Faculty and Staff

    The faculty of the Committee on Medical Physics:

    Name Position/Department Years in Program Research Area
    H. Al-Hallaq Asst. Professor/
    Radiation Oncology
    yrs Image-guided radiation therapy,
    Functional imaging
    S. G. Armato Assoc. Professor/
    Radiology
    yrs Computer-aided diagnosis,
    CT imaging of thorax,
    Tumor response Assessment
    B. Aydogan Assoc. Professor/
    Radiation Oncology
    yrs Image Guided Radiotherapy
    C. T. Chen Assoc. Professor/
    Radiology
    yrs CT image reconstruction
    M. L. Giger Professor/
    Radiology
    yrs Digital radiography,
    Quantitative imaging,
    Computer-aided diagnosis
    D.J. Grdina Professor/
    Radiation Oncology
    yrs Radiation biology
    H. J. Halpern Professor/
    Radiation Oncology
    yrs Radiation Treatment planning,
    EPR imaging
    Y. Jiang Assoc. Professor/
    Radiology
    yrs Computer-aided diagnosis,
    Mammography,
    Prostate cancer
    C.M. Kao Asst. Professor/
    Radiology
    yrs SPECT & PET instrumentation
    G. S. Karczmar Professor/
    Radiology
    yrs MRI/MRS, image processing
    P.J. LaRiviere Asst. Professor/
    Radiology
    yrs Tomographic reconstruction,
    Computed tomography,
    Optoacoustic imaging
    Z. F. Lu Assoc. Professor/
    Radiology
    yrs Radiation Dose and Patient Safety,
    Clinical Imaging Physics
    B. O'Brien-Penney Assoc. Professor/
    Radiology
    yrs Clinical nuclear medicine physics,
    Reconstruction techniques
    N. Ozturk Asst. Professor/
    Radiation Oncology
    yrs Image guided brachytherapy,
    Treatment planning,
    QA,
    Bioethics
    X. Pan Professor/
    Radiology and
    Radiation Oncology
    yrs Computed tomography,
    Image reconstruction
    C. A. Pelizzari Assoc. Professor/
    Radiation Oncology
    yrs Image guided therapy
    C. S. Reft Assoc. Professor/
    Radiation Oncology
    yrs Treatment planning, dosimetry
    I. Reiser Assist. Professor/
    Radiology
    yr Tomosynthesis imaging
    System modeling and assessment
    Observer models
    S. Sammet Asst. Professor/
    Radiology
    yrs MRI, MRS,
    Ultrasound, CT,
    Quantitative Imaging
    R.D. Wiersma Asst. Professor/
    Radiation Oncology
    yrs Real-time organ motion tracking during RT,
    image-guided RT, magnetic nano-particle
    detection and delivery
    K. Yenice Assoc. Professor/
    Radiation Oncology
    yrs Stereotactic and image guided
    radiotherapy:  treatment planning
    and delivery

    The staff of the Committee on Medical Physics:

    Name Position Email Group
    Ruth Magaña Graduate Program Administrator rmagana [at] radiology.bsd.uchicago.edu Committee on Medical Physics

    The staff of Radiology Basic Science:

    Name Position Email Group
    Loretta Powell Secretary lpowell [at] radiology.bsd.uchicago.edu Basic Science Faculty in Radiology