Bruce Curran

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Bruce CurranBruce Curran has an A.B. in Physics and Engineering from Dartmouth College, an M.E. in Engineering from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, and an M.S. in Computer Science from Northeastern University in Boston.  After 5 years at Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital in Hanover, NH, he moved to Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston as a medical physicist, research associate, and then Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology and Radiology.  In 1995, he joined Nomos, rising to Vice-President for Technology before joining the University of Michigan in 2003.  In 2008, he joined the faculty at Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, becoming a Clinical Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology in 2011.  He also holds appointments at Tufts University and the University of Rhode Island.

Bruce has been very involved with the AAPM over his 40 year career.  He has served in more than 70 different positions, including member of the Board of Directors, Secretary, and President in two local chapters.  He has also active in the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the American College of Radiology (ACR), and Integrating the Healthcare Environment (IHE).  For AIP, he has served on the Database and Online Services Subcommittee, the Publishing Policy Committee, and on Task Forces on Electronic Publishing and Intellectual Property Rights.  He is currently Chair of the Physics Today Advisory Committee and a member of the Audit and Physics Resources Advisory Committee.

Bruce’s research interests include the application and improvement of computer systems in radiation oncology, including imaging and dose calculation algorithms, and the development of standards for information exchange.  He has served on the DICOM Working Group for Radiation Oncology since 1995 and currently is clinical co-chair of the IHE Radiation Oncology Technical Committee.

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Bruce Curran
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University
Providence, RI 02903
Bruce_Curran [at]