Virginia Commonwealth University

School of Medicine

Medical Physics, MS, PhD

Address:

PO Box 980149

PO Box 843051

Richmond, VA 23298

United States

Phone:

1-804-828-7188

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S., Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Medical Physics offers students course work and practical clinical training in physics as it is applied to the diagnosis and treatment of human diseases. Required course work provides theoretical and practical training in radiation dosimetry, radiation biology, radiation therapy, imaging and health physics. The Ph.D. in Medical Physics offers students course work and research training in physics as it is applied to the diagnosis and treatment of human diseases. Research interests include functional imaging using PET and NMR, CT image artifact removal and deformation, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, radiation therapy dose calculations, 4D radiation therapy, and brachytherapy dose calculations.

Accreditation:

Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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