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 Assoc. Professor/
    Radiology
    yrs SPECT & PET instrumentation
    G. S. Karczmar Professor/
    Radiology
    yrs MRI/MRS, image processing
    P.J. LaRiviere Assoc. 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 Professor/
    Radiation Oncology
    yrs Image-guided therapy
    C. S. Reft Assoc. Professor/
    Radiation Oncology
    yrs Treatment planning, dosimetry
    I. Reiser Asst. Professor/
    Radiology
    yr Tomosynthesis imaging,
    system modeling and assessment,
    observer models
    S. Sammet Assoc. 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:

    Ruth Magaña, Graduate Program Administrator rmagana [at] radiology.bsd.uchicago.edu