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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Ramsey Derek Badawi, Ph.D. View profile as PDF

Ramsey Derek Badawi

Clinical Interests

Dr. Badawi is a medical physicist specializing in Nuclear Medicine. His clinical interests include maintenance and development of technical excellence in nuclear medicine imaging and therapy.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Badawi's current research interests include quantitative PET imaging,  dedicated breast PET/CT, high resolution multi-modality imaging of the wrist, large axial field of view PET scanners and imaging of response to cancer and arthritis therapy. Dr. Badawi’s is currently funded by the NIH to build the world's first Total Body PET scanner.

A news article and video on this project can be found here.



Chief of the Division of Nuclear Medicine


Cancer, Radiology, Biomedical Engineering



Radiology Physics

Center/Program Affiliation:


Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St., Suite 3100
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Phone: 916-734-0655

Additional Phone:

Phone: 916-703-2273


Ph.D., University of London, London, United Kingdom 1998
B.S., University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom, 1987
M.S., University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom, 1988


University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle WA 1998

Professional Memberships:

American Association of Physicists in Medicine
IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences
Society for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Society for the Internet in Medicine