MPWB Webinar Series 2024 : Radionuclide Dosimetry and the Rise of Theranostics
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Register: https://buff.ly/3Q02VIX   Dr. John L Humm is attending physicist and chief of the molecular and X-ray imaging physics service at Department of Medical Physics and Radiology of Memorial Solan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Tuesday, 23rd April at 9:00 am EST(15:00 CET) Speaker: Dr. John L Humm (USA) Moderators: Sarah Ashmeg and Arjit Baghwala Register: https://buff.ly/3Q02VIX   ..read more
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Radiating Hope and the Global Expansion of High Dose Rate Brachytherapy Services
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Speaker: Dr. Peter Sandwall (USA) Moderators: Sarah Ashmeg and Lindsey Bloom Please register: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5zf3qflOSZ-F3AoiDBPxIg Peter Sandwall, PhD DABR is a clinical physicist at OhioHealth in Mansfield, Ohio. A first generation Bolivian and second generation Swede, Dr. Sandwall has family in La Paz and Stockholm. This global perspective motivates him to maintain engagement in Global Health endeavors with ongoing projects in Latin America and West Africa. Dr. Sandwall serves on the board of trustees for Radiating Hope, is an active independent consultant, and ..read more
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Radiating Hope and the Global Expansion of High Dose Rate Brachytherapy Services
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Speaker: Dr. Peter Sandwall (USA) Moderators: Sarah Ashmeg and Lindsey Bloom Please register: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5zf3qflOSZ-F3AoiDBPxIg Peter Sandwall, PhD DABR is a clinical physicist at OhioHealth in Mansfield, Ohio. A first generation Bolivian and second generation Swede, Dr. Sandwall has family in La Paz and Stockholm. This global perspective motivates him to maintain engagement in Global Health endeavors with ongoing projects in Latin America and West Africa. Dr. Sandwall serves on the board of trustees for Radiating Hope, is an active independent consultant, and ..read more
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IAEA Webinar: Shaping the Future of Medical Imaging with Nuclear Techniques
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 The IAEA consistently supports the safe use of nuclear science to enhance global health including medical imaging; however, proper training, equipment management, and an inclusive workforce are essential to maximize its benefits and ensure the highest levels of quality and safety. The Women in Nuclear IAEA Chapter is organizing this hybrid event with distinguished guest speakers. The event seeks to emphasize the importance of medical imaging in health, advocate for skilled training and diverse human resources, promote gender inclusivity in the profession, and encourage collaboration acro ..read more
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Recent events in the Middle East
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Dear MPWB Community, We recognize these recent weeks may have been difficult for our community, and we know that they have also been deeply painful for some friends and members of our community. The MPWB board expresses its utmost rejection of violence in any form, especially those directed at innocent civilians. Our mission is to support activities that will yield effective and safe use of physics and technologies in medicine, especially in low to middle-income countries. Core values of MPWB include "Spirit of Collaboration" by aiming to work together with professional colleagues and partner ..read more
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Latest MPWB Webinar
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Did you know that MPWB hosts regular webinars? Our latest one, features Navneeth Hariharan as he reviews the key elements of TG-100 and Risk-Based Quality Management with a focus on radiation oncology. Navneeth is a seasoned clinical physicist with over a decade of experience in the field. He has made significant contributions to the medical community as an active AAPM volunteer and a member of the working group on Implementation of TG100. He also serves as an ACR ROPA surveyor and volunteer at the ABR. Prior to his career in healthcare, Navneeth earned a degree in Industrial Engineering ..read more
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Donate! and double up!
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Donate to any charity in Canada this June to automatically have a chance to WIN $20,000 during the Great Canadian Giving Challenge. Every $1 donated counts as an entry for your favorite charity to win! Please visit  https://www.canadahelps.org/en/givingchallenge/?gclsrc=aw.ds to learn more ..read more
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Going to the AAPM ASM?
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Are you going to the AAPM ASM in Houston? Do you like meeting people? Are you as passionate about helping people in low to middle-income countries access high-quality healthcare as much as we are? Then join us! We are looking for volunteers to station our booth at the AAPM. Join us, spare a few hours, and meet other MPWB members. Please get in touch with psb92@cornell.edu if you can spare an hour or two during the meeting. We are pleased to host an information meeting at the AAPM ASM! Details are Tuesday, July 25, 12:15-1:45, Room 350D in the George Brown Conventional ..read more
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MPWB Awards For Virtual Access to 2023 AAPM Annual Meeting UPDATES
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MPWB once again received great interest from Medical Physicists in low to middle-income countries expressing an interest in attending the AAPM ASM virtually. We are currently reviewing applications and hope to alert applicants soon on their status.   Last year, we were able to secure funds for approximately 40 medical physicists to attend, and this year our numbers look relatively the same ..read more
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MPWB Awards For Virtual Access to 2023 AAPM Annual Meeting
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MPWB is please to again offer medical physicist colleagues around the world an opportunity to attend the virtual component of the 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Association of Medical Physicists. We will sponsor free registration to access the AAPM meeting's virtual content. Registrants will be able to access all recordings for 1 year following the meeting. Candidates who comply with all the requirements shall be scored according to an evaluation criteria that includes membership with MPWB, minimum 2 years of work experience, working in a low to middle income country as per th ..read more
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