Medical Physics Seminar 2015

no seminar

Instead of the regular seminar meeting, please try to attend the MSE Colloquium the next day, Friday, 2/13/15, 11 am-12 pm in Room 214 Mudd. Attendance will not be recorded.

Susanne Lee, PhD
Senior X-ray Detector Engineer, General Electric, Troy, NY
"The Materials Science of X-ray Photonics and their Potential Role in Medical X-ray Dark Field Imaging"

Host: I.C. Noyan

Aaron Svoboda, MS, DABR
Medical Physicist, SCL Health System - St Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO
"I Wish They Taught Me THAT Back in Medical Physics School!"

and on Friday 2/20, starting about 4+ pm at Mel's Burgers, Aaron & other MP alums will host an informal gathering to share experiences about job/residency/PhD hunting and the working life after graduation.

Stephen Marino
, MS
Senior Staff Associate, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University
Manager, Radiological Research Accelerator Facility (RARAF)
"Radiation Dosimetry Using Ionization Chambers"

Mutian Zhang
Assistant Professor & Medical Physicist
College of Medicine, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, University of Nebraska Medical Center
"Physicist Makes Mistake, Too!"
Dr. Zhang will lead an informal pre-Seminar Q&A session about CAMPEP residencies, at 3 p.m. in ET287.


no seminar - midterms

no seminar - spring break

Gerhard Randers-Pehrson, PhD
Senior Research Scientist, College of Physicians & Surgeons
Associate Director, Radiological Research Accelerator Facility (RARAF)
Center for Radiological Research, Columbia University
"Microbeam Physics"

Patrice Spitalnik, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University
"The Cellular Pathology of Cancer"

no seminar - On Friday, 4/10, we will tour the Microbeam Facility at Columbia's Nevis Laboratory.

Stephen Marino, MS
Senior Staff Associate, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia Univ., Manager, Radiological Research Accelerator Facility
“Tour of the Nevis Lab MicrobeamFacility”
(time & travel arrangements provided separately)

Thomas J. Petrone, PhD, DABR
CEO & Chief Medical Physicist
Petrone Associates, LLC 

"Is Medical Physics Consulting For Me?"

Manish A. Parikh
, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons
Director, Physician Education, NYP Hospital, Columbia University
(topic) Using fluoroscopy for interventional cardiology

Stephen Balter
Professor of Clinical Radiology (Physics) (in Medicine)
New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University
(topic) Dosimetry for interventional cardiology

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