Medical Physics Faculty

Instruction is provided by senior faculty members who are leaders in their field. Many are in board-certified members, officers, or fellows of professional societies and national associations; one is a former president of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine; others are affiliated with prestigious institutions including Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital.
 


I. C. Noyan
Professor and Program Co-Director

Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics Department, Chair
(office) 1120 S.W. Mudd
(mail) 200 S.W. Mudd, MC 4701
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 1-212-854-8919
Email: icn2@columbia.edu

Research Interests: x-ray and neutron scattering, radiation sources and detectors

Cheng-Shie Wuu
Professor and Program Co-Director; Graduate Advisor

Department of Radiation Oncology
Children's Hospital N. Basement Room 11
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 1-212-305-2256
Email: csw6@columbia.edu

Research Interests: 3-D gel dosimetry with optical-CT scanning, image-guided radiation therapy, Cerenkov radiation measurement, dosimetry for radiation-induced secondary cancer, microdosimetry, biophysical modeling.

Howard I. Amols
Senior Lecturer
/ Medical Physics Affiliated Faculty
Department of Radiation Oncology
622 W. 168th Street
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 1-212-305-7801
Email: hia1@columbia.edu

Research Interests: intensity modulated and image guided radiation therapy, quality assurance for advanced technology radiation therapy.

John C. Arbo
Associate; on leave 2017-2018


Research Interests: radiation detectors, radiation transport, whole-body K40 counting, in vivo neutron activation.
Peter D. Esser
Professor Emeritus and Special Lecturer / Medical Physics Affiliated Faculty

Department of Radiology
Milstein-3-202
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 1-212-854-8434
Emai: pde2@columbia.edu

Research Interests: molecular imaging (PET, nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology), clinical medical physics, clinical image processing and communications.


Klaus A. Hamacher
Associate Professor (Radiology)  / Medical Physics Affiliated Faculty
Department of Radiology
Milstein-3-202
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 1-212-342-3589
Email:
kah2212@columbia.edu

Research Interests: molecular imaging (Nuclear Medicine, PET, Nuclear Cardiology), dosimetry, image processing, diagnostic medical physics.


Sachin R. Jambawalikar
Assistant Professor of Radiology (Physics)
/ Medical Physics Affiliated Faculty
Department of Radiology
177 Ft. Washington Ave.
Milstein Bldg Room 3-124B
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY 10032-3784
Phone: 1-212-305-5005
Email: sj2532@columbia.edu

Research Interests: fast magnetic resonance imaging techniques, quantitative mri techniques, diffusion imaging, relaxometry, arterial spin labeling and DCE pharmacokinetic analysis to evaluate their potential as clinical biomarkers for disease processes.


Monique C. Katz
Special Lecturer/
Medical Physics Affiliated Faculty
200 S.W. Mudd
Mail Code: 4701
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-305-5170
E-mail:  mck2@columbia.edu

Research Interests:  Diagnostic radiology and radiographic image quality.

Yongguang Liang
Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology (Physics)
/ Medical Physics Affiliated Faculty
Department of Radiology
Milstein Hospital Building 3-225
177 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY  10032
Phone: 1-212-305-9020
Email: yl2877@columbia.edu
    
Research Interests: CT dosimetry and clinical protocol optimization, mammography, quality control assessment in medical imaging.
Jerome A. Meli
Adjunct Associate Professor

Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics Department
200 S.W. Mudd, MC 4701
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 1-212-854-4457
Email: jm2391@columbia.edu

Research Interests: brachytherapy, dosimetry, clinical applications of brachytherapy.

 


Thomas Morgan
Adjunct Professor

Chief Radiation Safety Officer
Executive Director, Radiation Safety
Environmental Health and Safety
601 W. 168th St, Suite 56, MC 70
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 1-212-305-0303
Email: tlm2126@columbia.edu

Research Interests: health physics; radiation doses to patients and staff in clinical settings.

Stephen L. Ostrow
Adjunct Professor

Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics Department
200 Mudd, MC 4701
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 1-212-854-4457
Email: slo8@columbia.edu

Research Interests: radiological engineering; health physics; standoff detection of explosives, toxic chemicals, and nuclear materials.

Lawrence N. Rothenberg
Adjunct Professor

Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics Department
200 Mudd, MC 4701
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 1-212-854-4457
Email: lr2436@columbia.edu

Research Interests: diagnostic x-ray image quality assessments, mammography and CT dosimetry, radiation protection.

Anna Rozenshtein
Associate Professor / Medical Physics Affiliated Faculty

Department of Radiology
Milstein 3-246
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 1-212-305-6495
Email: ar250@columbia.edu

Anatomy faculty research interests: functional cardiac CT and MR, education (effect of massed vs interleaved methods of instruction on recall and induction in visual pattern recognition training), medical economics.

Randy Yeh
Assistant Professor/ Medical Physics Affiliated Faculty

Department of Radiology
200 S.W. Mudd
Mail Code: 4701
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 1-212-305-2986
Email: ry2210@columbia.edu

Research Interests:  The use of radiopharmaceuticals in oncological imaging using PET and SPECT.

Marco Zaider
Senior Lecturer
(Radiation Oncology) / Medical Physics Affiliated Faculty
Attending Physicist and Head of Brachytherapy Physics
(Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - MSKCC)
Professor of Physics (Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College)
1275 York Ave.
New York, NY 10021
Phone: 1-212-639-7125
Email: zaiderm@mskcc.org

Research Interests: medical physics, biophysical modeling, microdosimetry, quantum chemistry, radiation transport.


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