IUPESM Fellow: William R. Hendee
Prof. William R. Hendee
Dr. Hendee holds the title of Distinguished Professor of Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Biophysics and Bioethics at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is certified in Radiologic Physics by the American Board of Radiology and in Health Physics by the American Board of Health Physics. He has been a Director of the American Board of Health Physics and the Health Physics Society, chairman of the Diagnostic Physics and Quality and Safety Committees for the American Board of Radiology, and Past-President of the American Board of Radiology. He is past president of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, the Society of Nuclear Medicine, the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, the 2000 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, and past vice president of the National Patient Safety Foundation. He is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of the Commission on the Accreditation of Medical Physics Educational Programs. In 2010 he was awarded the American College of Radiology Gold Medal Award. He received an honorary doctorate from Millsaps College in 1988 and from the University of Patras, Greece in 2009. Other awards include the Radiological Society of North America’s Gold Medal, the Gold Medal from the American Roentgen Ray Society, the Elda Anderson Award of the Health Physics Society, and the William D. Coolidge Medal from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine.
For his contribution as Co-Chair, Organizing Committee, 8th IUPESM World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 2000, held in Chicago, USA.