Wilson Elected Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine

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Dr. Thaddeus Wilson has been elected as a Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. (Photo provided by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine)

Thaddeus Wilson, PhD, associate professor in the Departments of Radiology and Pharmaceutical Sciences in the Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been elected a Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM).

The designation of Fellow honors members who have distinguished themselves by their contributions in research, education, or leadership in the medical physics community.

Dr. Wilson received his PhD in 2000 from the University of Wisconsin. Shortly after, he took his current position at UTHSC. As a part of his duties, he is integral in teaching residents, as well as medical, pharmacy and graduate engineering students, in the physics principles of diagnostic imaging. He performs clinical physics at two affiliate hospitals to support advanced imaging and radiation safety, acting as radiation safety officer at one of them.

Dr. Wilson has had peer reviewed articles published in the area of medical imaging, and received extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health. His service includes numerous committees and leadership roles for AAPM, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, the Radiologcial Society of North America, and the American Board of Radiology.

He has twice served as the UTHSC faculty senate president, and on the Board of Trustees for the University of Tennessee system.