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Medical Physics Principles


This course is designed to give physicists, engineers, chemists, pre-med students, and other technical majors an introduction to the application of physics in the field of medicine.

-PHYS 354 Medical Physics Principles Syllabus, Winter 2017, Ron Kumon, PhD

Research Topics in Medical Physics

3D photoacoustic imaging of melanoma

Monte Carlo modeling of photon transport in biological tissue
Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
Diffuse optical tomography
Photoacoustic tomography
Ultrasound-modulated optical tomography
Biomedical spectroscopy
Endoscopic microscopy
Optical elastography
Neurophotonics
Medical laser technology
Ultra-fast optics in biomedicine

 

High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)
Ultrasound-mediated drug delivery
3D ultrasound imaging
Quantitative Ultrasound (QUS)
Image Artifacts
Elastography

 

Technologies for digital imaging
X-ray CT in treatment planning
Quantitative imaging
Multi-energy CT
Multi-detector CT
CT image reconstruction
Fluoroscopy
Cone-beam CT
Safety + Calibration methods

X-ray contrast agents

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