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2018

June

Sydney Jupitz Accepted Into WISCIENCE Public Service Fellows Program

Catherine Steffel Selected to Attend Communicating Science Workshop

Charlie Matrosic Receives Travel Award from UW SRGC

Gengyan Zhao Receives ISMRM Merit Award

May

Andrew Santoso and Blake Smith Receive 9th Annual Standard Imaging Travel Awards

East High Students Visit Department

April

Weibo Cai Inducted into AIMBE College of Fellows

March

Diego Hernando Awarded R01 Grant for Liver QSM Project

Catherine Steffel Awarded F31 Grant for Ultrasound of Carotid Plaque Project

February

Catherine Steffel Selected to Attend Catalyzing Advocacy in Science Engineering 2018 Workshop

Ian Marsh Selected to Receive 2017 Ride Scholar Award

Bryan Bednarz Co-Authored AAPM Task Group Report Among Top Ten Most-Downloaded Papers in Medical Physics

Gengyan Zhao Receives ISMRM Trainee Stipend

January

Jeni Smilowitz and Guang-Hong Chen Elected as AAPM Fellows

2017

December

Andy Alexander Receives 2018 Postdoctoral Mentor Award

October

Prof. Robert Jeraj and Others Work to Highlight Medical Physics Within the American Physical Society

September

Profs. Andy Alexander and Brad Christian Appointed Co-Chairs of Waisman Brain Imaging Laboratory

Prof. Michael Speidel Awarded R21 Grant for Dual-Energy Subtraction Angiography

August

Andrew Santoso and Catherine Steffel Receive Travel Grants to IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium

Catherine Steffel and Amy Weisman awarded WISELI Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant

Jordan Slagowski Receives John R. Cameron Young Investigator Symposium Award

David Adam and Andrew Shepard Receive 8th Annual Standard Imaging Travel Awards

July

Medical Physics Alumnae Elected to AAPM Positions

Dr. Charles Mistretta Receives ICRU Gray Medal

Jorge Jimenez Awarded F31 Grant for New MRI Breast Screening Protocol

Weibo Cai Named to Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorship

June

Christie Lin and IGT Group Receive Alavi-Mandell Publication Award at 2017 SNMMI

Cai Research Group at the 2017 SNMMI Annual Meeting in Denver

Bruce Thomadsen Publishes New Book on Brachytherapy Physics

Cum Laude Award Winners at 2017 ISMRM

May

Christina Brunnquell, Ph.D., Selected for AAPM Science Council Associates Mentorship Program

April

Four Cai Group Members Win Travel Awards

Jon Hansen Wins First Prize at 2017 NCCAAPM Spring Meeting Young Investigator Symposium

February

Vivek Prabhakaran Co-heading $5.5 Million Alzheimer's Study

Calibration Lab Students win CIRMS Awards

January

Presentation Slides Available for Frank Ranallo's Radiation Safety Talk

2016

December

Four Cai Group Members Receive RSNA Travel Awards

Margo Batie Selected as GEM Fellow

November

Calibration Lab Students Receive AAPM Travel Awards

CT Group Members Receive Travel Awards

October

Prof. Weibo Cai Delivers Plenary Lecture at EANM Annual Congress

Lindsey Drehfal Wins Best Student Presentation at ITEC

Michael Kissick Publishes New Book on Radiation Physics

September

Daniel Gomez-Cardona Receives 2016 RSNA Trainee Research Prize

August

Matthew Scarpelli, Brandon Walker Receive John R. Cameron Young Investigator Symposium Awards

July

Profs. Thomadsen and Smilowitz Elected to AAPM Leadership Positions

Cai Research Group Receives Multiple Awards at 2016 SNMMI Meeting

Leonard Che Fru and Brandon Walker Receive Standard Imaging Travel Awards

June

Rock Mackie-Cofounded Startups Shine at Governor's Business Plan Contest

May

Bruce Thomadsen Receives 2016 University Housing Honored Instructor Award

Dr. Jeni Smilowitz Receives Alliant Energy Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Award

Professor Marina Emborg receives 2016 Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award for Brain Repair

April

Chuck Mistretta Receives 2016 IEEE Medal

Calibration Lab Students Win AAPM Awards

Wesley Culberson Chosen President-Elect of AAPM North Central Chapter

March

DeLuca to Receive 2016 AAPM William D. Coolidge Award

Drs. Jeraj, Ranallo elected as AAPM Fellows

February

UW Medical Physics Program Alumnus Willi Kalender Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Professor DeWerd and the Work of ADCL Faculty, Staff, and Students featured on ScienceDaily

