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Physics of Diagnostic Radiology

Physics of Diagnostic Radiology

Physics Review Course Faculty

Jerry Bushberg, John Boone, Tony Siebert, Ed LiedholdtJerrold T. Bushberg, Ph.D., Program Director, Clinical Professor of Radiology and Director of Health Physics Programs at UC Davis. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Radiological Physics/Health Physics from Purdue University and has served as a consultant in Nuclear Medicine, Health Physics, and Radiation Biology to several National and State organizations and agencies. Dr. Bushberg is a member of the main scientific council of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement (NCRP) as well as holds the position of Senior Vice President. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine and the American Board of Medical Physics.

J. Anthony Seibert, Ph.D., Professor of Radiology at UC Davis. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiological Physics, and is a fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. Dr. Seibert is currently the President of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. He has served on several scientific review committees for the US Army Breast Cancer Research program and is an ad hoc member of several National Institute of Health study sections. His research interests span diagnostic imaging technology, dual-energy image acquisition techniques, digital mammography detector evaluation, and picture archiving and communications systems deployment.

Edwin M. Leidholdt, Jr., Ph.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology at UC Davis; Adjunct Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Texas in San Antonio; Program Manager, Southwestern Service Area, National Health Physics Program, US Department of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Leidholdt received his Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Virginia. His interests include imaging physics and nuclear cardiology. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Radiological Physics and Medical Nuclear Physics.

John M. Boone, Ph.D., Professor of Radiology at UC Davis. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Radiological Physics, and is a fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine and of the Society of Breast Imaging. Dr. Boone is a member of the National Institute of Health study section in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, and served on the board of the US Army Breast Cancer Research Program. Dr. Boone's research interests are focused on the development of novel early breast cancer detection tools, studying the effect of screening using computer simulation techniques and the development of computed tomography systems for small animal research.