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Graduate Program Updates

NASA Grant – Dr Sanjiv Samant

Congratulations to UF Medical Physics Graduate Program Faculty Dr Sanjiv Samant (Professor, Radiation Oncology) and his colleague Dr Andrew Schuerger (Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology), on being awarded a NASA Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) 2019 Grant for their proposal titled “Interactive Effects of Vaccum, Ionizing Radiation, Temperature,…

Fall 2019 Graduation

Congratulations to our Fall 2019 PhD Graduates: Haitham Alahmad and Pingfang Tsai! We are so proud of you!…

2019 Fall PhD Graduate – Haitham Alahmad

Congratulations to our Fall 2019 PhD Graduate: Haitham Alahmad! Subsequent to graduation, Haitham will be returning to Saudi Arabia, where he will soon begin a career in Medical Physics.

2019 Fall PhD Graduate – Pingfang Tsai

Congratulations to our Fall 2019 PhD Graduate: Pingfang Tsai! Subsequent to graduation, Pingfang will join the New York Proton Center in New York, New York, as a Therapeutic Medical Physicist.

2020 Spring Schedule of Courses

Please find below the Spring 2020 Schedule of Courses for Medical Physics: RT 110: Radiation Protection, Dr Arreola: 8:10AM – 9:20AM 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…

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.

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 also…

GSO Homecoming Tailgate

The UF Graduate Student Organization (GSO) is hosting a tailgate for Homecoming (Gators vs Auburn) from 9:00AM to 7:00PM on Saturday, October 5. The GSO Tailgate will be held in the grassy area between Center Drive and the HPNP Building. There will be multiple tables, chairs & canopies setup as…

Dissertation Defense – Pingfang Tsai

Please join us at 1:00PM on Wednesday, October 16 in the Davis Cancer Center’s Small Conference Room for Medical Physics PhD Candidate Pingfang Tsai’s Dissertation Defense titled “Strategies for Preventing Setup Errors and Enhancing Treatment Accuracy toward Adaptive Motion Management in Radiation Therapy”.