January

Cai Invited to Serve on Editorial Board of Two Journals

Chuck Hatt and Colleagues' Paper Selected as Medphys.org Editor's Pick

2015

December

Mistretta Earns National Honor for Innovation

November

Mistretta Receives UWSMPH Folkert O. Belzer Award

Cai Group Develops Antibody to Target Key Cancer Marker

Rock Mackie Honored with 2015 Excellence in Entrepreneurial Education Award

October

Wieben and Colleagues Awarded $4 Million Grant to Study Early Warning System for Pregnancy Complications

September

Collaborative Research on Molecular Imaging Published in PNAS

Christopher England and Reinier Hernandez Awarded 2015 Molecular Imaging Travel Awards from RSNA

Reinier Hernandez Awarded the 2015 EANM Eckert & Ziegler Abstract Award

August

21st Annual Medical Physics Golf Scramble Scheduled for August 31

Mistretta Receives Academy of Radiology Research 2015 Distinguished Investigator Award

July

Daniel Gomez Cardona and Everardo Flores Receive Standard Imaging Travel Awards

June

Cai Research Group Shines at 2015 SNMMI Annual Meeting

Ansel Hillmer Awarded Alavi-Mandell Award by SNMMI

May

Cai Invited to Serve on the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports

Reinier Hernandez Receives Amgen Scholars Alumni Travel Award

Cai Elected as Vice President-Elect of the Radiopharmaceutical Sciences Council of SNMMI

Marina Emborg Chosen as New President Elect the American Society of Neural Therapy and Repair

April

Guang-Hong Chen Collaborates with Dept. of Geology to Image Rocks for Fossils

March

Larry DeWerd to be Awarded the AAPM Edith H. Quimby Award for Achievement in Medical Physics

MRRC/ADCL Investigators Receive Another AAPM Farrington Daniels Award

Guang-Hong Chen To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

February

Standard Imaging Celebrates 25 Years in Business

Review Article Co-Authored by Prof. Cai Published in Accounts of Chemical Research

Alumnus James Dobbins, Ph.D., Named Associate Vice Provost at Duke University

January

Jamey Weichert Research Featured on Front Cover of Neurosurgery

Sixiang Shi Receives Grainger Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship

Cai Invited to Serve on the Editorial Board of 2 Imaging Journals

Bruce Thomadsen to receive the the 2015 Ulrich Henschke Award

Bruce Thomadsen to deliver the John Vilforth Lecture at the 2015 CRCPD

2014

November

Weibo Cai Edits Molecular Pharmaceutics Special Topic Issue on PET

Kurt Pedersen awarded NCCAAPM Young Investigators Prize

October

Oliver Wieben Receives Two Awards at ISMRM Conference

August

Multidisciplinary Collaborative Research in WIMR on PET/MRI Published in Advanced Materials

Weibo Cai Invited to Serve on 2 Committees of SNMMI

July

Three Department faculty are authors / co-authors of four of the 10 most cited papers in Medical Physics

Kai Ludwig and Martha Malin Receive Standard Imaging Travel Awards

Collaborative Research on Photoacoustic and PET Imaging Published in Nature Nanotechnology

Congratulations to AAPM "Best in Physics" Abstract Authors!

June

Cai Research Group Shines at the 2014 SNMMI Annual Meeting in St. Louis

Paper Authored by Korosec, Grist, Mistretta One of the 30 Most Influential Papers in Medical MRI

Frank Korosec Elected to Fellow of the ISMRM

May

Reinier Hernandez Awarded NSF Travel Allowance; Cai Named Co-Investigator on New Pilot Grant

April

James Hermus, Student of Profs. Szczykutowicz and Mistretta, Receives Hilldale Award

Cai Invited to Serve on the Editorial Board of Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Cai to Serve on 2 NIH Study Sections as Ad Hoc Member

March

Mackie Receives AAPM William D. Coolidge Award

February

Chuck Mistretta Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Campagnola Receives Vilas Associate Award from UW-Madison Graduate School

