Faculty and Staff

    The faculty of the Committee on Medical Physics:

    Name Position/Department Years in Program Research Area
    H. Al-Hallaq Assoc. Professor/
    Radiation Oncology
    yrs Image-guided radiation therapy,
    functional imaging
    M. Aristophanous Assistant Professor/
    Radiation Oncology
    yrs Image-guided radiotherapy and automation using machine learning and image analysis techniques
    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
    K. Bader Assistant Professor/
    Radiology
    yrs Image-guided therapeutic ultrasound (Bader Lab website)
    T. Carroll Professor/
    Radiology
    yrs Evaluation of neurovascular disease and stroke, cardiovascular disease and peripheral vascular disease using MRI
    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
    G. Redler Assistant Professor/
    Radiation Oncology
    yrs Radiation dosimetry, oxygen imaging, physiology of tumors
    I. Reiser Asst. Professor/
    Radiology
    yrs 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 (Wiersma Lab website)
    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
    Hoang Ngoh, Ph.D. Graduate Education Administrator ngoh [at] uchicago.edu
    Elena Rizzo Director of Graduate Education erizzo [at] uchicago.edu