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Medical Physicists - Academic

Academic Faculty

Research Focus

D. Louis Collins
Associate Professor
PhD (McGill '94)
Image processing, registration, segmentation, MRI, image guided neurosurgery, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy. louis.collins [at]

Issam El Naqa
Associate Professor
PhD (Illinois Inst Tech '02)

Oncology bioinformatics, Computational and Systems Biology, Multimodality Imaging, Adaptive Radiotherapy Issam.elnaqa [at]
Shirin Abbasi Nejad Enger
Assistant Professor
PhD (Med Phys) (Uppsala, Sweden '08)
Monte Carlo based dose planning systems, radiation dosimetry, brachytherapy, detector development, radiation protection. shirin.enger [at]

Ives Levesque
Assistant Professor
PhD (McGill '09)

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) physics, acquisition, and image reconstruction. Magnetization transfer and relaxation mapping. Applications in oncology, neuroimaging, and musculoskeletal imaging. MR imaging methods for radiation oncology treatment planning.

ives.levesque [at]

Andrew J. Reader
Associate Professor
PhD (London, England '98)

Positron emission tomography.

Image reconstruction.

andrew.reader [at]
Jan Seuntjens
Professor & Director, MPU
PhD (Ghent, Belgium '91)
Radiation dosimetry, Monte Carlo simulation, 4D radiation therapy, ionization chambers. jan.seuntjens [at]
Ervin B. Podgorsak
Emeritus Professor
Postdoc (Toronto '73)
Photon and electron beam dosimetry; stereotactic radiosurgery; general applications of physics to radiotherapy.  


Medical Physicists - Clinical

Hospital Faculty

Research Focus

Krum Asiev
Affiliate Member
MSc (McGill '06), M-Phys Residency (McGill '09)
Quality control of Varian linear accelerator, Theratron T780 Cobalt unit, Gulmay orthovoltage machine, Nucletron MicroSelectron HDR brachytherapy afterloader. kasiev [at]
Tanner Connell
Medical Physicist
PhD (McGill '15)
Modulated electron therapy; MV imaging with low-Z targets. tanner.connell [at]

Suzana Darvasi
Certified Network Associate
BSc (Gabor Denes Tech U '98)

Server administration for clinical and research activities; assistance in server and software-related support. suzana.darvasi [at]
Stephen Davis
Assistant Professor
PhD (Wisconsin-Madison '09)
Accurate radiation dosimetry applied to calibration of radiation measurement devices. Commissioning of a Monte Carlo treatment planning system. stephen.davis [at]
François DeBlois
Assistant Professor
PhD (McGill '01), M-Phys Residency (McGill '03)               
Photon and electron beam dosimetry, stereotactic radiosurgery, Monte Carlo treatment planning
and medical physics software.
francois.deblois [at]
Slobodan Devic
Assistant Professor
PhD (Belgrade '97), M-Phys Residency (McGill '02)
Radiochromic film dosimetry; biological target volumes for radiotherapy treatment planning. slobodan.devic [at]
Michael D.C. Evans
Assistant Professor
MSc (McGill '85)
Linac calibration and measurement, HDR brachtherapy, total body irradiation, radiation safety. Radiation safety and management of safety programs for Class II nuclear facilities. Development of total body irradiation techniques. Development of treatment and dosimetry for eye plaques.  Linac calibration and measurement with novel detectors. michael.evans [at]
Alain Gauvin
Affiliate Member
MSc (McGill '92)
Medical imaging informatics. alain.gauvin [at]
Gyorgy Hegyi
Affiliate Member
PhD (Babes-Bolyai Cluj '92)
Dose optimization in CT procedures. gyorgy.hegyi [at]
Maritza Hobson
Affiliate Member
PhD (Wisconsin-Madison '08 ), Postgraduate (Calgary '10)
Development of in vivo transit dosimetry procedures for EPIDs, characterization of portal imagers, development of routine QA procedures for image quality on OBIs, CT Sim using ACR CT phantom maritza.hobson [at]
Christian Janicki
Affiliate Member
PhD (Montréal '88)
Effect of radiation on restenosis; use of radioactive coils for aneurysm embolization. christian.janicki [at]
John Kildea
Affiliate Member
PhD (Dublin '03), MSc (McGill '10), M-Phys Residency (McGill '12)

