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Cutting edge research

Duke researchers evaluate a digital breast tomosynthesis prototype system. A sphere is positioned in an oil bath phantom, which was used to measure image resolution.
(Photo: Joseph Lo)

 

 

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Top clinical facilities

It's all a blur as students pose next to a new linear accelerator (moving in background) during its commission testing in Duke Cancer Center. 
(Photo: Leith Rankine)

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Service and Community

Our students formed the "T2 Stars" team to participate in Angels Among Us 5K race each spring, raising thousands of research dollars for Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke. You can learn more about our outreach events on the Community page.
(Photo: Taoran Li)

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Hands on education

Dr. Turkington (left) takes his nuclear medicine class on a tour of the PET CS-30 cyclotron. Our academic program includes a mix of classroom, lab, and clinical experiences.
(Photo: Leith Rankine)

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Wagenaar Fellowships Established

Thanks to the generosity of Gamma Medica, we established the Douglas Wagenaar Fellowships and Scholarships, which will support students engaged in breast imaging research. See news section for more details. 

Making an Impact

Our students and alumni are the stars of this latest video. In their own words, they tell us why they were drawn to the exciting field of medical physics, and why they chose to come to Duke. This film was made entirely in-house by members of our program. (The previous video "Like a Family" featuring program director Dr. Dobbins is now on the Admissions page.)