Dr. Anna Rodrigues has been elected by our faculty as at-large member of the Medical Physics Administrative Council (MPAC). This is a 2 year appointment, effective immediately.
Dr. Rodrigues is a graduate of Vienna University of Technology (BS, Technical Physics, 2008), University of Maryland (BS, Physics, 2009), Duke University (MS & PhD, Medical Physics, 2012 & 2015). She completed a residency in radiation therapy physics at Duke in 2017, and joined the Department of Radiation Oncology after graduating. She is currently the co-instructor of the Medical Physics Seminar class and is a member of the Faculty Affairs Committee and the ABR Task Force.
Presently, Dr. Rodrigues is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Associate Director of the Radiation Therapy Physics Residency Program. Her clinical duties include Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Total Body Irradiation, and Total Skin Irradiation. She serves on multiple committees particularly oriented towards medical physics education in the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (among others: Co-chair of Working Group on Medical Physics Graduate Education Program Curriculum; Co-chair of Working Group on Multi-Institutional Journal Clubs for Residency Programs), Society of Directors of Medical Physics Programs (Chair of Education Practices Committee; ALM for Residency Programs), Medical Physics for World Benefit (Open Syllabus Project member), and the American Board of Radiology (Therapy Physics Oral Examiner, Oral Exam Writing Committee member).