News & Events

Josh Wilson elected to trustee committee

(2007-10-01) Joshua Wilson, PhD graduate student, was elected as the graduate and professional student representative to the Medical Center Affairs Committee of the Duke University Board of Trustees.

Sam Brady won student paper competition

(2007-09-28) Back in July, MS graduate Sam Brady won the student paper competition at the national Health Physics Society annual meeting in Portland Oregon. His talk was on the calibration of MOSFET dosimetry used to estimate doses to expermental mice that undergo x-ray irradiation in research. He also won a $700 travel award. Sam has stayed on in our program to pursue a PhD.


Open house announced for 10/19/2007

(2007-09-28) The Duke University Medical Physics Graduate Program is pleased to announce its open house for prospective graduate students on Friday Oct 19, 2007, from 11AM-6PM. You are invited to attend to learn more about the program, specifically you may:

  • visit departments and labs
  • talk with faculty and students
  • learn about financial aid and scholarships
  • tour the campus
  • have dinner and socialize with medical physics students

The open house will take place in the medical physics program space, 2424 Erwin Rd, Hock Plaza, Suite 101, Durham NC 27705. Contact for RSVP: Dr. Olga Baranova,

Congrats to fellowship recipients

(2007-09-11) We are pleased to announce the following fellowship recipients among our PhD students. Kristy Perez and Sangroh Kim were the first ever recipients of the Carestream Health Fellowship, Xiang Li was the first ever recipient of the Carey E. Floyd Jr. Graduate Fellowship. Justin Roper and Jennifer Seger are the first ever recipients of the Cross-disciplinary Training in Medical Physics training grant funded by NIH/NIBIB. These are all administered by our own program. D'Vone Jackson received the Duke Endowment Fellowship as well as the James B. Duke Fellowship, both from the graduate school awards system. Jin Wooi Tan joined our program with a fellowship from the Malaysian government. Congratulations to all!

Update on recent MS graduates

(2007-09-09) We graduated our first MS class this past spring. So far 4 students are continuing their education in PhD programs (3 at Duke), while 9 students are already working as physicists in clinics, hospitals, or consulting companies.