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Residency Program Updates

2021 DIMPR Resident – Dr Mercy Akerele

Please join us in welcoming the 2021 Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Resident: Dr Mercy Akerele. Dr Akerele is currently a Post-Doctoral Associate in the Department of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. She obtained her PhD in Biomedical Imaging Science at the University of Leeds and her…

Research Highlight – Justin Brown, PhD

Congratulations to Dr Justin Brown, DIMPR Resident, and his colleagues, whose article titled “DeepAMO: a multi-slice, multi-view anthropomorphic model observer for visual detection tasks performed on volume images” was published in the January 2021 edition of the Journal of Medical Imaging (Volume 8).

2021 Residency Match

The UF Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program (DIMPR) is participating in the Medical Physics Match for a residency position beginning in 2021. We offer a 3-year diagnostic/nuclear medicine residency. Our application deadline is December 15. Please access our Residency Program Applicant page for more information.

Research Highlight – Dr Edmond Olguin

UF Medical Physics Research Highlight – Dr Edmond Olguin, 3rd Year DIMPR Resident: Specific absorbed fractions and radionuclide S-values for tumors of varying size and composition. Dr Olguin’s manuscript…

Research Highlight – Justin Brown, PhD

Congratulations to Dr Justin Brown, DIMPR Resident, and his colleagues, whose article titled “Dosimetric considerations of 99mTc-MDP uptake within the epiphyseal plates of the long bones of pediatric patients” was published in the November 2020 edition of Physics in Medicine and Biology (Volume 65).

Research Highlight – Justin Brown, PhD

Congratulations to Dr Justin Brown, DIMPR Resident, and his colleagues, whose article titled “Body morphometry appropriate computational phantoms for dose and risk optimization in pediatric renal imaging with Tc-99m DMSA and Tc-99M MAG3” was published in the November 2020 edition of Physics in Medicine and Biology (Volume 65).

UF DIMPR Participating in the MedPhys Match

The UF Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program is participating in the Medical Physics Match for a residency position beginning in 2021. We offer a 3-year diagnostic/nuclear medicine residency. We look forward to receiving your application! To learn more about our program, watch our DIMPR Program Highlights video below.

AAPM Residency Fair

Mark your calendars! The UF Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program (DIMPR) is participating in the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2020 Virtual Residency Fair Fridays event series! The DIMPR program “Open House” is scheduled from 1PM to 4PM on Friday, September 18 and Friday, September 25. We…

2020 DIMPR Resident

The UF Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program is excited to announce that we have matched with Justin Brown, our 2020 incoming resident. He will begin the program on July 1. Justin is a current PhD candidate in the UF Medical Physics Graduate Program. Under the direction of Dr Wes…

Shielding Inspection

Our diagnostic imaging medical physics resident, Dr Alok Shankar, and two of our graduate assistants (Anahita Heshmat & Nathalie Correa) recently assisted our faculty in shielding integrity testing at UF Health Wildlight. Shielding inspections were performed for a CT Room, R/F Room, Mammography suite, and Dental CBCT suite under the…