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Medical Physics

Welcome Message from our Division Director

Welcome to the Division of Radiation Medical Physics, a branch within the Department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University. Our division is composed of medical physics faculty, medical dosimetrists, engineers, staff, graduate students, and researchers of different levels. We are concerned with three areas of activity: clinical service and consultation, research and development, and teaching. Our vision is to be the world’s premier program committed to excellence and innovation in clinical practice, scientific research, technological development, and education.


Physics Retreat, September 24, 2021

The Division of Medical Physics hosted a retreat to continue to promote scientific, translational, and clinical research activities among its members.

Many thanks to Guillem Pratx and April Prasad's team for organizing the event. 


Wu Liu Awarded R01 Grant by the NIH

September 21, 2021

Liu's proposal was entitled "Focused kV X-ray Modulated Conformal Radiotherapy for Small Targets."


Eric Simiele wins 2nd place in Children Oncology Group (COG) Young Investigator Research Competition

September 16, 2021

Eric Simiele won for his work on “Automation of the treatment planning process for VMAT TBI using the Eclipse API framework”. The scripts are shared to the public here. Stanford already treated 35 VMAT TBI patients since Oct 2019.


Ruijiang Li Featured in Stanford Hai Article “Using AI To Personalize Cancer Care”

August, 2021

“When most people think of radiology, they think of CT and MRI scanners finding the disease, but oncologists are often more interested in treatments for their patients,” said Ruijiang Li, associate professor in Radiation Oncology and a member of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI), when asked about using AI to help oncologists improve treatment for their patients.



Annual Social Event following AAPM 2021

July, 2021

After AAPM 2021, where the theme was “Creative science. Advancing medicine,” members of Medical Physics met up for its Annual Social.