Faculty Profiles: Richard Popple

Richard Popple, Ph.D.

Medical Physics Residency Director
Head of Treatment Design and Delivery

Research Interests:

"My research interests are centered on intensity modulated radiation therapy, treatment plan optimization, novel treatment planning techniques, and the clinical implementation of new technologies. My clinical interests are focused on treatment process development and improvement of treatment efficiency."


John Boggs
Phone: (205)934-5670
Email: jboggs@uabmc.edu

Physical Location:
Hazelrig-Salter Radiation Oncology Center
1700 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35249
Education and Postdoctoral Training:
  • Auburn University, B.S., June 1988
  • Rice University, M.A.; May 1991
  • Rice University, Ph.D.; May 1996
  • Rice University, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1996-1998
  • The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship; 1998-2000

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Awards / Honors:

  • National Merit scholarship, 1984-1988
  • Sigma Pi Sigma, 1986
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta, 1986
  • Phi Kappa Phi, 1988
  • Magna Cum Laude graduate, Auburn University, 1988
  • University Scholar, Auburn University, 1988