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The UNAM Medical Physics graduate program

The UNAM MSc (Medical Physics) program was created in 1997 to help solving the lack of formal education for physicists interested in the clinical aspects of medical physics. The goals of the program are to educate for the clinical responsibilities of a medical physicist and/or initiate a research career in the field. I coordinated the original proposal and the program until 2017. The program has graduated more than 130 individuals: 60% work in the clinic and 25% have pursued doctorate studies. Many of the 20 graduates who have completed doctorate degrees/ postdoctorate trainings currently hold research positions in Mexico. The UNAM MSc (Medical Physics) is accredited by CONACyT in the national roster of quality graduate programs (PNPC), with the highest qualification.

Teaching and student supervision

I have directed more than 40 thesis at the undergraduate and graduate level. Most of my former students hold research positions in Mexico or abroad, and a good number are clinical medical physicists. My former students IM Rosado Méndez, LR Ayala Domínguez, JP Cruz Bastida, and ID Muñoz Molina have obtained the Alfonso Caso Medal that UNAM grants yearly to the best students in each graduate program. Many of my students have obtained the JM Lozano Award that the Physics Institute grants to its most distinguished associate students.

Currently I teach

Física en Medicina (Medical Physics curriculum)

Curso Propedéutico de Física Moderna (for the graduate entrance examination)

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