Alok Shankar, PhD
Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program


Alok Shankar, PhD; DIMPR Resident

3rd Year Resident

  • PhD: Medical Physics; State University of New York; Buffalo, NY
  • MS: Medical Physics; State University of New York; Buffalo, NY
  • MS: Physics; Louisiana State University A&M; Baton Rouge, LA
  • MSc: Physics; University of Hyderabad; Talangana, India
  • BSc: Physics; University of Calicut; Kerala, India

Dr Shankar completed two years of the diagnostic imaging component in the DIMPR residency and is now spending his third year focused on nuclear medicine physics and radiation safety.

His research interests include CT organ dose calculations; O-Arm dose indices, radiotherapy treatment for COVID-19 patients using FPD; variation in photometer measurements; and PET protocol optimization. 

In August 2021, Dr Shankar passed Part II of the American Board of Radiology exam in Diagnostic Medical Physics.

Dr Shankar and his brother recently drove across the country from Palo Verde Beach, California to Neptune Beach, Florida. They visited numerous national and state parks along the way.