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    • Walter L. Robinson & Associates Consultant Medical Radiation Health & Diagnostic Imaging Physicists 1-800-446-7622 (610-873-2790) PROFESSIONAL POSITION DESCRIPTION: Supervise three associate radiation physicists and assist with the provision of consultant radiation physics services to over 30 clients in Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware. Coordinator of services to achieve client regulatory compliance, useful quality assurance measurements, and teaching in departments of Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Oncology, Diagnostic Imaging, Nuclear Cardiology and Mammography. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: • Post Graduate Education at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Attended Course on "Acceptance-Testing, Commissioning, Calibrating, and Providing Dosimetry and Treatment Planning for High Energy Photon and Electron Beams from Linear Accelerators" 1987. • Recipient of A.E.C. Scholarship, 1969-71 • M.S. in Radiological Health Physics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1971 • B.A. in Biology from Millersville University, Millersville, PA 1968 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: • 2000 - Present: Radiation Safety Officer 1. St. Luke's Health Network, Bethlehem, Quakertown, Allentown, PA 2. Easton Hospital, Easton, PA 3 Reading Cardiac Imaging Center, Wyomissing, PA • 1980 - Present: Professional Manager/Owner, Walter L. Robinson & Associates, Consultant Medical Radiation Health Physicist – supervise 3 consultant medical radiation physicists • 1972 - 1980: Vice President, Bionucleonics, Inc., Director of Pennsylvania Services supervising four consultant medical radiation physicists • 1971 - 1972: Radiation Safety Officer, and Medical Radiation Health Physicist for Broad Licensee: St. John’s Hospital, Detroit, Michigan.
    • • 1969 - 1971: Medical Physics Internships in the Departments of Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Oncology, and Radiology at University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan • Summer 1970: Summer Internship in Health Physics at Brookhaven National Laboratory (Environmental Health Physics) • 1969 - 1970: Health Physics Technician at Phoenix Memorial Laboratory and Ford Reactor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan while a Graduate Student PAST FACULTY APPOINTMENTS: • Instructor of Basic Science, Southcentral Pennsylvania Consortium of Nuclear Medicine Technology • Instructor of the Walter L. Robinson & Associates Training Program in Diagnostic Imaging and Health Physics • Instructor of X-ray Physics, Harrisburg Area Community College • Instructor of X-ray Physics, St. John Hospital, Detroit, MI, Reading Hospital and Brandywine Hospital in PA, and various hospitals in N.J. • Instructor of Radiological Physics Program for the Reading Hospital Radiology Residency Program PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: • Certified, American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine, in Physics and Instrumentation, 1979 • Certified, American Board of Medical Physics, Diagnostic Imaging Physics (Including Mammography), Jan 1992 (Recertified 2002) • Certified, American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology Equivalency, 2002 PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS: • Who’s Who in Frontier Science and Technology 1984 / 1985 • AAPM - Member Legislation and Regulation Committee • AAPM - Member Radiation Protection Committee PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS:
