The Medical Physics Division of the Mexican Physics Society (DFM-SMF) organized a virtual round table (in Spanish) with title (poster and video attached) “Medical Physics and Sustainable Development”. This round table took place online using the REMO platform on November 7 at 18:00 h (GMT-6).
We had the following topics and speakers:
• “Socioecosystem Sustainability” (30 minutes)
Dr. Jose Manuel Maass Moreno
Ecosystem and Sustainability Research Institute (IIES),UNAM, Morelia Campus, Mexico.
• “Reuse and Responsible Disposal of Image Equipment” (10 minutes)
M. in C. Maricarmen Franco Cabrera
Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Studies, Monterrey, Mexico.
• “Management of radioactive waste of medical origin” (10 minutes)
Dr. David Lizcano Cabrera
Radioactive waste department, National Institute of Nuclear Research, Estado de México, Mexico
• “Early detection of breast cancer and its impact on the health and well-being of the population” (10 minutes)
M. in C. César Gustavo Ruíz Trejo
Instituto de Física, UNAM, Mexico
The link to the recorded round table is available here:
In addition, DFM-SMF made announcements to the Medical Physics community of activities performed by the Latin-American Association of Medical Physics (ALFIM) (poster attached), the Mexican Society of Physicists in Medicine, poster attached, and the Webinar organized by the International Organization on Medical Physics.
Dr. Olga Ávila
Dr. Héctor Morales-Bárcenas
M. Sc. César Ruiz-Trejo