Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of August 31 – Siemens Acquires Varian/IDMP Award/Dr. Namandjé Bumpus, First Black Woman to Chair Department at John Hopkins/Study on Single Dose Targeted Radiotherapy During Lumpectomy

Published by Sarah McCabe

Published on August 31, 2020

  • Siemens has acquired Varian, check out an analysis and the meaning of the acquisition.

  • Do you know someone worthy of the IDMP award? The deadline is coming up on September 30th! This year’s theme is "Medical Physicist as a Health Professional"!

  • Read about Dr. Namandjé Bumpus’ journey to becoming the first black woman to chair a department at the John Hopkins University School of Medicine.

  • A long-term clinical trial of thousands of women has shown a single dose of targeted radiotherapy during a lumpectomy proved effective. Results of the study can be found here.