Biomedical Ultrasound Research LabWestern Science

Physics 2600B - Introduction to Medical Physics

Course description: An introduction to key physical principles as applied to medical imaging and radiation therapy. Topics covered will include: imaging metrics, ionizing radiation and radiation safety, radioactivity, radiation therapy, computed tomography, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging.

Instructor: Prof. Tamie Poepping

Course details (2014-2015):
  Course Syllabus

  3 lecture hours, 0.5 course

  Winter term (Jan-Apr)

  Times: Tues 9:30-11:20 am, Thurs 9:30-10:20 am

  Location: Physics & Astronomy Building, PAB150 (Tues)/ PAB034 (Thurs)

No required textbook/material.
Recommended reading material:
   Medical Imaging Physics, by WR Hendee, ER Ritenour
   Physics of Radiology, by AB Wolbarst
   The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, by Bushberg et al.

Course delivery website: UWO OWL
  (UWO username and password required)