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Physicists to Receive Prestigious AAPM Awards

Posted: Apr 20th, 2015

Standard Imaging is proud to recognize two medical physicists who will receive individual awards at this year’s AAPM Annual Meeting.

Larry DeWerd, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer & Co-founder of Standard Imaging, will receive the Edith H. Quimby Lifetime Achievement Award. This honorary award recognizes AAPM members whose long standing careers have been notable based on their outstanding achievements.

Regina Fulkerson, Ph.D. will receive the Farrington Daniels Award for Best Article on Radiation Dosimetry Published in Medical Physics for her paper “Dosimetric characterization and output verification for conical brachytherapy surface applicators (Part 1: electronic brachytherapy source).” Regina Fulkerson, Ph.D. utilized the Standard Imaging Exradin A20 Ion Chamber to conduct the research.

“These awards are tremendous honors for both of these physicists and we are proud to have had the opportunity to work with them. They are dedicated physicists committed to accuracy and advancement of quality assurance. Our sincere congratulations to both.” said Ed Neumueller, President and Co-founder of Standard Imaging.

Standard Imaging is a leading manufacturer of radiation calibration and quality assurance instruments for healthcare. The company was founded in 1989, and has become a leader in the medical physics field. As a company with many products aimed at supporting radiation therapy for cancer treatment, Standard Imaging is committed to the fight against cancer. For more information, visit www.standardimaging.com or contact Standard Imaging at 608-831-0025.