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Radiation oncologist elected a fellow of the American Association of Physicists

Nzdhe Agazaryan

Nzdhe Agazaryan

Nzhde Agazaryan, professor of radiation oncology and the chief of clinical medical physics and dosimetry in David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been elected a fellow of the American Association of Physicists.

Agazaryan’s research and clinical interests include stereotactic radiosurgery, stereotactic body radiotherapy, small field dosimetry, and image‐guided radiotherapy, with an emphasis on translational research and clinical trials. Dosimetry is the measurement, calculation and assessment of the ionizing radiation dose absorbed by the human body. He also serves as a quality and safety officer for UCLA Health and the radiation oncology department.

The election honors members who have distinguished themselves by their contributions in research, education and leadership in the medical physics community. The award was presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee, in July 2018.

Agazaryan, who is also a professor of physics and biology in medicine, has published more than 40 peer reviewed papers, and he has a long track record of mentoring students, residents and junior faculty.

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