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Division of Diagnostic Medical Physics
The Division of Diagnostic Medical Physics of the Radiology Department at VCU has five full-time medical physics faculty members who provide clinical professional services in Diagnostic Radiological Imaging Physics and Nuclear Medicine Physics. All medical physicists participate in clinical service and consultation, research and development, and teaching. Each medical physicist is board certified by either the American Board of Radiology and/or the American Board of Medical Physics.
A biography of each faculty member may be found HERE.
With extensive experience, our VCU Radiology medical physicists have expertise in:
- Equipment calibration
- Performance evaluation
- Organization of quality control in imaging systems
- Design of radiation installations
- Control of radiation hazards
- Patient dose monitoring.
Each medical physicist participates in research and development pertaining to their personal interests and acts as a resource for collaboration with other professionals. All our medical physicists have an academic appointment which requires participating in the education of future medical physicists, resident physicians, medical students, and technologists in medical physics, radiation protection, and radiobiology.