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PhD Defense – Sean Domal

Please join us at 8AM on Wednesday, May 25 in the BMS Conference Room (or via Zoom) for Sean Domal’s PhD Defense titled “Fetal Dosimetry of Pregnant Females with Applications in Imaging, Radiotherapy, and Atomic Bomb Studies”.

PhD Proposal – Zahra Razi

Please join us at 1PM on Monday, June 20 in C1-017, Communicore, for Zahra Razi’s PhD Proposal titled “Development of a human brain tissue-equivalent quantitative phantom for 3T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)”.

Collaboration with UAM

The Division of Medical Physics’ collaboration with the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana in Iztapalapa, Mexico City, is official! This week, Dr Manuel Arreola, Vice Chair of Physics, travelled to Mexico City to formalize the agreement. This very important milestone confirms our effort to improve the health of others through the…

2022 AAPM – Abstracts Accepted

Congratulations to UF Medical Physics faculty, residents, and students, whose abstracts were accepted for presentation at the 64th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) in Washington, DC, from July 10 – 14, 2022. An impressive total of 21 abstracts were accepted! Dr Mercy…

MR Linac

UF Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residents and Graduate Assistants had a very unique opportunity to participate in MRI fringe field strength measurements on the new MR Linac in the Department of Radiation Oncology. These measurements allow the spatial mapping of the fringe field of the MRI’s magnet and demarcation of…

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Diagnostic Medical Physics

UF Medical Physics is recruiting for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Diagnostic Medical Physics! A two-year Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Diagnostic Medical Physics in the Division of Medical Physics with the Department of Radiology at the University of Florida in Gainesville is now open for qualified applicants. The position is designed…

UAM Collaboration – Julian Uribe

Special thanks to Julian Uribe, a graduate student at the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana in Iztapalapa, Mexico City, for an outstanding presentation during the Spring 2022 Seminar in Medical Physics! Cristina’s presentation, titled “Dosimetric Characterization of MicroDiamond Detector for Small Beams in Radiation Therapy – Preliminary Results” was exceptional and well attended!…

UAM Collaboration – Cristina Hernandez

Special thanks to Cristina Hernandez, a graduate student at the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana in Iztapalapa, Mexico City, for an outstanding presentation during the Spring 2022 Seminar in Medical Physics! Cristina’s presentation, titled “Nuclear Medicine: Characterization of a Siemens Symbia SPECT Equipment with 177Lu and 99mTc” was exceptional and well attended! Cristina’s…

FLAAPM 2022

Congratulations to PhD students Colin Schaeffer and Megan Glassell, who won 2nd and 3rd place, respectively (along with 1st place winner Joseph Weygand, a resident at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa), during the Student Presentation at the Spring 2022 meeting of the Florida Chapter of the American American Association of…

Skip James – Memorial

On behalf of UF Medical Physics, we extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Lowell “Skip” Thomas James. Skip was an incredible colleague and friend to us all and we will miss him greatly. UF Radiology Open House Memorial Thursday, April 14 from 12PM-2PM in the…