Bio sketch and research interests: Bruce Curran received his M.E. from the Thayer School of Engineering (Dartmouth College) in 1982 and an M.S. in Computer Science from Northeastern University in 1993. In 1978, he joined Tufts Medical Center, promoted to Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology and Radiology in 1984. In 1995, he moved to Nomos Corporation, becoming Vice-President for Clinical Affairs (2001) and Technology (2002). While at Nomos, he was involved in the development of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and clinical use of Monte Carlo techniques for treatment planning. He returned to academics in 2003, joining the faculty at the University of Michigan. In 2008, he moved to Providence RI, becoming Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Brown University and Associate Chief Physicist at Rhode Island Hospital. He joined the VCU faculty in 2014. Mr. Curran's research interests are in improving interoperability of computer systems in radiation oncology. He is a founding member of DICOM Working Group-7 and the IHE-RO Technical Committee. He will be President-elect of the AAPM starting in January, 2015, becoming President in 2016, and Chairman of the Board in 2017.