The Roentgen Medal 1970-1979
Every year a different one. Yet always someone who deserves it.
Russel Henry Morgan (1911-1986)
Radiologist. Particular contributions for the further development of radiodiagnostics and radiation protection, especially in the field of fluoroscopy. Pioneer in radiation safety.
John Francis Fowler (1925-1986)
Physicist. Fundamental works in the field of the physical and biological effects of radiation. Member of the “International Committee for Radiological Units“ (ICRU).
Bernard G. Ziedses des Plantes (1902-1993)
Neurologist and Radiologist. Trend-setting in tomography. Development of planigraphy (1931) and zonography (1935), subtraction method (1935), seriescopy (1938) and the clinical neuroradiology.
Josef Becker (1905-1983)
Radiologist. Treatises on the development and application of new methods in radiotherapy. As one of the first, Becker recognized the importance of nuclear medicine in tumor identification and oncotherapy.
Wilhelm Hanle (1901-1993)
Physicist. Doctorate under J. Franck. In this time he discovered the coherence of the Zeeman-fissions in the neutral field. Nowadays this effect is called after his discoverer “Hanle-Effect“. Significant works on physics of ionizing rays. One of Roentgen‘s successors in his chair of experimental physics at the University of Gießen.
Frans Willem Saris (*1942)
Physicist. Works in the field of molecular X-ray spectroscopy in heavy ion collisitions. It included a new method for the production of X-rays by heavy-ion impulses.
William L. Russell (1911-2003)
Oak Ridge, USA
Radiogeneticist. Treatises on the impact of X-rays on mammals. Nowadays the results are the basis for the assessment of genetic radiation hazards of the human being. Pioneer in the study of genetic dangers of radiation.
Liane B. Russell (1923-1919)
Oak Ridge, USA
Radiogeneticist. Treatises on the impact of X-rays on mammals. Nowadays the results are the basis for the assessment of genetic radiation hazards of the human being.
Werner Teschendorf (1895-1982)
Radiologist. Chief of the ray institute of the “General health insurance“ in Cologne. Treatises in the field of teleradiotherapy. Author of the „Textbook of radiological differential diagnostics“.
Alessandro Vallebona (1899-1987)
Radiologist. Significant works in the field of stratigraphy, later called tomography, which he introduced independently of other authors in his surgery in 1930. Initiator of further international training courses.
Hendrik Willem Stenvers (1889-1973)
Neurologist. Pioneering works in the field of neuroradiology, especially of the radiographic technique of the petrous bone.
Robert Jaeger (1893-1987)
Physicist. Studied in Munich. Collaborator of Behnken in the „Physikalisch-Technische-Reichsanstalt“ in Berlin. Later director of the department “Dosimetry“ at the “Pysikalisch-TechnischeBundesanstalt“ in Braunschweig. Development of the first dose ratemeter with direct indicator and first standardized apparatus for the absolute measurement of the dose rate „1 Roentgen“ which was internationally agreed upon 1928.
John Coltman (1915-2010)
Physicist. Significant works in the development of X-ray technique, especially the image intensifier in 1948.