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Graduate Program Updates

Research Highlight – Bobby Dawson

Congratulations to Bobby Dawson, PhD Student, whose abstract was accepted for a poster presentation at the 68th Annual International Meeting of the Radiation Research Society in Waikoloa Village on the Big Island of beautiful Hawai’i! Bobby’s poster is titled “The UF-MSK Computational Phantom Libraries for Medical Dosimetry: Preliminary CT Dosimetry”.

UF MP Seminar Course – Fall 2022

The UF Medical Physics Graduate Program is excited to add a Graduate Seminar in Medical Physics to our Spring and Fall course schedules. In addition to research presentations by PhD and MS students, our faculty and other colleagues will also be presenting on the work in their labs, research projects,…

ANS Design Competition Finalist – Madison Bushloper

Please join us in congratulating Madison Bushloper, one of our incoming first year MS students, who was part of the UF Department of Materials Science and Engineering undergraduate senior design group that has been selected as one of two undergraduate finalists for the American Nuclear Society Design Competition to present…

Research Highlight – Wyatt Smither

Congratulations to Wyatt Smither, MS Student, whose abstract was accepted for a poster presentation at the 68th Annual International Meeting of the Radiation Research Society in Waikoloa Village on the Big Island of beautiful Hawai’i! Wyatt’s poster is titled “A military-specific adult mesh-type computational phantom library for radiological triage…

Research Accolades – Colin Schaeffer

Congratulations to Colin Schaeffer, PhD Candidate, whose scientific abstract, “Automated AI Pipeline for Brain Lesion Classification using Dual-Energy Computed Tomography”, was accepted as a poster presentation at the 108th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) – the world’s largest medical imaging conference. Colin…

US Navy Resident – Lt Ronnie Bolden

We are exceptionally proud of UF Medical Physics graduate Lieutenant Ronnie Bolden, who graduated in Summer 2022 as an active duty Naval Officer and was then selected for the United States Navy’s Medical Imaging Physics Residency at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia. Each year, only one individual is…

Sharon Clayton, 1959-2022

It is with great sadness that we recently learned of Sharon Clayton’s passing after a battle with cancer. Sharon was a double graduate of the University of Florida – she received her Bachelor of Science in Engineering in 1981 and a Master of Engineering (Medical Physics) in 1983. At that…

Rosette Gonzalez – University of Maryland

Congratulations to Rosette Gonzalez, a recent MS graduate of the UF Medical Physics Graduate Program, who has accepted a position as an Assistant Medical Physicist at the Maryland Proton Treatment Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore! We are so proud of our graduates!…

Research Highlight – TJ Moretti

Congratulations to TJ Moretti, whose article “Characterization of time of flight and resolution modeling on image quality in positron emission tomography” was published in the Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics (Aug 2022). TJ is a diagnostic medical physics PhD student working under Dr Stephanie Leon, Assistant Professor. His research…