Topic: Shallow Kinetics induced by Metronome (SKIM) – a simple, cost-effective and contact free breathing motion management technique

Speaker: Siyong Kim, Ph.D., FAAPM

Professor and Director of Clinical Physics
Department of Radiation Oncology
Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

Professor Siyong Kim has been in the field of Medical Physics for more than 25 years including 4 years of Ph.D. study and 2 years of Radiation Oncology Clinical Physics Residency training both at the University of Florida (UF), USA. After graduating residency in 1999, he started working as faculty in the Department of Radiation Oncology at UF where his major clinical specialties were stereotactic radiation therapy, patient immobilization, and image guidance. From 2006 to 2013, he worked in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Mayo Clinic Florida as faculty. In Mayo Clinic, his major specialties were high dose rate brachytherapy, respiratory motion management, and image guided stereotactic body radiation therapy. Currently, he is a professor and serves the Director of Clinical Physics in the Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA.

His society activities include AAPM Task Group 104, AAPM Asian Oceanic Affairs Subcommittee, AAPM Online Learning Services Subcommittee, AAPM Treatment Delivery Subcommittee, AAPM Work Group on IMRT, AAPM Therapy Physics Committee, AAPM Exchange Scientist Program Subcommittee, AAPM Subcommittee on Practice Guidelines, KAMPiNA president, IMPCB By-Laws Committee, IMPCB board at large, IMPCB Accreditation Subcommittee III, IMPCB Examination Setting Subcommittee, and IOMP Publication Committee.

He has served as editorial board for 4 different journals and reviewer for about 35 different scientific journals. His publication includes about 80 and 180 peer reviewed articles and abstracts, respectively. He also published 1 AAPM report, 14 book chapters, and 1 edited book.

We are the administrating body for Medical Physicists in Nigeria.

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Secretariat: Medical Physics unit, Department of Radiation Oncology, University College Hospital, Ibadan

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