Richland, WA (PRWEB) June 08, 2012
Award-winning radiation safety firm Dade Moeller has joined the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists (AAMD) as a corporate member and will be exhibiting as a Corporate Sponsor at the Association’s 37th Annual Meeting at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta on June 10-12. The company’s membership in AAMD advances its current strategic diversification into the growing field of medical physics.
“We are proud to become a corporate member of the AAMD,” said Sandy Konerth, a Senior Medical Physicist with Dade Moeller and its corporate point of contact to the Association. “The AAMD Board of Directors has determined that safety will be its main initiative in the upcoming year, so, as a radiation safety firm, we look forward to working with the AAMD on this important effort.”
AAMD is the professional society for Medical Dosimetrists – specialized members of medical teams who work in radiation oncology departments in hospitals and clinics. A Medical Dosimetrist designs treatment plans for patients based on the radiation dose prescription written by the physician. Medical Dosimetrists work closely with Medical Physicists in setting up radiation dose criteria to provide high quality patient treatments for external beam therapy and brachytherapy.
Dade Moeller currently provides a wide range of technical radiation safety and medical physics services to the health care industry, including safety program audits, licensing support, training, and surveys. The company supports clinical radiation therapy services such as conformal radiotherapy, IMRT, cone-beam CT-guided radiotherapy, on-line portal imaging, stereotactic radiosurgery, and brachytherapy.
Dade Moeller is a nationally recognized firm providing professional and technical services to federal, state, and commercial clients in support of nuclear, radiological, and environmental operations. Employing more Certified Health Physicists than any other company in the United States, Dade Moeller specializes in radiation protection, environmental protection, occupational safety, and training. Founded in 1994, the Company upholds the legacy of Dr. Dade W. Moeller, a premier scientist and educator in the fields of health physics and environmental health.