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Resident Alumni Spotlight – Dr Weiyuan Wang

Dr Weiyuan Wang was our third UF Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program graduate (2013).  Dr Wang obtained a Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics) from Northwestern Polytechnical University in China in 1998. After graduation, he worked as a Research Engineer at Shenyang Aircraft Research Institute. He obtained a MS in Electrical…

Research Seminar – Dr Reza Forghani

Special thanks to Dr Reza Forghani, who gave an excellent seminar on Thursday, February 10 titled “Radiomics and Machine Learning: Fundamentals and Spectral CT & Neuroimaging Applications“. The seminar was very well attended by faculty, residents, and students. Dr Forghani is an incoming UF faculty member who will soon…

2021 UF MP Newsletter

We hope you enjoy the 2020-2021 UF Medical Physics newsletter, which highlights the accomplishments of the Division of Medical Physics, the Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Residency Program, the Medical Physics Graduate Program, and the Medical Physics Undergraduate Internship Program. Thank you for your support of the UF Medical Physics Gator…

Research Highlight – Dr Izabella Barreto

Congratulations to Dr Izabella Barreto, Assistant Professor, and her colleagues, whose article titled “Pediatric craniosynostosis computed tomography: an institutional experience in reducing radiation dose while maintaining diagnostic image quality” was published in the January 2022 edition of Pediatric Radiology.

George Sherouse, PhD – 1956-2022

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Dr George Sherouse, UF Medical Physics Graduate Program alumnus. Dr Sherouse graduated from the program with a MS in 1981. We extended our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. Obituary: Dr George Winthrop Sherouse…

Research Highlight – Dr Stephanie Leon

Congratulations to Dr Stephanie Leon, Assistant Professor, and her colleagues, whose article titled “Monte Carlo simulations and phantom validation of low-dose radiotherapy to the lungs using an Interventional radiology C-Arm fluoroscope” was accepted for publication in the February 2022 edition of Physics Medica (Volume 94; Pages 24-34).

UF MD/PhD Program

Congratulations to Jake Ricci, MS Graduate, who was recently accepted to the MD/PhD program at the University of Florida! Jake graduated from the UF Medical Physics Graduate Program in Summer 2020. Since that time, he has been working in a research position at Orlando Health focusing on the adaptive planning…

Alumni Job Connection – LBT Radiation Physics

One of our graduates (Phillip Patton – MS 1998/PhD 2000) has notified us of an opening for a diagnostic physicist with LBT Radiation Physics Consulting Ltd. More information about the position is posted below. It’s great to be a Florida Gator! LBT Radiation Physics Consulting Ltd is seeking a diagnostic…

Fisica Medica: Organ Dose & Optimization in CT

UF Medical Physics is excited to announce its participation in a CT physics and dosimetry course at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil. “Fisica Medica: Organ dose and optimization in CT” is scheduled on the 10th & 11th of March, 2022, and will include three sessions presented by…

Alumni Job Connection – Weill Cornell Medicine

One of our graduates (Wendy Kresge DABR, RSO – MS 2006) has notified us of an immediate opening for a board-certified Senior Diagnostic Medical Physicist at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, NY. More information about the position is posted below. It’s great to be a Florida Gator! Weill Cornell…