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Physics
Improving human health

MSc/PhD Programs in Biomedical Physics
CAMPEP accredited option

BSc Program in Medical Physics

Take a tour through any hospital and look at any piece of equipment with an on/off switch that is brought into the diagnosing the human condition. That machine is based on principals of physics discovered by a physicist and built by an engineer.

- Neil de Grasse Tyson, Astrophysicist

In the News

2018-19 Medical Physics Fourth Year Thesis Poster Presentation
Posted Fri, May 3rd

On Friday, April 26th, students from PCS 40A/B gathered for a poster session to present their 4th-year medical physics thesis research projects.

Fourth year thesis poster presentation event - group shot of student participants.
NSERC USRA Opportunity - Spatial Inter-relationship Mapping using Computed Tomography in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Posted Tue, Jan 22nd

Quantitative computed tomography (CT) imaging in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients provides measurements of the underlying disease features, small airway disease and emphysema,

NSERC-USRA Opportunity - Quantitative Computed Tomography Imaging of Spatial Heterogeneity in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Posted Tue, Jan 22nd

Computed tomography (CT) provides high resolution images of the underlying structural abnormalities in patients with lung disease.

NSERC-USRA Opportunity - Computational ViroPhysics
Posted Tue, Jan 22nd

In Physics, our understanding of phenomena is expressed in terms of math expressions, e.g. F=ma or E=mc^2, which also allows us to make verifiable predictions beyond experimental observations.