We are pleased to announce that Dr. David Hintenlang has been elected Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). The Fellow status is the highest grade of membership and is reserved to honor AAPM members who have made significant, long-standing contributions to the field and exhibited leadership and dedicated service. The AAPM is the primary professional organization of medical physicists with a mission to advance the science, education and professional practice of medical physics. One of the primary goals of AAPM is the identification and implementation of improvements in patient safety for the medical use of radiation in imaging and radiation therapy.
Dr. Hintenlang is recognized by his peers for his contributions to the field of medical physics including contributions to the advancement of medical physics knowledge based on independent original research, medical physic educational activities, leadership in the practice of medical physics, and service to the AAPM.
Dr. Hintenlang’s research focuses on developing and characterizing clinical medical physics applications of radiation imaging and dosimetry. His lab has developed techniques to accurately quantify and minimize pediatric, CT, and mammography doses and optimization of image quality. Research areas include image quality, tomographic phantom design and development for radiation dosimetry, and applications of non-ionizing radiation in biomedical engineering.
His accomplishments will be recognized at a ceremony in July during the Annual Meeting of the AAPM in Anaheim, CA.
Congratulations, Dr. Hintenlang!