Annual Scientific Meeting 28th February 2015
After excellent presentations from our invited speakers there were some great talks in diagnostic imaging, radiotherapy and radiation protection sessions. A busy panel of judges agreed that there was a very high calibre of work presented at this year’s meeting. The following prizes were awarded:
Best Oral Presentation in Radiotherapy
Hermitage Medical Clinic
Converting a CT Simulator Room to accommodate a Cyberknife facility.
Best Oral Presentation in Diagnostic Radiology
National University of Ireland, Galway
Establishing a relationship between Dose Area Product and Eye Dose during Fluoroscopic Interventional Radiology and Cardiology Procedures
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
A Comparison of target materials for routine MTF measurements on DR systems
There were a considerable number of abstract submissions this year resulting in a large number of posters on display, so there were two sub-categories for the poster prizes - Science/Innovation and Patient care.
Best Poster Presentation
Science/Innovation - Radiotherapy
Kent Oncology Centre
Differences in the distribution of MLC position error for static and RapidArc deliveries from EPID based picket fence tests
Patient care - Radiotherapy
UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre
A review of the effect of Deep Inspiration Breath-Hold (DIBH) for Left Breast radiotherapy on cardiopulmonary doses in UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre.
Science/Innovation - Diagnostic Radiology
Anne Marie McGarrigle
Cork University Hospital
Characterisation of Radfet Devices at the Diagnostic Energy Range
Patient care - Diagnostic Radiology
An investigation into the activity levels of I-131 Radioiodine patients 7 days post radioiodine treatment and the subsequent effects on their radiation precautions
Imaging Equipment Ltd. Bursary - Trainee or Junior IAPM member (less than 2 yrs experience). Clinical improvements to service offered through medical physics!
National University of Ireland Galway
Determining the Dosimetric Effect of an Ultrasound Probe for use in Image-Guided Radiotherapy
Congratulations to all the prize winners.
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