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Frank Rath and Bruce Thomadsen, professor of medical physics, looking through the opening of a piece of radiotherapy treatment equipment
8/09/2022

Rath named honorary member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine

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The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) has included Frank Rath among its honorary members in 2022. Rath, a faculty associate emeritus who worked in the then-Department of Engineering Professional Development (now InterPro), is an expert in applying engineering principles and tools to improve product design, lower risk, and reduce manufacturing cost and lead time, particularly in the biotechnology industry.

Honorary membership in the association recognizes people who understand the value of a medical physicist and the profession of medical physics as an integral and indispensable part of patient care, and who have consistently supported the mission and goals of the association through leadership and advocacy. Rath accepted the honor on July 11, 2022, at an AAPM awards ceremony and reception in Washington, D.C.

Top photo: Frank Rath, left, a faculty associate emeritus in the College of Engineering, and Bruce Thomadsen, professor of medical physics, are pictured looking through the opening of a piece of radiotherapy treatment equipment at the Carbone Cancer Center. Photo credit: Jeff Miller.