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Residency Program Updates

Research Highlight – Dr Anahita Heshmat

Congratulations to Dr Anahita Heshmat, resident in the UF Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program (DIMPR) on the publication of her article titled “Contrast thresholds for detection of various iodine concentrations in subtraction CT and dual-energy CT systems” in the Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics!…

ABMRS Diplomat – Dr Justin Brown

Congratulations to Dr Justin Brown, Senior Resident in the UF Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program (DIMPR), on passing the American Board of Magnetic Resonance Safety (ABMRS) Magnetic Resonance Safety Expert exam! Dr Brown is now a diplomat of ABMRS and is certified as a Magnetic Resonance Safety Expert (MRSE),…

Now Accepting Residency Applications for 2023!

The University of Florida Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program (DIMPR) is now accepting applications via the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Medical Physics Residency Application Program (MP-RAP) for a diagnostic resident to start in July 2023. The program encompasses two years of diagnostic imaging and an…

2022 Graduation Celebration – Dr Alok Shankar

Best wishes to our 2022 Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program graduate: Dr Alok Shankar! Dr Shankar is headed to Los Angeles, California, where he has accepted a position at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Special thanks to everyone who joined us at Blue Gill for Dr Shankar’s graduation celebration!…

AAPM 2022 Residency Fair

Mark your calendars: the UF Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program (DIMPR) is participating in the AAPM 2022 Residency Fair beginning at 3PM on Sunday, July 10. We look forward to connecting with you!…

2022 Incoming Resident – Dr Anahita Heshmat

Please join us in welcoming our incoming UF Medical Physics resident, Dr Anahita Heshmat. Dr Heshmat is scheduled to start the program on July 1, 2022. Her medical physics journey began many years ago, in Western Asia … Born to Iranian parents in Iran, Dr Heshmat spent her childhood enjoying…

MR Linac

UF Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residents and Graduate Assistants had a very unique opportunity to participate in MRI fringe field strength measurements on the new MR Linac in the Department of Radiation Oncology. These measurements allow the spatial mapping of the fringe field of the MRI’s magnet and demarcation of…

2022 Resident – Ana Heshmat

We are excited to announce our 2022 Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Resident: Anahita Heshmat! Ana is currently a PhD Candidate here in the University of Florida’s Medical Physics Graduate Program. Her current research focuses on assessing iodine detection in dual energy CT and subtraction CT. She obtained both her BS…

Research Highlight – Justin Brown, PhD

Congratulations to Dr Justin Brown, 2nd year Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Resident, and his colleagues, whose article titled “SNMMI procedure standard/EANM practice guideline on pediatric [99mTc]Tc DMSA renal cortical scintigraphy: an update” was published in the January 2022 edition of the Journal of Clinical and Translational Imaging!…

DIMPR Benefits!

The UF Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program (DIMPR) is looking forward to telling our applicants about all of the benefits of the program! This includes: Top 5 public universityCompetitive salary & benefits, commensurate with medical residentsFinal applicants will be hosted by the program for in-person interviewsFlights, hotel, &…