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Graduate Program Updates

PhD Defense – Anahita Heshmat

Please join us at 8:30AM on Wednesday, June 1 in C1-017 (Communicore) for Anahita Heshmat’s PhD Defense: “Assessing Iodine Detection in Dual Energy CT and Subtraction CT”.

PhD Defense – Nathalie Correa

Please join us at 1:00PM on Wednesday, May 18 in C1-003 (Communicore) for Nathalie Correa’s PhD Defense: “Direct Dose Measurements in Two Computed Tomography Scanners Comparing Single-Energy and Dual-Energy Scans”.

UF MP Seminar Course – Spring 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,…

Summer 2022 Class Schedule

BME 6505 / Diagnostic Physics III w/ Dr Arreola: Tue/Thu 10:00AM -11:40AM; C2-33 Communicore BME 6533 / Radiological Anatomy w/ Dr Schwarz: Tue 12:45PM-3:00PM & Thu 8:30AM-9:45AM; C2-33 Communicore GMS 5905 / Survey of Medical Physics w/ Drs Leon & Schwarz: Thu 1:45PM-2:50PM; C2-33 Communicore…

Residency Match – Nathalie Correa

Congratulations to Nathalie Correa, PhD Candidate, on successfully matching with the University of Texas! Nathalie will begin a residency in Diagnostic Medical Physics with McGovern Medical School starting July 1, 2022.

Residency Match – Ana Heshmat

Congratulations to Anahita Heshmat, PhD Candidate, on successfully matching with the University of Florida! Ana will begin a residency in Diagnostic Medical Physics with the Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program (DIMPR) starting July 1, 2022.

Graduate Program Alumni Spotlight – Dr Marlene McKetty

Dr Marlene H P McKetty graduated from the UF Medical Physics Graduate Program with a MS in 1975 and a PhD in 1978. Dr McKetty’s legacy is unparalleled. Her accomplishments raised the bar for all medical physicists and serve as a framework for all who follow in her footsteps. Dr…

Research Seminar – Dr Reza Forghani

Special thanks to Dr Reza Forghani, who gave an excellent seminar on Thursday, February 10 titled “Radiomics and Machine Learning: Fundamentals and Spectral CT & Neuroimaging Applications“. The seminar was very well attended by faculty, residents, and students. Dr Forghani is an incoming UF faculty member who will soon…

George Sherouse, PhD – 1956-2022

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Dr George Sherouse, UF Medical Physics Graduate Program alumnus. Dr Sherouse graduated from the program with a MS in 1981. We extended our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. Obituary: Dr George Winthrop Sherouse…

UF MD/PhD Program

Congratulations to Jake Ricci, MS Graduate, who was recently accepted to the MD/PhD program at the University of Florida! Jake graduated from the UF Medical Physics Graduate Program in Summer 2020. Since that time, he has been working in a research position at Orlando Health focusing on the adaptive planning…