About the Author
The authors of this new edition have a combined teaching experience of over 100 years:
Charles Kelsey is the author of Essentials of Radiology Physics (W. H. Green, 1985) and Essentials of Radiologic Science (McGraw-Hill, 2002). Both of these radiography-targeted books include chapters on radiation biology. He has taught radiation biology for over 40 years to x-ray technologists, medical physicists, radiology/radiation oncology residents and nuclear engineering students.
Philip H. Heintz, PhD, is Chairman of the AAPM subcommittee on radiology residents Physics (including radiation biology), and director of the medical physics education program at the University of New Mexico. He has taught radiation biology for over 30 years to medical physicists, radiology/radiation oncology residents, nuclear engineering students, and x-ray technologists. Educational initiatives include extensive work with the ASRT on a physics and biological curriculum for x-ray technologists, as well as very active contribution to the web-based education committee for diagnostic radiology residents of the AAPM/RSNA.