Research Area

Medical Physics

We study the physics of the human body and medical therapies.

Medical Physics


The multidisciplinary Medical Physics research programs are primarily focused on addressing problems in Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Oncology. Exciting and award winning research is being carried out in such diverse areas as: breast imaging using MR, microwaves and x-ray scattering, portal image dosimetry and treatment verification, image processing, radiation therapy treatment delivery optimisation, spectroscopic MRI, stereotactic radiosurgery, and the modeling, simulation and analysis of radiation transport.

Faculty Active in this Research Area

Associate Professor

Boyd McCurdy

CancerCare Manitoba
Assoc. Head Medical Physics/Professor

Stephen Pistorius

205 Allen Bldg 204-474-6205

Medical Physics program