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Marvin Ziskin
SEG Member - PG Ultrasound

Marvin Ziskin is Emeritus Professor of Radiology and Medical Physics at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, where he received his A.B. and M.D. degrees. From 1965-1966, he was a Research Associate in Diagnostic Ultrasound at Hahneman Medical College. Following a two year tour duty at the U.S. Air Force Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories, he returned to Temple University in 1968, and for the past for the past 22 years has served as the Director of its Center for Biomedical Physics. His research interests include many areas within biomedical engineering with a special interest in ultrasound, millimeter waves, and other non-ionizing radiation. Dr. Ziskin had been active in a number of professional societies. He was the Chairman of the IEEE Committee on Radiation and Man (COMAR), and is currently the Co-chair of IEEE International Committee for Electromagnetic Safety (ICES) Subcommittee SC4, which establishes safety standards for RF radiation. He has been on the Board of Directors of the Bioelectromagnetics Society, and of the National Council for Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP). In 1982-1984 he was the President of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), and from 2003-2006 he was the President of the World Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (WFUMB). In addition, he received the 2011 D’Arsonval Award of the Bioelectromagnetics Society. His interest in ultrasound, image processing, and non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation has resulted in 7 books, and over 250 scientific publications. He has served on the editorial boards of Journal of Clinical Ultrasound, Clinical Diagnostic Ultrasound, Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, and Bioelectromagnetics. He was appointed a Member of the ICNIRP Scientific Expert Group (SEG) in March 2013.

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