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Medical Physics, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Hugo, Dr. Geoffrey
Director, Medical Physics Programs
medphys@vcu.edu
(804) 628-7780

Admission requirements summary

Medical Physics, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Degree:

Ph.D.
Semester(s)
of entry:

Fall
Deadline
dates:

Jan 15
Test
requirements:

GRE

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 areas include molecular imaging, functional imaging using PET and NMR, cone-beam CT image reconstruction, deformable image registration, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, radiation therapy dose calculations, 4D radiation therapy and brachytherapy dose calculations.

Student learning outcomes