Vice Provost and Dean of Research
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Medical/Radiation Physicist, Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S)
BioI serve as the diagnostic medical physicist for Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Lucille Packard Children's Hospital, and Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System.
• Supervise quality control program of diagnostic X-ray imaging practice (Computed tomography, Interventional Radiology, Fluoroscopy and Radiography): accreditation, continuous quality control procedures
• Manage Stanford hospital CT dose monitoring program and CT protocol optimization; Work with each clinical section (Neuro, Chest, Body, Cardio-vascular) on clinical task-specific CT Dose and Image Quality optimization by utilizing our state-of-the-art CT equipment and novel iterative reconstruction techniques
• Work with Children's hospital's faculty and staff to reduce radiation dose to pediatric patients in CT, Fluoroscopy and Radiography
• Review proposed research uses of x-rays in human subjects for Stanford IRB: evaluate doses and estimate risks and advise research investigators on radiation safety issues and how to solve related problems.
• Manage radiation safety of diagnostic x-ray imaging practice to ascertain the compliance of State and Federal regulations, Joint Commission recommendations, and University policies
• Develop and provide lectures to hospital faculty, staff, and trainees on topics including CT technology, CT dose optimization, Fluoroscopy dose optimization, and radiation risk from ionizing imaging exams
• Advise hospital faculty and staff on the strategy of reducing medical ionizing exposures; Provide risk communication information to patients for their ionizing radiation exams