Benjamin Heggie
Division of Medical Physics

Ben Heggie, MS Student


  • Mount Dora, FL


  • BS: Mechanical Engineering; University of Florida; Gainesville, FL

Benjamin is a PhD student who decided to make a change in profession after completing his BS at UF – from engineering to medicine. His interest in medical physics started while pursuing a graduate certificate studying human anatomy through x-rays, CTs, & MRIs. He looks forward to a career as a diagnostic physicist.

His current research (under Dr Manuel Arreola) involves advanced imaging in Computed Tomography with an emphasis on dosimetry and image quality.

Benjamin also works full time for Educational Technologies at the UF Health Science Center.

Outside work and studying, Benjamin enjoys cooking, and hiking trails in Gainesville.