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Richard Popple uab radiation oncology

Professor and Assistant Vice Chair for Medical Physics
Director, Medical Physics Division

Head of Treatment Design and Delivery
Associate Director, Medical Physics Residency Program

Areas of Interest: 
Medical physics

Physical address
Hazelrig-Salter Radiation Oncology Center
1700 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Administrative Contact
Kara Bishop

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."

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

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