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Dr. Paolo Francescon, Vicenza, Italy
Dr. Francescon achieved his Degree in Theoretical Physics in 1977. Since 1995 he is the Director of the Medical Physics Department of Vicenza General Hospital – Italy. Since 1988 he was given several teaching appointments in MS and Specialization/PhD courses in the Universities of Parma, Firenze and Padova. He is a full member of the AAPM and of the Italian Association of Medical Physics, co-chair of the AAPM Task Group 155 on the dosimetry of small fields.
Moderator: Dr. Jun Yang - Philadelphia CyberKnife Center, PA
Dr. Jun Yang received his PhD in medial physics and medical imaging processing from Bio-medical Engineering, University of Miami in 2006. He has participated founding of Philadelphia CyberKnife in 2006, the first CyberKnife Center in great Philadelphia area.
As the clinical associate professor at Drexel Univ. and professor at Fudan Univ, Dr. Yang has published many peer-review papers on physics, clinical and radiobiology focusing on SRS/SBRT.
He servers as editorial board for a few journals. Dr. Yang is the member of multiple professional societies. He serves as the board member of the Radiosurgery Society and the chair of physics committee since 2012. He serves as the board member for AERO since 2013. He has participated in many professional guidelines, such as the TG 277 AAPM-RSS medical physics practice guideline for SRS-SBRT, Updated TG 135 CyberKnife QA, and White paper for radiosurgery physics etc.