Radiation Oncology Knowledge Sharing - translational research 

Neutron-Induced Carcinogenic Effects - fundamental research

john.kildea at
Li Heng Liang
Affiliate Member
MSc (McGill '04), M-Phys Residency (McGill '06)
Orthovoltage treatment machine, film dosimetry. lliang [at]
Belal Moftah
Affiliate Member
PhD (British Columbia '96), M-Phys Residency (McGill '99)
Developing of 3D polymer gel dosimeter for advanced radiotherapy treatment planning and verification systems. bmoftah [at]

Pavlos Papaconstadopoulos
Affiliate Member
PhD (McGill '16), M-Phys Residency (McGill '18)

Monte Carlo statistical methods in radiation physics and medical imaging, small field and non-equilibrium dosimetry, film dosimetry, beam modelling. pavlos.papaconstadopoulos [at]
William Parker
Associate Member
MSc (McGill '95) 
Pediatric radiotherapy, quality assurance and dosimetric measurements of IMRT. william.parker [at]

Piotr Pater
Affiliate Member
PhD (McGill '17)

Lung cancer imaging & treatment. Planning experience for SRS & SBRT on MULTIPLAN treatment planning station (CyberKnife). piotr.pater [at]
Horacio Patrocinio
Associate Member
MSc (McGill '93)
Stereotactic radiosurgery, image-guided stereotactic body radiation therapy, motion and margin assessment in radiotherapy, image-guided brachytherapy. horacio.patrocinio [at]

Emily Poon
Affiliate Member
PhD (McGill '09)

Monte Carlo dose calculations; adaptive radiotherapy; treatment planning software development; brachytherapy dosimetry; deformable image registration.

emily.poon [at]

Marija Popovic
Affiliate Member
PhD (McMaster '07)

Adaptive radiation therapy. Image guided radiation therapy. Advancing treatment planning techniques for head and neck cancer. The tools for decision making processes in the context of radiotherapy. Biases with the treatment planning process. Intraoperative radiotherapy.

marija.popovic [at]
Russell Ruo
Affiliate Member
MSc (McGill '95)
SRS, SBRT/SABR, IMRT, IGRT. russell.ruo [at]
Monica Serban
Affiliate Member
MSc (McGill '07)
Commissioning and validation of Eclipse electron Monte Carlo Treatment Planning System monica.serban [at]
Emilie Soisson
Assistant Professor
PhD (Wisconsin '05)
Lung SBRT, Monte Carlo Treatment Planning, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Tomotherapy, IGRT. emilie.soisson [at]
Gabriela Stroian
Assistant Professor
PhD (Montpelier, France '01)
Monte Carlo simulations for brachytherapy, Lung cancer therapy - breathing motion management, outcome, complications, Breast cancer therapy - brachytherapy, IORT. gabriela.stroian [at]
Nada Tomic
Medical Physicist
Residency (McGill '06)
Radiochromic film dosimetry; image guided radiotherapy.

ntomic [at]

Radiation Biologists

Radiation Biologist

Research Focus


Shirley Lehnert
PhD (London, England)

Radiobiology, tumor biology, drug delivery, functional imaging. shirley.lehnert [at]

External Members


Research Focus


Christophe Furstoss
Medical Physicist
PhD (Paris, France '03)

Clinical and research projects; Canadian Partnership for quality radiotherapy; new treatment techniques (IGRT, SRT, SBRT).

cfurstoss.hmr [at]

G. Bruce Pike
Adjunct Professor
PhD (McGill '90)

Magnetic Resonance (MR) Imaging: MRI acquisition physics, magnetization transfer theory and applications,
functional MR brain imaging , cerebral blood flow imaging, neuronal activation physiology, diffusion tensor imaging, image guided neurosurgery.
bruce.pike [at]

Richard B. Richardson
Adjunct Professor
PhD (Bristol '92)

Radiation, p53, stem cells, cancer, aging. richardr [at]

Arman Sarfehnia
Associate Member
M-Phys Residency (McGill '12)

Water calorimetry, particle therapy dosimetry, detector design and optimization, beam quality, absolute dosimetry. arman.sarfehnia [at]