    • • American Association of Physicists in Medicine - Full Member • Society of Nuclear Medicine – Full Member & Tech. Sect. Member • Health Physics Society – Full Member CONTINUING EDUCATION ATTENDED: • National Society of Nuclear Medicine Meeting annually from 1971 - 1987 • National, Delaware Chapter, and local (Hershey) A.A.P.M. Meetings 1975 – Present • Health Physics Society Meetings 1972, 1975, 1989, 1990 (1989 Meeting "Mammographic Physics") • R.S.N.A. Meeting – attend annually • Greater N.Y. Chapter Technologists Spring Meeting, 1975 - 1987 • Numerous select meetings of the N.C.R.P., N.I.H., N.R.C., PA B.R.H., F.D.A. (B.R.H.) pertaining to Radiation Safety or Quality Control Measurements • A.A.P.M. Summer School 1988 and 1991 (1991 – Acceptance Testing and Quality Control of Diagnostic X-ray Imaging Equipment, Santa Cruz, CA) • Film Processing in Medical Imaging: A Practical Update For The 90’s (Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y.) • A.C.R.’s "Mammographic Image Quality: The Role of the Medical Physicist", (25th Nat’l Conf. On Breast Cancer), Boston, MA April 27-28, 1992 (16 CEU) • A.C.R.’s invited attendee on October 16 & 17, 1992 for "A Workshop Regarding High Level Mode Fluoroscopy" in Reston, VA • A.A.P.M.’s "Symposium on the Practical Physics of Mammography", Birmingham, Alabama, April 14, 1994 (13 CEU) • R.S.N.A.’s "Quality Assurance in Mammography and Categorical Course in the Technical Aspects of Breast Imaging Nov.27-Dec.2, 1994 Chicago, IL, (3 CEU)
    • • A.C.R.’s "Physics Symposium Mammography: Machine Design and Film Processing", Philadelphia, PA, July 25-26, 1996 (9 CEU) • A.A.P.M.’s "Emerging Issues in Mammography", Charlottesville, VA, Sept. 20-21, 1996 (12 CEU) (Includes 3 CEU Stereotactic Physics Measurements plus 1 hands-on demonstration by A.B.R.-certified medical physicist, Carolyn Kimme-Smith) • CAMPEP’s "The 17th Annual Pittsburgh Breast Imaging Seminar", Pittsburgh, PA, Sept. 18-21, 1997 (15 CEU) • PA Dept. of Rad. Protection’s "Radiation Protection Workshop", Nov. 5, 1997 • R.S.N.A.’s "Mammography Physics Testing", Chicago, IL, Nov. 30-Dec. 5, 1997, (1.5 CEU) • A.A.P.M.’s "Mammography Symposium", Philadelphia, PA, July 23, 1998, (9 CEU) • R.S.N.A.'s "Mammography Stereotactic Physics Testing", Chicago, IL, Nov. 29 - Dec. 4, 1998 (1.5 CEU) • A.C.R.'s Society of Breast Imaging Seminar (Physicist Track), Boston, MA, May 26-29, 1999 (8 CEU totally Digital Modality) • CAMPEP's "The 19th Annual Pittsburgh Breast Imaging Seminar" (Physicist Track), Pittsburgh, PA, Oct. 20 - Oct. 30, 1999. (18 CEU, including 3 stereotactic physics testing) • MTMI's "M.R. Imaging: A Seminar for Medical Physicists", Orlando, FL, Nov. 13 - Nov. 14, 1999. • The 20th annual Pittsburgh Breast Imaging Seminar”, (Physicist Track), Pittsburgh, PA August 2000. (13 CEU + 3 CEU Stereotactic + 2 CEU digital) • Greater NY Chapter SNM Technologist Section Spring Meeting, March 30-31, 2001. • AAPM Summer School “ACR Accreditation Programs” Seattle, WA, June 24-28, 2001. • The 6th Annual Seminar of The Physics of Mammography, 15 CEU May 9-10, 2002, Atlantic City, NJ.
    • • ACR MRI Q.C. Program, Warrington, PA September 14, 2002. (145 Mammography CEU’s in the last 7 years, or an average of 15 Mammography-Specific CEU's/yr.) PEER REVIEW: • Walter L. Robinson & Associates was inspected by Medical Physics Consultants, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan. Walt, in turn, inspected them in 1988. CONTINUING EDUCATION PROVIDED: • Provide Client Appreciation Seminars for WLR & A. clients in 1985, 1990, and 1995 • Editor "A.L.A.R.A." and "ABREAST" Newsletters of the Clients of WLR & A. • Producer of "live in-services, videotapes and interactive PC training) • Guest lecturer at numerous nuclear medicine technology seminars and local chapter meetings, many with SNM V.O.I.C.E. approval • Reviewed several books for journals • Published numerous client handouts and "monographs" • Webmaster WLR & A website: www.walterrobinson.com. UNPUBLISHED PAPERS PRESENTED: National Meetings 1974 - SNM – Tech Section – San Diego, CA, "Radiopharmaceutical Quality Control" 1976 - SNM – Tech Section – Dallas, TX, "Dose Calibrator Foibles" 1979 -SNM –Tech Section – Detroit, MI, "Personnel Monitoring Data of Nuclear Medicine Technologists" 1980 - SNM – Tech Section – Atlanta, GA, "Quality Control of Quality Control in Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation"
    • 1985 - A.A.P.M. – Seattle, WA, "Procedural Pitfalls of I-123 vs. I-131 Thyroid Uptake Measurements" 1998 - How to start a Consulting Medical Radiation Physics Business – presented at the 1998 Alumni Meeting School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Oct. 1998. Local Meetings 1987 - Camp Hill, PA, "Review of the Changes in 10 CFR 35" presented with John Glenn of the N.R.C.