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Ning J. Yue, PhD

Professor, Executive Vice Chair & Chief Division of Physics

Dr. Yue received his Ph.D. in Physics from University of Pennsylvania and his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from University of Science and Technology of China. He completed his medical physics residency and postdoctoral trainings at Thomas Jefferson University, then joined the Department of Therapeutic Radiology of Yale-New Haven Hospital as a radiological physicist


Chingyun Cheng, PhD

Medical Physicist, Assistant Professor

Dr. Cheng received her PhD from Duke University in the field of quantum optics, where she explored the interaction in low dimension strongly correlated electron gas. She completed a medical physics residency in department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania, followed by her postdoctoral training at UPenn and IROC Philadelphia. She provides high


Taoran Cui, PhD

Medical Physicist, Assistant Professor

Dr. Cui earned a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2013 and an M.S. in Medical Physics from Duke University in 2015. He then completed a residency in Medical Physics at Cleveland Clinic. He joined the medical physics faculty in 2018. Dr. Cui is certified in Therapeutic Radiological


Abhishek Dwivedi, MS

Medical Physicist, Assistant Professor

I received my Masters in Medical Physic from Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY. Currently I am working on completing my PhD thesis. My Research interests are Data mining and retrospective analysis of data to create AI driven models to predict outcomes in radiation oncology. I have over eighteen years of experience in commissioning of


Chi Ma, PhD

Medical Physicist, Assistant Professor

Dr. Ma was born and raised in China where he completed his undergraduate studies at University of Science and Technology of China majoring in Applied Physics. He received his PhD in medical physics from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2014. During graduate school, he worked on the development of 3-dimensional ultrasound cardiac strain imaging techniques and


Ke Nie, PhD

Medical Physicist, Associate Professor, Program Director Medical Physics Residency Program

​Dr. Nie received her PhD in radiological physics from University of California, Irvine. Following two years as a Research Scientist at Carestream Health Inc., she completerd her residency training at University of California, San Francisco. In the same year, she joined the Department of Radiation Oncology at Rutgers and has been working here since then.


Meral Reyhan, PhD

Medical Physicist, Assistant Professor

​Dr. Reyhan earned a Masters degree from Rutgers University in Physics with a concentration in Nuclear Physics and Surface Science. She earned Masters and Doctoral degrees from the University of California Los Angeles in Biomedical Physics, receiving the Dissertation Year Prize for her research in magnetic resonance imaging. She completed a residency in therapeutic medical


Eric Simiele, PhD

Medical Physicist, Assistant Professor

I received my undergraduate degree in health physics from Purdue University, then pursued my masters and doctorate degrees in medical physics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) in the Medical Radiation Research Center laboratory. This laboratory is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin Accredited Dosimetry Calibration Laboratory (ADCL), which is one of three standards laboratories


Irina Vergalasova, PhD

Medical Physicist, Assistant Professor

Dr. Vergalasova completed her undergraduate degree in Physics at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey followed by her doctoral degree in Medical Physics at Duke University, after which she also completed her therapeutic physics residency at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Vergalasova serves as the Director of Brachytherapy Physics, the Director of the Medical


Xiao Wang, PhD

Medical Physicist, Assistant Professor

Dr. Wang was born and raised in China where she completed her undergraduate studies in Wuhan University with physics major. She received her PhD in medical physics from University of Wisconsin-Madison. During graduate school, she worked on the development of strain imaging and quantitative ultrasound techniques on carotid plaque and evaluated the relationship between plaque