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Frank N. Ranallo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor (CHS)

ABR Certified, Diagnostic Radiological Physics

Department Affiliations

Medical Physics

Radiology

Education

B.S., Physics & Mathematics, DePaul University

M.S., Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Ph.D., Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Positions

  • Assistant Professor (CHS), Medical Physics and Radiology, University of Wisconsin-School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

  • Associate Professor (CHS), Medical Physics and Radiology, University of Wisconsin-School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

Memberships

  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine

  • American College of Radiology

  • Sigma Pi Sigma

  • Sigma Xi

Patents

  • Instrument for the Measurement of X-ray Beam Characteristics, U.S. Patent No. 4,935,950, 1990, self-owned

  • Method and Apparatus for the Measurement of X-Ray Sources, U.S. Patent No. 4,697,280, 1987, institution-owned

Publications

  • Thomadsen BR, Paliwal BR, Petereit DG, Ranallo FN. Radiation Injury from X-ray Exposure during Brachytherapy Localization. Medical Physics. 27, Jul 2000
  • Stewart BK, Ranallo FN. Point Counterpoint: Proposition: For diagnostic imaging - film will be of historical interest only. Medical Physics. 26, May 1999
  • Fisher JR, Lin P-J, Butler P Conway BJ, Ranallo F, Rossi R, Shepard J, Strauss K.. Instrumentation Requirements of Diagnostic Radiological Physicists, AAPM Report No. 60. , Aug 1998
  • Ranallo FN, The Noninvasive Measurement of X-ray Tube Potential, Ph.D. Thesis, 1993;
  • Ranallo FN, Cameron JR, Principles of Image Quality and Dosimetry in Computed Tomography, Edio Electa - Mediterranean Journal of Radiology and Imaging: 107-120, October - December 1990;
  • Smith H-J, Ranallo FR, A Non-Mathematical Approach to Basic MRI (BOOK), Medical Physics Publishing Corp, 1989;
  • Ranallo FN, PHYSICS of Screen-Film Mammography, Chap.4 in the book Handbook of Breast Imaging, Churchill Livingstone, 1989;
  • Ranallo FR, et al, Calibration and Use of Wisconsin kVp Test Cassette, Medical Physics Publishing 15: 768-772, 1988


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