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Adam Regiel to give a talk, “Physics in Medicine: Clinical Innovations and Professional Pathways,” November 8 ,2017

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Dr. Adam Riegel, the director of the medical physics graduate program at Hofstra University and Vassar alum (class of ’04), will discuss professional aspects of medical physics, educational pathways, and the potential for a rewarding career using physics to diagnose and cure disease on Wednesday, November 8, 4:00 pm in Sanders Auditorium, Physics 206. This event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Riegel, a senior physicist in the Department of Radiation Medicine at Northwell Health and the director of the medical physics graduate program at Hofstra University on Long Island, will discuss the captivating and rewarding field of medical physics, a branch of applied physics that utilizes physical concepts and processes in medical applications.

This event is sponsored by the Physics & Astronomy Department.

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Posted by Office of Communications Monday, October 23, 2017