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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!…

ABR Oral Exam, Part 3 – Dr Izabella Barreto

Congratulations to Dr Izabella Barreto, Assistant Professor, who recently passed Part 3 of the American Board of Radiology (ABR) Oral Exam. In additional to her clinical, research, and educational responsibilities, Dr Barreto serves as the Director of the Medical Physics Undergraduate Internship Program. She was awarded a…

2021 FLAAPM Presentation – Dr Barreto

The Spring 2021 meeting of the Florida Chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (FLAAPM) featured Dr Izabella Barreto, Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiological Physics and Director of the Undergraduate Internship Program. Dr Barreto gave a presentation titled “CT Protocol Optimization: Why it Matters, What is…

Intern Spotlight

Congratulations to our outstanding former interns! After their experience in the Spring 2020 Medical Physics Undergraduate Internship Program under Dr Barreto, these four ladies overcame the limitations of the COVID-19 pandemic and pursued further academic opportunities. Jessica Dominici, an undergraduate student in Nuclear Engineering, joined a research project under Dr…

IMA Annual Symposium

Dr Izabella Barreto, Director of the Medical Physics Undergraduate Internship (MPUI) Program, presented a session at the International Mentoring Association’s (IMA) Annual Symposium on February 23, 2021. The session, titled “Cultivating Mentorship in a Structured Clinical Program in the STEM Disciplines” covered how the MPUI program was designed to meet…

UF/UAM Collaboration

Special thanks to the 3,800+ participants who logged in from all over the world via Zoom and Facebook for the UF Medical Physics/Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana course and symposium that took place February 18-20. Topics spanned the Medical Physics spectrum, including X-Ray Imaging, MRI, Mammography, Dual Energy CT, Radiotherapy, and…

IOMP-ALFIM Webinar

Dr Manuel Arreola, Vice Chair of Medical Physics, is scheduled to give a webinar for the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP) and the Latin American Association of Medical Physics (ALFIM) at 10AM EST on Friday, February 26, 2021. The webinar, titled “Seguridad y Proteccion en salas de Resonamcia Magnetica:…

UF/UAM Medical Physics Course & Symposium

Symposium Update: Please note that Zoom access for the symposium (Saturday, February 20) has reached capacity. Additional attendees can view the live presentations via the Facebook link posted below. The University of Florida Division of Medical Physics is proud to announce…

ABR Exam, Part 2

Congratulations to Dr Edmond Olguin, Senior Resident, Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program, on passing Part 2 of the American Board of Radiology exam!…

Happy Holidays!

UF Medical Physics wishes you and your loved ones Happy Holidays and a New Year filled with good health and much happiness!…