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Vendor Relations and Product Usability Subcommittee (VRPUSC)

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ChargeThe subcommittee will facilitate an active dialogue with the AAPM membership to determine specific issues of concern regarding vendors' hardware and/or software design and the ease of performing commonly recommended performance evaluations. This would include, but not be limited to, maintaining a forum on the AAPM's BBS. To facilitate an active and collegial dialogue with hardware and software vendors in medical physics to encourage improvements in product design that would better facilitate commonly recommended performance evaluations by clinical physicists. Act as a liaison for communication of collective vendor issues to the membership of the AAPM as they arise. May serve as a conduit to the AAPM membership about various issues that concern the AAPM Corporate Affiliates.
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)n/a
Committee Keywords: VRPUSC

Sugata Tripathi
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 13 voting members.

up-to-dateErin Angel Ph.D., PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateBruce H. Curran, MEng

7/15/2019 - 12/31/2022 Member

up-to-dateMaritza A. Hobson, PhD

1/28/2019 - 12/31/2021 Chair,  Task Group No. 334 - A Guidance document to using Radiotherapy Immobilization De (ex officio)
7/28/2017 - 12/31/2020 Member

up-to-dateLong Huang, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateSunyoung Jang, PhD

1/1/2016 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateUlrich Langner, PhD

1/1/2016 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateGig S. Mageras, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019 Member

up-to-dateSreeram Narayanan, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateVarun Sehgal, PhD

1/1/2016 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateBenjamin J. Sintay, PhD

1/1/2016 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateBruce R. Thomadsen, PhD

7/15/2019 - 12/31/2022 Member

up-to-dateSugata Tripathi, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Subcommittee Chair

up-to-dateQing-Rong Jackie Wu, PhD

1/1/2016 - 12/31/2021 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 9 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateBarrett S. Caldwell, PhD

1/1/2016 - 12/31/2019 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateSong Gao, PhD

7/28/2017 - 12/31/2019 Guest (nonvoting)

up-to-dateHossein Lavvafi, PhD

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

up-to-datePeter Munro, PhD

3/7/2018 - 12/31/2019 Guest (nonvoting)

up-to-dateMichael Owens

7/28/2017 - 12/31/2019 Guest (nonvoting)

up-to-dateFrank Rath

1/1/2016 - 12/31/2019 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateJussi K. Sillanpaa, PhD

7/28/2017 - 12/31/2019 Guest (nonvoting)

up-to-dateDavid B. Wiant, PhD

9/21/2017 - 12/31/2019 Guest (nonvoting)

up-to-dateYong Zhou, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019 Guest (nonvoting)
STAFF Appointed to CommitteeThere are 0 staff.