Rosette Gonzalez
Medical Physics Graduate Program

Rosette Gonzalez, Student


  • Humacao, Puerto Rico


  • MS: Physics; University of El Paso; El Paso, TX
  • BS: Physics Applied to Electronics; University of Puerto Rico, PR

Rosette is a MS student who became interested in Medical Physics after several family members faced health-care challenges. Particularly interested in Therapeutic Medical Physics, Rosette hopes to engage in research that is focused on the brain and proton therapy.

While completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao, Rosette was a instructor for both physics and electronics courses. She was also a supervisor at the AFM Nanolithography and Surface Science Lab. In addition, Rosette was part of “eAlliances”, a NSF-sponsored faculty development project for women physics faculty with the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT).

Rosette’s current research (under Dr Perry Johnson) focuses on developing a feature that will enable facial recognition of a patient with and without a mask that can eventually be incorporated into a mixed reality system for patient setup and alignment. 

In her free time, Rosette loves to sing and perform solos. In high school, her chorus team competed at the Orlando Music Fest held at Walt Disney World and won first place. Rosette also enjoys going to the beach and traveling, especially cruising.