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Dissertation Defense – Haitham Alahmad

Please join us at 1:00PM on Monday, August 19 in the Davis Cancer Center for Medical Physics PhD Candidate Haitham Alahmad’s Dissertation Defense titled “Improving Dose Calculation Accuracy and Planning Efficiency of Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy”.

MS Presentation – Edward Stafford

Please join us at 9:00AM on Monday, July 29 in Room L2-101 at the McKnight Brain Institute for Edward Stafford’s MS Presentation titled “MoTRAK: a Tool for Motion Evaluation in the Frequency Space”.

MS Presentation – Nathalie Correa

Please join us at 2:00PM on Wednesday, July 24 in the Department of Radiology’s small conference room (G-102) for Nathalie Correa’s MS Presentation titled “Empirical Characterization of Bowtie Filters on Two Borad-Beam MDCT Scanners”.

SHMPS Funding

The Society of Health and Medical Physics (SHMPS) wants to remind medical physics graduate students that funding for travel to Medical Physics related meetings is available through SHMPS. This includes travel funding for the upcoming American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Please contact…

MS Presentation – Ana Heshmat

Please join us at 2:00PM on Tuesday, July 23 in the Department of Radiology’s small conference room (G-102) for Ana Heshmat’s MS Presentation titled “Comparing Image Quality in a CT Phantom with a Commercially-Available Harder X-Ray Beam Spectra”.  …

MS Presentation – Camilo Correa

Please join us at 12:00PM on Tuesday, July 2 in the Medical Physics Annex for Camilo Correa’s MS Presentation titled “Out-Of-Field Doses of Neutrons Generated by Pencil-Beam-Scanning Protons Irradiating Proton-Tissue-Equivalent Materials”.

MS Presentation – Sean Domal

Please join us at 2:00PM on Tuesday, July 2 in the Medical Physics Annex for Sean Domal’s MS Presentation titled “UF Library of Pregnant Female Hybrid Computational Phantoms”.

Dissertation Defense – Andres Abadia

Please join us at 2:00PM on Monday, July 8 in the Department of Radiology’s large conference room (G-101) for Medical Physics PhD Candidate Andres Abadia’s Dissertation Defense titled “Clinical Applications of Dual-Source Dual-Energy CT Scanning”.

PhD Proposal – Nathan Quails

Please join us at 3:00PM on Tuesday, July 9 in the Department of Radiology’s large conference room (G-101) for Medical Physics PhD student Nathan Quails’ PhD Proposal titled “Investigating Patient Skin and Eye Lens Radiation Dose During Endovascular Neurosurgery Procedures”.

Dissertation Defense – Colin Paulbeck

Please join us at 9:00AM on Tuesday, May 21 in the Department of Radiology’s large conference room (G-101) for Medical Physics PhD Candidate Colin Paulbeck’s Dissertation Defense titled “Advances in Organ and Fetal Dosimetry of Pregnant Survivors of the Atomic Bombings”.  …