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Graduate Program Updates

PhD Proposal – Zahra Razi

Please join us at 1PM on Monday, June 20 in C1-017, Communicore, for Zahra Razi’s PhD Proposal titled “Development of a human brain tissue-equivalent quantitative phantom for 3T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)”.

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”.

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…