January

Cai Receives Vilas Associate Award from UW-Madison Graduate School

Guang-Hong Chen Selected to Receive Kellett Mid-Career Faculty Researcher Award

Cai Invited to Serve on the Discovery Grant Panel of Prostate Cancer Canada

Cai Invited to Attend the 1st Annual SNMMI Future Leaders Academy

Cai Invited to Serve Another 3-Year Term on CPRIT Scientific Peer Review Panel

Cai Invited to Serve on the Editorial Board of Theranostics

2013

November

Medical Physics Researchers Uncover Way to Detect Dangerous Fetal Heart Rhythm

UWMRRC Announces Grand Opening of New Linac Laboratory + Open House

October

2013 Bowl-O-Rama Winners

Mistretta Named Outstanding Contributor to Medical Physics by ICMP

September

Cai Group Wins Two Awards at the 2013 World Molecular Imaging Congress

August

"Exploring Solutions for Parkinson's Disease" Taking Place September 12

Cai Awarded the 2013 EANM Springer Prize for Best Basic Science Paper

Medical Physics Golf Scramble Taking Place August 29

Cai Group Research Featured in 2013 Prostate Cancer Research Highlights by the Department of Defense

July

Weibo Cai Puts Finishing Touches on New Book

June

Cai Awarded a $720K American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant

Cai Group Receives Four Awards at the 2013 SNMMI Annual Meeting in Vancouver

April

Cai Elected as RPSC Board of Directors of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

Don Tolbert, Friend, Former Faculty Member, Colleague, Passes Away

Dr. Edward F. Jackson Named New Chair of Medical Physics

Cai Awarded an R01 Grant on Development of Molecular Imaging Agents

March

Marina Emborg Contributes to Breakthrough in Parkinson's Research

Med. Physics Professor Emeritus TR Mackie Awarded U. of Saskatchewan Alumni of Influence Award

February

Li, Tomkowiak, Szczykutowicz Win Awards at SPIE Conference

State hopes to invest in Molecular Imaging in the UW Carbone Cancer Center

Open House on Feb 22 - 23 for New Student Applicants

Zhang Awarded SNMMI Bradley-Alavi Student Fellowship

2012

December

2012 Training Grant Symposium

Search for New Medical Physics Chair Continues

November

Last Flu Shot Clinic For UW Employees Nov. 19

October

UW-GE Research Agreement

August

Frank Ranallo earns Journal of the American College of Radiology Award

Chuck Mistretta Awarded AAPM Lifetime Achievement Award

Yin Zhang, Abby Besemer win Standard Imaging Travel Awards for AAPM

July

Prof. Cai Awarded the 2012 European Association of Nuclear Medicine Eckert & Ziegler Abstract Award

June

Cai group wins another award at the 2012 SNM Annual Meeting

Ansel Hillmer receives SNM award

Ranallo captures transit of Venus

May

Mackie's medical isotope project receives $20.6 million in federal funding

April

Dr. Hao Hong wins Berson-Yalow Award from the Society of Nuclear Medicine

Mistretta honored with Hilldale Award

DeWerd Group wins AAPMs Farrington Daniels Award

March

Two Neuroscience Training Program students receive awards

February

Ivan Rosado-Mendez to receive UNAMs Al Merito Universitario award

Meyerand awarded Vilas Distinguished Service Professorship

January

Shuttle Service Resumes from HSLC to Main Campus, WID

2011

December

Weibo Cai Molecular Imaging Class

October

Nagle Takes Leadership Role In Cystic Fibrosis Imaging

September

Department Picnic September 13

August

Robert Jeraj, Glen Liu awarded $1 million to use imaging to track prostate cancer progression

July

New Student Orientation Date Set

June

Search Engine Goes Live

Cai Molecular Imaging Agent Targets Cornerstone Of Cancerous Tumors

May

Wakai Biomagnetism Lab Featured in SMPH Alumni Quarterly

UW at the Montreal Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Meeting

Weibo Cai Awarded DoD Grant for Prostate, Breast Cancer

Peppler, Bevins, Szczykutowicz, McCabe Defend Title at 2011 Bowl-O-Rama

Standard Imaging Travel Award for AAPM Meeting in Vancouver

Healthy Normal Volunteers Sought For an Imaging Research Study

April

43 Medical Physics Ph.Ds awarded 2008-2010

March

Hendee to be the 2011 Cameron Symposium Speaker

Bednarz, Corradini, Wilson speak on The Nuclear Emergency in Japan

Successful 2011 MedPhysics Open House, March 11-12

February

Fain Awarded Hartwell Foundation Grant for Cystic Fibrosis Study



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