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Ross McGurk, PhD, DABR

Assistant Professor Medical Physicist


Medical Physics Resident (2015)

North Carolina Cancer Hospital

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC


Doctorate of Philosophy – Medical Physics (2013)

Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Thesis title: “Filtering strategies and consensus segmentation methods for positron emission tomography (PET) images and their applications to radiation therapy.”

Master of Science with Distinction – Medical Physics (2007)

University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Thesis title: “Variation of image counts with patient anatomy and development of a Monte Carlo simulation system for whole-body bone scans.”

Bachelor of Science with 1st Class Honours – Medical Physics (2006)

University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Bachelor of Science – Physics and Mathematics (2005)

University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology, Therapeutic Medical Physics (2017)

Professional Interests

Professional expertise or interests – functional imaging, analysis of data extracted from the MOSAIQ oncology information system for quality improvement projects