News & Events

Spring 2007 classes

(2007-01-01) This is the list of courses to be offered this coming spring 2007. It includes several new courses being offered for the first time, with Advanced Brachytherapy by Dr. Yin, Nuclear Medicine Physics by Dr. Turkington, and Biostatistics for Medical Physicists by Dr. Tourassi:

  • MEDPHY 210    RADIATION PROTECTION
  • MEDPHY 220    RADIATION THERAPY PHYSICS
  • MEDPHY 228    CLINICAL PRACTICUM (RT)
  • MEDPHY 251    SEMINARS IN MEDICAL PHYSICS
  • MEDPHY 323    ADV BRACHYTHERAPY/SP PROC
  • MEDPHY 341    NUCLEAR MEDICINE PHYSICS
  • MEDPHY 359    IND STUDY IN MEDICAL PHYSICS
  • MEDPHY 361    BIOSTATISTICS FOR MED PHYSICS

Ronald Jaszczak receives lifetime achievement award

(2006-11-03) Congratulations to Ronald Jaszczak, professor of radiology and BME, and faculty of the Medical Physics Graduate Program, who received the 2006 Edward J. Hoffman Medical Imaging Scientist Award from IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society for his "important and sustained lifetime contributions to nuclear and medical imaging sciences, particularly single-photon emission computed tomography." The Award was presented to Dr. Jaszczak on November 3rd in San Diego at the 2006 IEEE Nuclear Sciences Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference. Dr. Jaszczak also received the 2000 Paul C. Aebersold Award from the Society of Nuclear Medicine for his outstanding contributions in basic science applied to Nuclear Medicine, and, in 2004, he received the Outstanding Alumni Award from the Physics Department of the School of Liberal Arts Sciences at the University of Florida.

 

Adam Wax receives teaching award

(2006-10-05) Adam Wax, assistant professor of biomedical engineering and faculty of our program, received the Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research. He and other faculty award recipients were recognized at last week's Founder's Day Convocation for the university. Dr. Wax's research interests [ext. link] include optical spectroscopy for early cancer detection, novel microscopy and interferometry techniques.

 

Open House 2006 scheduled for Oct.27

(2006-10-04) Duke University Medical Physics Graduate Program is pleased to announce its open house for prospective graduate students. You can visit departments and labs, talk with faculty and students, learn about financial aid and scholarships, tour the campus, attend a lecture of the Seminars in Medical Physics course, and have dinner and socialize with Medical Physics students. RSVP to Olga Baranova, olga.baranova@duke.edu. We look forward to seeing you at Open House 2006!

Welcome Picnic at Duke Faculty Club

(2006-09-09) We officially welcomed our second class matriculating in 2006 with a picnic for students, faculty, staff and families. The event at the Duke Faculty Club featured authentic North Carolina barbecue, basketball, and other outdoor activities.