Distinguished Lectures in Medical Physics

Medical Physics students and faculty attending seminar (photo: Joseph Lo)

Beginning in 2016, we began the Distinguished Lectures in Medical Physics series, which brings a high profile speaker each month. This lecture series is co-instructed by Oana Craciunescu and Joseph Lo.

Our Seminar Archive maintains a list of all talks from previous semesters, going all the way back to 2003!

2017-2018 Schedule

Lecture 2:30-3:30 PM ET in Bryan Research Bldg Auditorium (unless noted otherwise)
followed by refreshments and town hall discussion 4-5 PM in Med Phys classroom, Hock Plaza Ste 101

Date Speaker Topic
Sep 21 Adrian Bejan, PhD
J.A. Jones Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Duke University Pratt School of Engineering
Life and Evolution as Physics
Oct 26 Donald Cool, PhD
Technical Executive - Radiation Safety
Electric Power Research Institute
The System of Radiological Protection:  What is it, and how is it developed
Nov 16 Zeljko Vujaskovic, MD, PhD
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Director, Division of Translational Radiation Sciences
Univ Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore MD
Concurrent Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy and Hyperthermia: 
Initial Clinical Experience
Jan 18 Udo Hoffmann, MD
Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Chief of Cardiac Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital
[Special location: Duke North Auditorium 2002]
Feb 15 Jan Lagendijk, PhD
Professor of Radiation Oncology Physics, UMC Utrecht
Mar 22 Martin Pomper, MD PhD
Henry N. Wagner, Jr. Professor of Radiology
Director, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Johns Hopkins Medical School


Updated: Sep 29, 2017.

This page will be updated with the most up to date schedule information, so please check back periodically to see the latest version.