The division of diagnostic and nuclear medical physics provides medical physics support for clinically effective and safe use of both radiation-producing (i.e., CT) and non-ionization (e.g., MR) imaging modalities.  Three PhD dedicated medical physicists are on faculty and are recognized experts in CT, MRI, and Nuclear physics. 

The division is also part of the radiological medical physics program of the College of Medicine.

Job Opportunity: Diagnostic Medical Physicist Assistant Position Available

The department of radiology is currently seeking a diagnostic medical physicist assistant to join our division. This position offers numerous career advancement opportunities within the field of medical physics, including part-time pursuit of a graduate degree (MS or PhD), providing a unique avenue for professional development. Additionally, internal candidates receive priority consideration for our Diagnostic Imaging Physics Residency program at the UK College of Medicine. For detailed job responsibilities and qualifications, please refer to the posting here

Division Chief

Jie Zhang, PhD, DABR (D, N), FAAPM

Positions Held:
  • Professor of Radiology, College of Medicine
  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Chief, Division of Diagnostic and Nuclear Medical Physics

Division Faculty and Staff