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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!…

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…