The 2021 AAMD Election is now closed. Results are being validated and will be announced on Monday, April 19.
The positions up for election in 2021 were:
Adam Brown, CMD, BSRT(T), is the Director of Client Services for Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies. Adam has also served as the Senior Manager of Revenue Cycle, Supervisor of Radiation and Medical Oncology, and Chief Therapist/Dosimetrist for some of the leading cancer centers within the states of Texas and Tennessee. Adam holds a Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology (Therapy) degree from the University of Oklahoma. He is nationally certified as a Radiation Therapist and certified as a medical dosimetrist. Adam is an active member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) and the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists (AAMD).
Crystal has been a Radiologic Sciences professional for over 20 years with experience across multiple clinical, commercial, and educational settings. Her education includes a MS in Medical Dosimetry from Southern Illinois University, as well as BS degrees in Radiation Therapy and Radiologic Sciences (emphasis in CT and MRI), and an AAS in Radiologic Technology from Arkansas State University. As a board-certified dosimetrist, Crystal has planned the full spectrum of oncology cases on all major treatment planning systems and ancillary software programs. In addition, she has extensive knowledge of quality assurance practices and clinical workflow within Radiation Oncology.
Catherine has been working clinically as a CMD since 2012. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health Studies from Boston University, then went to dosimetry school at Global Physics Solutions (now Landauer). She worked at a large academic center and now works on a team as the solo dosimetrist, planning external beam radiation therapy treatments: 3D, IMRT, VMAT, and SBRT cases. She is currently the Co-Chair of the AAMD Nominations and Volunteer Committee and participates in the MedDos Infinity Task Group. Throughout her career, she has participated in multiple quality improvement projects to provide the best possible care to patients.
James Bell is a Medical Dosimetrist at Emory University’s Winship Cancer Institute. He currently works alongside 6 dosimetrists serving the 4 Linacs at Emory’s main Clifton Campus. James has volunteered with the AAMD Career Services Committee, the MedDos Infinity Task Group, and currently serves as an Associate Editor of the AAMD Journal, Medical Dosimetry. James graduated with a Master of Science in Medical Dosimetry from Southern Illinois University, has an Associate in Applied Science of Radiation Therapy from Amarillo College, and has a Bachelor of Science from West Texas A&M University. In his free time, he enjoys photography, hiking and staying active.
Melanie completed the Radiology program at AnMed Health in 1986. She then continued her education and completed the Radiation Therapy program at the Medical College of Georgia in 1988. Upon being registered by the AART, Melanie began her career as a Radiation Therapist at AnMed Health where she has been employed for over 30 years. She obtained her certification as a dosimetrist in 2007 and currently serves as the Department Manager. Melanie has continued working as a dosimetrist and assists in simulation and in the treatment of SBRT, SRS, and Brachytherapy procedures.
Melissa completed her Bachelor of Science with UT MD Anderson in Houston, Texas in Radiation Therapy and Dosimetry, graduating in 2011. Early in her career she was a dosimetrist at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, where she learned about multisite, medium-size clinic standardization. Currently she is one of twelve dosimetrists at Northside Hospital and is constantly learning new techniques in planning. Over the past six years Melissa has served as an AAMD volunteer, Co-Chairing the 2019 and 2020 Annual Conference Committee. With this experience she is comfortable leading committee meetings, creating new initiatives, setting budgets, and making hard decisions under pressure.
Angie received her Master of Science degree in Medical Dosimetry from the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse in 2017 and holds certification through the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB). She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Radiation Therapy from the Ohio State University in 2011. She stays involved in the oncology community by volunteering with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists (AAMD). Angie joined OMPC in July, 2020 as a staff medical dosimetrist. She has experience with 3D, IMRT/VMAT, SBRT, SRS and brachytherapy planning.
Sarah is employed by OHC as the Lead Certified Medical Dosimetrist. She has worked for OHC/US Oncology/Vantage Oncology for 24 years. In that time, she gained experience working with Pinnacle, RayStation, and Monaco TPS. She has external beam, SBRT, SRS, and a small amount of HDR experience. Before obtaining her CMD credentials, she worked as a Radiation Therapist. Sarah earned her Associates Degrees in both areas from Northern Kentucky University and the University of Cincinnati. She also volunteers as a leader in her community schools and church.