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Division Updates

Collaboration with UAM

The Division of Medical Physics’ collaboration with the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana in Iztapalapa, Mexico City, is official! This week, Dr Manuel Arreola, Vice Chair of Physics, travelled to Mexico City to formalize the agreement. This very important milestone confirms our effort to improve the health of others through the…

2022 AAPM – Abstracts Accepted

Congratulations to UF Medical Physics faculty, residents, and students, whose abstracts were accepted for presentation at the 64th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) in Washington, DC, from July 10 – 14, 2022. An impressive total of 21 abstracts were accepted! Dr Mercy…

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Diagnostic Medical Physics

UF Medical Physics is recruiting for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Diagnostic Medical Physics! A two-year Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Diagnostic Medical Physics in the Division of Medical Physics with the Department of Radiology at the University of Florida in Gainesville is now open for qualified applicants. The position is designed…

FLAAPM 2022

Congratulations to PhD students Colin Schaeffer and Megan Glassell, who won 2nd and 3rd place, respectively (along with 1st place winner Joseph Weygand, a resident at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa), during the Student Presentation at the Spring 2022 meeting of the Florida Chapter of the American American Association of…

Skip James – Memorial

On behalf of UF Medical Physics, we extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Lowell “Skip” Thomas James. Skip was an incredible colleague and friend to us all and we will miss him greatly. UF Radiology Open House Memorial Thursday, April 14 from 12PM-2PM in the…

International Collaboration & Outreach

The Division of Medical Physics is proud to have met an important milestone in our effort to improve the health of others through the advancement of the science of Medical Physics by facilitating international collaboration and outreach. This week, Dr Manuel Arreola, Vice Chair…

2021 UF MP Newsletter

We hope you enjoy the 2020-2021 UF Medical Physics newsletter, which highlights the accomplishments of the Division of Medical Physics, the Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program, the Medical Physics Graduate Program, and the Medical Physics Undergraduate Internship Program. Thank you for your support of the UF Medical Physics Gator…

Research Highlight – Dr Izabella Barreto

Congratulations to Dr Izabella Barreto, Assistant Professor, and her colleagues, whose article titled “Pediatric craniosynostosis computed tomography: an institutional experience in reducing radiation dose while maintaining diagnostic image quality” was published in the January 2022 edition of Pediatric Radiology.

Research Highlight – Dr Stephanie Leon

Congratulations to Dr Stephanie Leon, Assistant Professor, and her colleagues, whose article titled “Monte Carlo simulations and phantom validation of low-dose radiotherapy to the lungs using an Interventional radiology C-Arm fluoroscope” was accepted for publication in the February 2022 edition of Physics Medica (Volume 94; Pages 24-34).

Fisica Medica: Organ Dose & Optimization in CT

UF Medical Physics is excited to announce its participation in a CT physics and dosimetry course at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil. “Fisica Medica: Organ dose and optimization in CT” is scheduled on the 10th & 11th of March, 2022, and will include three sessions presented by…