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Department of Medical Physics

Medical Physics is one of 10 basic science departments in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The department has 30 faculty members, many with cross-appointments or affiliate appointments in one or more clinical departments. These include Radiology, Human Oncology, Psychiatry, and Medicine. Several faculties have cross appointments in the School of Engineering, in Nuclear Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Biomedical Engineering.


Monday, September 10, 2018:
Utilizing the Birefringent Properties of the Human Fovea in the Design of Ophthalmologic Diagnostic Instrumentation


Monday, September 17, 2018:
Multiscale Imaging of Collagen in Breast Cancer Models


Monday, September 24, 2018:
Lighting the Path to Cancer Detection and Therapy


8/7/2018 – Prof. Weibo Cai Invited to Deliver Plenary Lecture at Chinese Society of Nuclear Medicine Meeting

7/20/2018 – Martin Wagner Receives R21 Grant for 4D Fluoroscopy Project

7/9/2018 – Cai Research Group at the 2018 SNMMI Annual Meeting in Philadelphia

7/3/2018 – Weibo Cai Receives Nano Research Young Innovators Award

In the Spotlight

Ke Li


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At University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical Physics, Our dynamic academic programs enrich and enable the scientist of tomorrow, today. Check out our residency and graduate programs!

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The changing seasons in many ways define life in Wisconsin, and in Madison we find creative ways to get the most out of each one. Take a trip around the sun with us and explore for yourself.

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State-of-the-art research facilities enable ground-breaking discoveries in many different research areas. This month we are highlighting the work of our Computed Tomography group.

UW Medical Physics

The Department of Medical Physics Annual Fund Program is a meaningful way to support the department’s educational and research programs. Click on the button below to learn more!