University of Wisconsin–Madison
2018 Golf Outing Winners

Alejandro Roldan, Katrina Ruedinger, Michael Falk, and Rafael Medero, of the Cardiovascular Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, pose with Bucky after their success at the 2018 Medical Physics Golf Outing.

Congressional Staff Tour

The largest congressional staff group to ever visit UW-Madison gathered in WIMR recently to learn more about the research that happens in our facilities. Read more about the visit...

East High students visit
Fetal Biomagnetism

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 core faculty members, many with cross-appointments or affiliate appointments in one or more clinical departments. These include Radiology, Human Oncology, Psychiatry, and Medicine. Several faculty have cross appointments in the School of Engineering, in Nuclear Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Biomedical Engineering.


Monday, October 15, 2018:
Molecular Imaging for Personalized Cancer Immunotherapy / Characterization of Signal Changes in Light Guides used for Scintillation Dosimetry in the Presence of a Magnetic Field
Monday, October 22, 2018:
Radiation Injury: Protection, Mitigation, and Treatment, and the Challenges of Dosimetry for Radiation Biology
Monday, November 12, 2018:
Optical Imaging Advances in Surgery and Radiation Therapy


10/15/2018 – Eric Simiele Wins First Prize in NCCAAPM Young Investigator Competition

10/5/2018 – Weibo Cai Invited to Serve as Co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Nanobiotechnology

9/10/2018 – Marina Emborg Featured in UW News Stem Cell Feature

8/28/2018 – Congressional Staff Tours WIMR Facilities

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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Our dynamic academic programs enrich and enable the scientists 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!