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Happy Thanksgiving!

UF Medical Physics is so thankful for our faculty, residents, students, interns & alumni! Happy Thanksgiving to each of you and your loved ones!…

Global Engagement through the AAPM’s International Council

Under the AAPM’s new International Council and Global Needs Assessment Committee, Dr Izabella Barreto organized a session at the 2021 19th South-East Asian Congress of Medical Physics, the 13th Annual Congress of Thai Medical Physicist Society and the 14th Annual ASEAN College Of Medical Physics on Phuket island, Thailand. Together with…

3rd Annual UF/UAM Medical Physics Course & Symposium

We are excited to announce the 3rd Annual University of Florida / Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (UAM) Medical Physics Course and Symposium. Students from across Mexico and South America will join Dr Silvia Hidalgo from UAM and Dr Manuel Arreola from UF for a special lecture series encompassing all aspects…

UF Physics Colloquium – Seminar by Dr Barreto

Dr Izabella Barreto, Assistant Professor and Director of the Medical Physics Undergraduate Internship Program, will be presenting as part of the UF Physics Colloquium at 3:00PM on Thursday, October 21 in person in NPB 1002 or via Zoom. Dr Barreto’s seminar is titled “Exploring Medical…

IAEA Program on Remote & Automated QC in Radiography & Mammography

Congratulations to Dr Manuel Arreola, Vice Chair of Medical Physics, and Zahra Razi, Medical Physics Graduate Program PhD Student, on their contributions to the publication of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Program on Remote and Automated QC in Radiography and Mammography. This publication is the result of…

Future Medical Physicist!

Please join us in congratulating Drs Edmond and Catherine Olguin on the birth of their beautiful baby boy – Leonardo Edmond Olguin! Baby Leonardo was born on Tuesday, September 21 in Boston, Massachusetts! Dr Edmond Olguin graduated from the UF Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program in June 2021…

2021 UF MP Virtual Gator Gathering

Special thanks to everyone who attended the 2021 UF Medical Physics Virtual Gator Gathering! The annual event brought together alumni, faculty, residents, and students – spanning from 1970s graduates to 2021 incoming students! It was a wonderful opportunity to hear about the history of the program and form new connections!…

2021 Alumni Meetup

The UF Division of Medical Physics is excited to attend this year’s virtual AAPM meeting! We are scheduling our annual UF Alumni Meetup to correspond with the meeting. Please note that this is not an official AAPM event and you do not have to be registered for the AAPM meeting…

SDAMPP Board of Directors – Dr Manuel Arreola

The Division of Medical Physics is pleased to announce that Dr Manuel Arreola, Vice Chair and Chief of Radiological Physics, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Society of Directors of Academic Medical Physics Programs (SDAMPP) for a three-year term. SDAMPP strives to advance education in…

Dr Johnson Named Director of Physics at UFHPTI

Congratulations to Dr Perry Johnson, Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology, who was named as the Director of Physics at the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute (UFHPTI) in Jacksonville!…