 - 12/31/2021 Guest (nonvoting)

up-to-dateAnnette Haworth

1/1/2013 - 12/31/2019 Consultant - Australasian Brachytherapy Group liaison (nonvoting)

up-to-dateMalcolm R. McEwen, PhD

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

up-to-dateJose Perez-Calatayud, PhD

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

up-to-dateFrank-Andre Siebert, PhD

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

up-to-dateSamantha J. Simiele, PhD

8/28/2018 - 12/31/2021 Guest (nonvoting)

up-to-dateKatherine N. Tapp, PhD

4/20/2019 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateNancy G. Wersto, MS

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Liaison - FDA (nonvoting)
STAFF Appointed to CommitteeThere are 0 staff.