News & Events

Nov seminars: Hazle, Palmer, Klein, Ramirez Giraldo

(2013-11-02) We're finishing the seminars for this semester in grand fashion. For November, we have talks from Greg Palmer from Duke radiation oncology, Eric Klein from Washington University, and Juan Carlos Ramirez Giraldo from Siemens Healthcare. Finally, we are excited to host John Hazle from MD Anderson and current president of the AAPM, who will talk about "30 Years of Maturation – What is the future for Medical Physics?"

New movie debuts: Making an Impact

(2013-11-01) We are very proud to present our second video, "Making an Impact," which is now on our home page. You can also watch the video image with links below. In this film, both current students and recent alumni talk about why they chose the field of medical physics, and what they love about Duke. Made entirely in-house with no professional help, this video was directed and produced by alumnus and current Duke medical physics resident Taoran Li, with music by faculty member Anuj Kapadia. The previous video "Like a Family" has now moved to our Admissions page.

Making an Impact [  full-size on Vimeo | 土豆网 for Mainland China ]

Open House Success

(2013-10-18) Today we hosted over 20 prospective students at our annual open house. Our visitors interacted with program faculty and students, enjoyed tours of the campus and hospital facilities, and ended the day with a nice dinner out hosted by our students. Please see our Facebook page for more pictures.

Dr. Turkington (right) demonstrates PET/CT system during tour of Duke Cancer Center (photo: Susu Yan)

Oct seminars: hot topics, Stabin

(2013-10-01) Most of the seminar schedule for the fall semester is now set. Coming up in October are the always popular "Hot Topics in Medical Physics" debates, a talk about radiation therapy dosimetry by Michael Stabin of Vanderbilt Radiology. We have also released the entire archive of past seminar schedules dating all the way back to 2003!

Samei interviewed by Prevent Cancer Foundation

(2013-09-26) Program faculty member Dr. Ehsan Samei was interviewed today on the blog for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Dr. Samei had received a grant from that foundation in 2006 to study stereo imaging as a way to detect breast cancer. This was a follow up discussion to assess the impact of the grant on Dr. Samei's research.