Advances in Therapeutic and Diagnostic Ultrasound is Topic of Special AAPM Symposium, Aug. 1-3, 2011


The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) will be conducting a joint meeting with the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) from July 31 through August 4 in Vancouver. The Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation is one of the supporters of a special symposium, Advances in Therapeutic and Diagnostic Ultrasound, being held during the meeting from August 1 to 3.

The special symposium will provide day-long programs dedicated to education, therapy and diagnoses. Scheduled for August 2, the session on therapy is being organized by Christian Diederich, PhD, Director of the Thermal Therapy Research Group at the University of California San Francisco. His collaborator is Stanley Benedict, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Radiological Physics at the University of Virginia.