Mercy Akerele, PhD
Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program


Mercy Akerele, PhD

1st Year Resident

  • PhD: Biomedical Imaging Science; University of Leeds; Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
  • MSc: Physics and Technology of Nuclear Reactors; Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • BTech: Physics Electronics; Federal University of Technology; Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria

Dr Akerele, our incoming resident, is working closely with our residents and faculty in carrying out physics testing and surveys of various radiographic, CT, fluoroscopic, mammographic, ultrasound and MRI units. She also helps in teaching demo labs to medical physics graduate students and radiology residents.

She is currently carrying out research with Dr Leon, Assistant Professor, and Dr Shankar, 3rd Year Resident, on the variation in photometer measurements. She is also interested in diverse clinical projects related to CT and fluoroscopy.

Dr Akerele and her beautiful family recently visited St Augustine, Florida, known as the “Ancient City”.