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Maryellen Giger attends the 60th annual meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine

17 August 2018

SPIE Fellow and current President Maryellen Giger (University of Chicago) attended the 60th annual meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 29 July to 2 August in Nashville, Tennessee.

While there Giger and 2018 AAPM President, Bruce R. Thomadsen, affirmed the SPIE and AAPM collaborative efforts in the Grand Challenges, policy and advocacy in Washington DC especially as it pertains to the Cancer Moonshot, and working together on issues such as diversity.

Giger, a medical physicist, routinely attends both the SPIE Medical Imaging conference and the AAPM annual meeting, and served as the 2009 AAPM President. The two societies continue to enjoy discussions and efforts among their members on various aspects of photonics and optics in medical imaging and radiation therapy in research, education, regulatory, and clinical care.

Bruce R. Thomadsen and Maryellen Giger
2018 AAPM President Bruce R. Thomadsen
and 2018 SPIE President Maryellen Giger