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Education and training of medical physicists in south East Asia: Accomplishments and challenges

Thomas, Brian (2011) Education and training of medical physicists in south East Asia: Accomplishments and challenges. Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal: a multidisciplinary open access online journal, 7(3), e23.

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Abstract

John Cameron has made significant contributions to the field of Medical Physics. His contributions encompassed research and development, technical developments and education. He had a particular interest in the education of medical physicists in developing countries. Structured clinical training is also an essential component of the professional development of a medical physicist. This paper considers aspects of the clinical training and education of medical physicists in South-East Asia and the challenges facing the profession in the region if it is to keep pace with the rapid increase in the amount and technical complexity of medical physics infrastructure in the region.

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ID Code: 52485
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: John Cameron, Education, Clinical Training, Medical Physics, South East Asia
ISSN: 1823-5530
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CLINICAL SCIENCES (110300)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Schools > Physics
Deposited On: 19 Jul 2012 16:31
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2014 14:02

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