News

Congratulations Jennie Crosby, PhD, Spring 2020

08/04/2020

Jennie Crosby successfully defended her dissertation “Investigation of Deep Learning in Medical Imaging for Enhanced Workflow, Improved Diagnosis, and Explanatory Artificial Intelligence". Jennie's advisor was Maryellen Giger.

Congratulations Joe Foy, PhD, Spring 2020

08/04/2020

Joe Foy successfully defended his dissertation "Variability and Harmonization of the Radiomics Workflow for Improved Clinical Implementation". Joe's advisor was Samuel Armato.

Congratulations Corey Smith, PhD, Spring 2020

08/04/2020

Corey Smith successfully defended his dissertation “Model-Based Image Reconstruction for Multiple View Microscopy”.  Corey's advisor was Patrick La Riviere.

A deep learning methodology for improved breast cancer diagnosis using multiparametric MRI

08/04/2020

Congratulations to our 3rd year graduate student Isabelle Hu for her recent publication in Scientific Reports, also shared by AuntMinnie.com! 

Professor and entrepreneur Maryellen Giger, PhD’85, brings computer-aided breast cancer detection and diagnosis from bench to bedside.

08/03/2020

https://mag.uchicago.edu/science-medicine/image-health

With better breast imaging, radiologists could find, classify, or rule out cancer sooner—reducing anxiety, medical risk, and costs for millions of patients.

Medical Physics Commitment to Diversity

06/18/2020

The Graduate Program in Medical Physics at the University of Chicago mourns and condemns another murder of a Black person at the hands of the police. The unjust deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery were the tipping point that demonstrate the urgent need for societal changes after years of innocent Black lives lost, followed by failures to bring offending officers and racist vigilantes to justice.

BSD specific guidance on COVID-19

03/16/2020

The health, safety and well-being of our BSD community, on and off-campus, is our top priority. We will continue to update the community regularly to keep you informed. Information on BSD-specific resources can be found here. Also please continue to consult the University and University of Chicago Medicine guidance as appropriate.

Therapeutic ultrasound and prostate cancer treatment thesis defense

10/07/2019

Gregory Anthony successfully defended his thesis discussing therapeutic ultrasound and improved image guidance and combinatorial treatments for recurrent prostate cancer. Anthony's advisor is Steffen Sammet. Anthony is now a diagnostic imaging physics resident at Indiana University.