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2024 Spring Schedule

Tuesdays 3:00-4:00 PM ET in Bryan Research Bldg Auditorium Rm 103 (unless noted otherwise).

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 16    Workshops for 1st- and 2nd-year students only.
Jan 23     Workshops for 1st- and 2nd-year students only.
Jan 30     Workshops for 1st- and 2nd-year students only.
Feb 6  Donald Frush, MD
Duke Radiology
“Coauthoring the Book of Medical Imaging and Radiation in Children”
Feb 13  Scott Floyd, MD, PhD
Mark Oldham, PhD
Zach Reitman, MD, PhD
Ying Wu, PhD
“A unique FLASH radiation therapy capability at Duke in collaboration with Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory (TUNL)”
Feb 20  PhD Student Showcase  Anna Costelle: “Combining hyperpolarized 129Xe MRI and MRS to non-invasively estimate pulmonary vascular resistance.”
Trevor McKeown: “Improving pre-treatment images for more precise cardiac radiation therapy treatment”
Feb 27  Carmine Plott, PhD
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
“Regulatory Climate Change”
Mar 8 Ryan Wargo, MS
Leith Rankine, PhD

“Is getting a PhD worth it?”
These Duke Medical Physics MS graduates decided to continue their educations.  Why?

Note that March 8 is a Friday.  Location TBD.

Mar 12   (Spring Break, no seminar)
Mar 19  Suleman Surti, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Total Body PET
Mar 26  Robert Reiman, MD “The Road Less Traveled”
Apr 2  Lawrence Marks, MD
University of North Carolina
“What Medicine Can Learn from High Reliability Organizations, and Why We All Should Care.”
Apr 9  Many
MMT’s ( Multiple Mini Talks):  First-year MS students present initial research work they’ve done.
Apr 16 Chunhao Wang, PhD, and Scott Robertson, PhD
Yang Sheng, PhD, and Dongrong Yang, MS
Medical Physics Seed Grant Project Updates
 For more information, or to share ideas for future seminars, contact Anna Rodrigues or Tim Turkington.