Riley Stanford-Hill

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Riley Stanford-Hill is a junior at Stanford studying Engineering Physics with a concentration in Biophysics. She is passionate about the intersection of physics and medicine and intends to pursue an MD/Ph.D.

She is currently working on the lab's pre-clinical small-animal cadmium zinc telluride positron emission tomography system. Her work involves modeling the system in GATE as well as working with experimental data with the goal of being able to accurately position multi-interaction events. 


  • BS Candidate in Engineering Physics at Stanford University. 
  • The Buckley School (2019), Valedictorian. 

Honors & Awards

  • Recipient of Trainee Grant in 2021 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference
  • Recipient of the BioX Fellowship (2021)
  • Recipient of the Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Seed Grants in Radiology (2021)
  • Recipient of the Stanford Undergraduate Research Grant in Physics (2020)


  • Pre-Clinical Small Animal Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) Positron Emission Tomography (PET) System.
  • RF-penetrable PET ring for simultaneous PET/MRI.