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2020 Spring Schedule of Courses

Please find below the Spring 2020 Schedule of Courses for Medical Physics: RT 110: Radiation Protection, Dr Arreola: 7:45AM – 9:00AM Tue/Thu (Jacksonville, Via Zoom)ENU 6652: Diagnostic Physics II, Drs Arreola/Rill/Leon: 9:30AM – 10:45AM Tue/Thu (C2-33; **01/21 & 02/18 in CG-49**)ENU 6659: Nuclear Medicine, Dr Gilland: 11:15AM – 12:30PM…

Shielding Inspection

Our diagnostic imaging medical physics resident, Dr Alok Shankar, and two of our graduate assistants (Ana Heshmat & Nathalie Correa) recently assisted our faculty in shielding integrity testing at UF Health Wildlight. Shielding inspections were performed for a CT Room, R/F Room, Mammography suite, and…

Mexican Symposium on Medical Physics – Abstract Deadline

The XVI Mexican Symposium on Medical Physics by the Medical Physics Division of the Mexican Physics Society and the School of Engineering of Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan is scheduled from April 1-3, 2020 in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. The abstract submission deadline is November 15, 2019, 11:59 CST. For…

FLAAPM Fall Meeting

UF Medical Physics was well represented at the 2019 Fall Meeting of the Florida Chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (FLAAPM) in St Petersburg (September 26-27).  A poster session during the Night-In Social Event featured contributions from five UF students and faculty, two of whom received awards: …

ISORED – Abstract Deadline

The International Society of Radiation Epidemiology and Dosimetry’s (ISORED) first scientific meeting will take place in Sitges, Spain from May 5-8, 2020. Abstract submission will open on November 4 and close on December 15. The ISORED planning committee is dedicated to lowering the entry barriers for the next generation of…

Health Physics Society – Abstract Deadline

Last call for abstracts for the 53rd Midyear Meeting of the Health Physics Society, which is scheduled from January 26-29, 2020, in Bethesda, Maryland. The final abstract deadline is Friday, October 25, 2019. This is a great opportunity for Medical Physics Graduate Students to perfect their presentation skills and…

Association for Academic Women

Please join us in congratulating Dr Izabella Barreto, Assistant Professor, on her appointment as the 2019-2020 President of the Association for Academic Women (AAW) at the University of Florida. The AAW is comprised of extraordinary women in faculty, administrative, and professional roles across campus for the purposes of networking…

BME Seminar Series – Dr Bolch

Please join us at 3:00PM on Monday, September 30 in C1-17, Communicore, for a special lecture by Dr Wesley Bolch, Professor, J Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Florida. Dr Bolch, who is also a faculty member of the…

ABR Part 1 Exam – Application Window

The American Board of Radiology (ABR) will accept applications for the 2019 ABR Part 1 exam for certification in medical physics from September 3 – December 1, 2019. Applications, including all supporting documentation, is submitted online. Part 1 Requirements and Application, for first-time applicants only…

Biography – Libby Brateman, PhD

A wonderful biography of our beloved colleague and friend, Dr Libby Brateman, has been posted on the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) website under “History and Heritage” and “AAPM Fellows”. You will need to login with your AAPM account in order to access it. The…