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2022 Incoming Resident – Dr Anahita Heshmat

Please join us in welcoming our incoming UF Medical Physics resident, Dr Anahita Heshmat. Dr Heshmat is scheduled to start the program on July 1, 2022. Her medical physics journey began many years ago, in Western Asia … Born to Iranian parents in Iran, Dr Heshmat spent her childhood enjoying…

UF/UAM Collaboration Featured in Newsletter

The Division of Medical Physics’ recent collaboration with the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (UAM) in Iztapalapa, Mexico, was featured in Cemanahuac, the UAM newsletter: Cemanahuac, Universo UAM Iztapalapa, May 2022…

2021-2022 SHMPS Officers

Please join us in congratulating our 2021-2022 SHMPS Officers: President: Robert DawsonVice President: Graham StoddardTreasurer: TJ MorettiAlumni Relations: Homa MojabiSocial Activities: Wyatt Smither Under the leadership of Dr Wes Bolch, Faculty Advisor, the Society of Health and Medical Physics provides students interested in radiation protection and the medical uses of…

MS Thesis Defense – Leticia Gonzalez Zamora

Congratulations to Leticia Gonzalez Zamora, a MS student at our sister program, the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Iztapalapa in Mexico City, Mexico, on the successful defense of her MS thesis titled “Behavior of Radio-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields from Medical Treatment Coils“. Leticia was joined by her MS committee members Dr Silvia…

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…