About the Author
Dr. William Hendee has appointments as Senior Associate Dean and Vice President as well as Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Professor and Vice-Chair of Radiology; Professor of Radiation Oncology, Biophysics, Bioethics of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Hendee served for 20 years on the faculty of the University of Colorado School of Medicine. For several years, he directed the Division of Radiological Sciences and for eight years served as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Radiology. In 1985, Dr. Hendee was recruited by the American Medical Association to the position of Vice President in charge of science and technology programs. Dr. Hendee is past president of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, and currently president of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering./p>
E. Russell Ritenour, Ph.D. is Professor and Chief of Physics, Department of Radiology, University of Minnesota Medical School and Director of Graduate Studies in Biophysical Sciences and Medical Physics in the Graduate School. He served five years as Chair of the Committee on Education and Training of Medical Physicists in the American Association of Physicists in Medicine and is chair of the Committee on Continuing Education for the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Educational Programs. He is author or co-author of over a dozen multi-media, web-based, and distance learning systems.